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 Ohioans November/December 2019

    Wed, 12/11/2019

    In this issue, learn: about the new CFAES Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention * How Ohio’s booming greenhouse industry allows Ohio grown veggies to be grown year-round * about Time and Change: The Ohio State Campaign * What foods to feed birds during winter months * about the opening of the new Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Extension Building
  2. CFAES Impact for Farmers October 2019

    Wed, 10/02/2019

    In this issue, learn: How farmers and producers can keep livestock fed despite feed shortages * How farmers and producers can diversify and potentially earn income on growing hemp as a new crop in Ohio * About the educational and career outlook for students who earn an agriculture degree * How CFAES is helping farmers deal with the farm crisis * About Heather Raymond, the new CFAES water quality initiative leader * How much the Dean’s Charity Steer Show raised for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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