CFAES Impact

The goal of CFAES Impact: to share research, outreach and teaching efforts from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences that are making a difference in the world. The insert is published eight times each year. Five issues are delivered within Ohio Farm Bureau's "Buckeye Farm News," and three within the organization's "Our Ohio" magazine.

  1. CFAES Impact for Farmers August 2019

    Wed, 08/14/2019

    In this issue: Learn how CFAES is working to help farmers as they deal with weather impacts, tariffs and low commodity prices * Find out what to expect from Farm Science Review this year * See how much farmers are paying in taxes this year on farmland * Read a column on the farm economy written by CFAES Farm Management Program Manager Ben Brown * Learn what new factsheets OSU Extension offers on Ohioline * read about what offerings educators will discuss during this year’s Manure Science Review.
  2. CFAES Impact for Farmers June 2019

    Sat, 06/01/2019

    In this issue: Learn about farm income projections * A program to help assess the financial health of farm operations * How phosphorus filters can reduce the amount of phosphorus draining from farm fields * A USDA grant to spur CFAES efforts turning dandelions into rubber * CFAES’ Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering ranked ninth nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate programs in agricultural and biological engineering.
  3. CFAES Impact For Ohioans May/June 2019

    Wed, 05/01/2019

    In this issue: Learn about CFAES soil scientist Rattan Lal’s extensive 50-plus-year career to improve soil quality * How to access Ohioline, which is OSU Extension’s free information resource * How OSU Extension is working with urban growers statewide to increase the production of local foods and create economic opportunities for Ohio urban communities * Ohio Farm Bureau’s 100th anniversary and partnership with CFAES * Spring plant sales * A CFAES assistant professor advanced to the Sweet 16 round at the national discussion meet competition at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convent
  4. CFAES Impact for Farmers April 2019

    Mon, 04/08/2019

    n this issue: Learn more about the new eFields 2018 Report, released recently by agronomists with The Ohio State University, that is designed to help farmers and advisors understand how new practices and techniques can improve farm efficiency and profitability.
  5. CFAES Impact March/April 2019

    Thu, 02/14/2019

    In this issue: Learn about Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory, which is now a 261-acre plot of land at West Lane Avenue near Kenny Road on the Columbus campus * CFAES works to promote pawpaw orchards, Ohio’s little-known, native fruit * Extension’s Master Gardener Volunteers grew and donated about 56,100 pounds of fresh produce to Ohio communities in 2018 * Improving Ohio’s water * Live Smart Ohio website offers helpful tips about daily living * Grow lettuce in containers * Test your soil before spring planting