National 4-H Week / October 5 – 11, 2014
Recently I attended a program where three high school 4-H members shared with an audience of about fifty people the wonderful benefits that they all gained through the Butler County 4-H program. Each one said something that caught my attention as I liste ...
Harvesting Your Own Garden Seeds
My absolute favorite meeting of our Master Gardeners’ group is the November seed exchange. Seed harvesting is an old industry that many of us do not think much about anymore. Now we typically order seeds from seed catalogues or buy them from seed racks. ...
Parents, Find Your Oxygen Mask
When sitting on an airplane waiting for take-off, have you ever put much thought into why flight attendants instruct parents travelling with young children to put on their oxygen mask first before putting it on their small children? Quite simply, in order ...
Volunteering Is Good for the Soul
With fall harvest almost completed, the changing colors of the leaves and with black Friday coming up soon many realize that 2014 is coming to a close soon. My kids have already started telling me what they want Santa to bring them for Christmas. No rea ...
CFAES conducts survey of animal facilities
The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) commissioned an Animal Facilities Re-envisioning Committee to provide recommendations towards a plan and vision for 21st century animal facilities that enhance the research, teaching an ...
FST Fall Semester Graduation Party
Please join us for cake in the Parker Food Science lobby as we gather to recognize our fall semester graduates and acknowledge other notable accomplishments of the semester. All are welcome to attend. ...
New development staff for Wooster campus
The college recently added two staff members to support development efforts for the Wooster campus. Dawn Hammer Tabata was named senior director of development for CFAES in September, 2014. Based in Columbus, she is responsible for major gifts fundraising ...
Partnership with K&S Millwrights yields new grain storage for Ohio State ATI
Animals need grain, and grain needs a place to be stored. At Ohio State ATI’s Grace Drake Learning Laboratory (GDLL), the need became especially pressing when one of its two grain bins developed structural problems. Located downhill from one of Ohio State ...
Alumnus named to crops manager position
Scott Ruck is Ohio State ATI's new crops manager. Scott is a 2011 graduate of the Ohio State ATI agronomy program, CFAES Department of Horticulture and Crop Sciences with an agronomy focus. Scott was previously employed by Shearer Equipment in Woos ...
FST Fall Semester Seminar
Please plan to attend a joint seminar presentation by Institute of Food Safety and Health (IFSH) Director Robert Brackett and Associate Director Jason Wan on Thursday November 20th 10-11 AM Parker 114. The presentation will provide an overview about the ...