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 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.
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. CFAES Impact for Farmers February 2019

    Fri, 02/01/2019

    In this issue: Learn about a new app that helps farmers know when to apply fertilizer to keep it from washing off their fields into waterways * CFAES works to extend local food production year-round * Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference is March 5-6 * Water Quality Initiative to improve Ohio waters * CORN Newsletter offers practical tips for farmers.