Healthy, wealthy, and wise: What worksite wellness means to people... and how Extension helps
Employers increasingly offer worksite wellness programs to employees, for good reason: a 2010 analysis in Health Affairs showed a decrease of $3.27 in medical expenses and $2.73 saved in absenteeism costs for every dollar invested in worksite wellness ...
Coming soon: This year's Wayne County Farm Tour will stop twice at ATI
The annual Wayne County Farm Tour attracts thousands of visitors each year, and this year, some of those visitors will have the opportunity see Ohio State ATI's Equine Center and new cattle handling facility. The ATI sites are two of eight stops in ...
Ohio State Wins Livestock Judging Competition
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Livestock Judging Team won the Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) Collegiate and Junior Livestock Judging contest on Oct. 6, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Exposition Center in Harrisbu ...
Dean Moser retirement party is Sept. 14
"I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well." -- Alan Greenspan Those who know Bobby Moser know how well this ...
CFAES announces new Moser Scholars Program
CFAES Dean Bobby Moser is retiring after 21 years, the longest run for a dean under Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee. As vice president for agricultural administration, Moser also oversaw OSU Extension, OARDC, and ATI. Moser’s wife, Pat, has been equall ...
'You feel like family': 4-H'er to intern in Japan
When Erin Hope was 12 years old, her mother saw a flier for an international exchange program sponsored by Ohio 4-H. "She just decided, 'OK, we'll host a Japanese exchange student.' And we fell in love with the program," Hope said ...
J.M. Smucker Co. Commits $1M to Ohio State for Food Innovation Research, Scholarships
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The J.M. Smucker Company and Timothy P. Smucker of Orrville, Ohio, have committed $1 million to support ongoing research and student success at Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The S ...
Three ways to learn about Lake Erie science while on vacation
Crowds swell in the summer months at Put-in-Bay as vacationers visit Lake Erie to fish, boat, and relax, and as young scientists study at Stone Lab. But students don't need to be the only ones having fun learning about Lake Erie. Visitors can take ad ...
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 ...
ATI ranks No. 1 nationally in two-year agriculture degrees
ATI is back on top as No. 1 in Community College Week's annual Top 100 report, after a one-year drop to the No. 2 slot. ATI ranked first in the nation among two-year institutions in the number of degrees awarded in agriculture (pdf), agricultural ...