Transitioning family farms to the next generation
Only 16.5 percent of family businesses, including family farms, survive to a third generation, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. And 39 percent of U.S. farmland is owned by those 65 and older, with fewer than 30 percent having identif ...
Big hats, big fun, big crowd: CFAES Recognition Program
The CFAES Recognition Program is a highlight event of the academic year. It is also one of the largest student-run events on the Ohio State campus. Entirely planned and produced by a student committee, more than 600 guests attend each year-- our students ...
Gone (or soon to be going) fishing: Charter captains prep for new season, new teaching
Ohio Sea Grant's annual Charter Captains Conference has become a tradition for Lake Erie charter boat captains, with many attendees regularly returning for the latest updates on Lake Erie fishing, regulations, and business opportunities. This year ...
Saddle and Sirloin's 99th Little International
Saddle and Sirloin held the 99th Annual Little International on Saturday, April 20 at the Ohio State University Beef Center. The Little International, originally called the Young International was first held in the fall of 1912 in order to help prepare th ...
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 ...
Brewing, buying biogas: OARDC campus at Wooster now runs on 30 percent green energy
Rotten produce. Animal fat. Bad soda. Manure. OARDC's Wooster campus is going to waste. And that's a good thing. The campus is using agricultural and food-processing wastes to meet nearly a third of its 12-megawatt-hour annual electricity needs. ...
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 ...
New testing method could make phosphorus monitoring cheaper, faster
Phosphorus is usually at the forefront of concerns about the health of Lake Erie. While watershed managers never stop searching for ways to reduce phosphorus input, they also need to be able to monitor current levels easily and cost-effectively. Chris Spi ...
Second Annual Student Council Pumpkin Carving Contest
Students come together for fall festivities in celebration of their college and friendly competition amongst student organizations. The 2012 College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences annual fall social was held October 25 this year. The ev ...
Growing numbers: CFAES enrollment up 3.3 percent
Attracting more students and creating a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students each year has always been one of CFAES's goals, and this year is no exception. Comparing autumn enrollment numbers from 2011 to 2012, undergraduate en ...