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  1. Extension Master Urban Farmer Program Offered Fall 2019

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/extension-master-urban-farmer-program-offered-fall-2019

    Interested in farming on a local and urban scale? Ohio State University Extension and Toledo GROWs ... is collaborating to offer the Master Urban Farmer Program in Lucas County. The class will meet on ... Session topics include: animal husbandry, bee keeping, speciality crops, soils, IPM, business planning and ...

  2. Alumni in the News

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/august-2019/alumni-news

    Plentiful: Agricultural Economics Leads the Way, other CFAES Majors Strong Dr. Matt Baker PhD 1990 ... Economics  Job Offers Plentiful: Agricultural Economics Leads the Way, other CFAES Majors Strong Earl ... Offers Plentiful: Agricultural Economics Leads the Way, other CFAES Majors Strong Dr. Scott Shearer BS ...

  3. Ohio Celebrates Local Foods Week

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/ohio-celebrates-local-foods-week

    a community garden in the neighborhood, an urban farm, a CSA (community support agriculture) farm, or a more ... What excites me in the summer, is a quick trip out to the garden to harvest a fresh tomato or two. ... local economy. Agriculture is Ohio’s number one industry contributing jobs for one in seven Ohioans, and ...

  4. Livestock Exposure Could Help Baby's Immune System

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/august-2019/livestock-exposure-could-help-babys-immune-system

    babies were far more diverse—in a beneficial way—than what was found in urban babies’ intestines. And, in ... a first-of-its-kind experiment, they found evidence of how a healthier gut microbiome might lead to more robust ... necessarily a good thing,” said the study’s co-lead author  Zhongtang Yu, a professor of microbiology in Ohio ...

  5. Dean's Charity Steer Show- the Results

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/august-2019/deans-charity-steer-show-results

    and NBA player, lead CBS sports analyst, and Ohio State Trustee- with 4-H member Sydney Sanders of ... of Miami County  Other exhibitors included:  Cathann Kress, Vice President for agricultural ...

  6. CFAES Alum Lal Named Summer 2019 Commencement Speaker

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/july-2019/cfaes-alum-lal-named-summer-2019-commencement-speaker

    Soil scientist Rattan Lal, one of The Ohio State University’s most decorated faculty researchers, ... 2019 Japan Prize in recognition of his research on sustainable soil management and its role in ... improving global food security and mitigating climate change. A Distinguished University Professor of Soil ...

  7. ODA Confirms Sudden Oak Death in Ohio

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/oda-confirms-sudden-oak-death-ohio

    Department of Agriculture (ODA), in coordination with USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ... nursery were shipped to Ohio retailers. This shipment went to at least 17 other states. Gardeners and ... allowable). Consumers should not compost or dispose of the plant material in municipal yard waste. Garden ...

  8. Agricultural Diversification Research Tour

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/agricultural-diversification-research-tour

    Featured will be topics such as scales of diversification and markets; ecosystem services in diverse systems; ecosystem and landscape pressures on small farms; diverse vegetable production; oilseed crops; and pastured poultry and chicken tractors. ...

  9. Meet Your CFAES Alumni Society Board

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/july-2019/meet-your-cfaes-alumni-society-board

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Alumni Board represents the voice of ... Owens- BS Agricultural Communications 2007                             Secretary- Hayley Beck- BSAGR ... Agricultural Communications 2015                             Treasurer- John Kellis- BS Natural Resources ...

  10. That Compost Contains What?

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/august-2019/compost-contains-what

    goes, the stalks are standing knee-high by the Fourth of July. The crop is growing in soil amended with  ... in the  Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation  (InFACT). Funded by a 2018  InFACT ... Linkage and Leverage grant, the project considers the long history of using human waste as an agricultural ...

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