Urban farming in a parking lot? See it in action in Wooster
Joe Kovach of Entomology, who is studying the best ways to grow food on old asphalt parking lots, is giving free monthly tours of his test plots this summer. The tours, which are aimed at urban farmers in Cleveland, Columbus, and other cities, are coverin ...
'CFAES Community Dialogues': New series to look at diversity, inclusion
The CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team is pleased to introduce a new series called "CFAES Community Dialogues." These dialogues are informational sessions led by a member or members of the CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team that will address an aspect ...
ATI dedicates new beef cattle handling facility
ATI livestock student Emily Painter, pictured right, wielded the scissors at the ribbon cutting for ATI's new beef cattle handling facility on Oct. 12. About 100 people attended the program, which showcased the Temple Grandin-designed facility to t ...
Grow your own lettuce in space? Students, researchers build system for NASA
Say you're on Mars and you fancy a salad. Unless the Curiosity rover can make an unexpected find of fresh romaine somewhere on the dusty Red Planet, you're looking at a nine-month trip to the nearest produce aisle on Earth. A better option? Grow ...
Dec. 18 Open Doors training: How to recognize, identify, end bias
OARDC, ATI, and the OSU Student Life Multicultural Center are hosting Open Doors training on Dec. 18 in the Fisher Auditorium conference room at OARDC, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. The training is part of the university's commitment to diversity and ...
OSU Students Travel to Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves
In December 2012 a group of OSU students traveled to Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves to work side-by-side with environmental scientists at Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Dunedin, FL. This partnership with DEP enabled the Florida faci ...
2013 CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum Highlights
The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) hosted the Tenth Annual CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Thirty-two undergraduate student researchers from CFAES and the School of Environment and Natu ...
CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team wins 2013 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award
The CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award by the University Senate Committee and the Office of Human Resources. Recognition was awarded to the Team based on demonstrated, significant commitment towar ...
Negotiating a Shale Drilling lLease? Where to Get Good Info
When Dick and Kaye Clay were approached by a shale energy representative about possibly leasing a portion of their Harrison County land, Kaye Clay knew where to turn for guidance. She had previously worked for the Guernsey County office of OSU Extension ...
OSU Students in Borlaug Summer Institute
Godwill Chewachong, Matthew Kost and Brian Pace were among 35 graduate students selected from across the U.S. to participate in the Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security at Purdue University, May 28-June 8, 2013. Chewachong is a Plant Pathology ...