The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
COLLEGE OF FOOD, AGRICULTURAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

OSU Extension launches new web presence

After 9 months and lots of work, 89 new websites — useful tools for Ohioans, and front doors to Ohio State — are live.

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Thank you for making CFAES’s Stop Hunger Now event a big success

Hungry people will now be hungry 75,000 fewer times. Some 350 of you and the H.J. Heinz Company Foundation made it possible.

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CFAES Staff Advisory Council honors outstanding staff members

When it comes to making our college even better, these four folks stood out.

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McPheron, van der Knaap, Herms named AAAS Fellows

“This worldwide recognition,” said Ohio State President Michael V. Drake, “underscores their many contributions to society.”

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Entomology students, faculty net ESA awards

They went to Portlandia. And came back with honors. Celebrate! And put a bird on it! Or even better a butterfly! 

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What’s on your mind? Give CFAES Staff Advisory Council your feedback

The council helps you help the college. Want to further boost respect, team building and communication? Use this chance to share your thoughts.

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Outreach and Engagement Office invites grant proposals, award applications

Increase your impact, or get recognized for it, through these two programs. Here’s what they offer and how to apply.

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Accelerator Awards created to kick-start commercialization of Ohio State inventions

Innovation happens daily at Ohio State. And sometimes it just needs a small bit of capital to take the next big step. Here’s a way to get it.

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Ohio State climate series breaks big on iTunes U

In the first week after its launch, “Climate Impacts in the Great Lakes” hit No. 1. Here’s who produced it, what it teaches and how you can check it out.

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An after Christmas story: Tips for reducing, reusing, recycling holiday trash

The season for giving means business for landfills — and that’s no gift at all. Learn how to keep your holidays happy while shrinking their solid-waste footprint.

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Climate change could shift buckeye’s habitat to Michigan (feat. Roger A. Williams, School of Environment and Natural Resources)
Columbus Dispatch (subscription required)  •  11/24
Downtown coyotes: Inside the secret lives of Chicago’s predator (feat. Stan Gehrt, School of Environment and Natural Resources)
National Geographic News  •  11/21
The search for alternatives to antibiotics (mentions new APLU task force, CFAES)
Food Safety News  •  11/19
Finding water in the great American food desert (feat. Morgan Taggart, OSU Extension)
German Marshall Fund blog  •  11/19
State apiarist works to protect Ohio’s beehives from myriad threats (feat. Barb Bloetscher, Entomology)
Columbus Dispatch (subscription required)  •  11/18
Boosting butanols role in the biofuel world (feat. Thaddeus Ezeji, Animal Sciences)
Phys.org  •  11/17
Nature wants her carbon back (feat. Rattan Lal, School of Environment and Natural Resources)
Huffington Post  •  11/17
The science of fall leaves: Better to rake or leave? (feat. Joe Rimelspach, Department of Plant Pathology)
Discovery News  •  11/10
What’s the deal with Interstellar’s idea that corn and okra are the only crops left in the future? Let’s ask a scientist (feat. Matt Kleinhenz, Horticulture and Crop Science)
TheKitchn.com  •  11/07
December 18
Winter Solstice and Candlelit Labyrinth Walk
December 19
December Webinar by Dean McPheron
December 24
Christmas Eve (Presidents Day observed): Offices closed
December 25
Christmas: Offices closed
January 1
New Year’s Day: Offices closed
January 13
Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast Club program
January 15
More Than Honey film screening
January 27
Earth’s Thermostat: Our Solar Furnace and Gas Ceiling
January 28
Earth’s Thermostat: Our Solar Furnace and Gas Ceiling