National Academy of Engineering adds 3 Buckeyes
Matt Schutte Two Ohio State University professors and a recently retired faculty member have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Class of 2023 in recognition of sustained excellence in innovation and education. Alan Luo, Judit E. Pus ...
Controlling Slugs and Voles in Cover Crops
Last week, OSU Extension’s Water Quality Team launched their annual webinar series with a two-part webinar on cover crops. The team works closely with producers throughout the Western Lake Erie Basin to implement practices that not only improve growers’ o ...
OHIO 4-H SPARK EXPO RETURNS IN JUNE
Sally McClaskey (COLUMBUS) – Students have the opportunity to explore future careers at the 4-H Spark EXPO, held this summer on The Ohio State University campus. From June 14-17, teens at the Spark EXPO will learn about agriculture and related STEAM field ...
Farmers, ranchers needed for national study about balancing work and children
Sherrie R. Whaley All parents know how challenging it is to balance children and work, especially when childcare options are limited. One group of parents in particular, farm and ranch parents, are being sought for a national study into their experiences. ...
New $1.1 million project to fund Public Health AmeriCorps program at Ohio State University Extension
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Public health, community outreach, and youth engagement at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) are getting a boost with the announcement of a $1.1 million investment from AmeriCorps, t ...
Mandatory Youth Quality Assurance Training
We wil be offering 3 opportunites for Youth Quality Asssurance Training: Monday, May 8 6:00-7:30pm Saturday, May 20 10:00- 11:30am Saturday, June 3 6:00-7:30pm All training will be held at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds ...
Online Webinar- New Pesticide Applicator Training- April 12, 2023
This training program provides an overview of pesticide safety information. The morning session covers core topics. The afternoon sessions will review Ornamental Weed Control (Category 6c). Attendees will then choose between Industrial Vegetation (Categor ...
The Contemporary Relevance of Historic Black Land Loss
At the close of the Civil War, Black Americans owned very little farmland but began acquiring it at a rapid pace, so that by 1910, Black farmers owned more than 16 million acres. This, however, would be the peak of Black farmland ownership in the United S ...
Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size: Moving Away from Harmful Diet Culture Toward Self-Compassion
The diet industry in the United State is worth nearly $65 billion dollars and its success can be attributed to a 95% long-term failure rate. Weight management programs feed on insecurities that are perpetuated by societal norms of beauty and health. Diet ...
How COVID-19 Impacted Food Systems
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of our food supply system. While national-level responses to our food supply revealed a lot of weaknesses, the hyper-local response to feeding our communities demonstrated great strength in our mutual aid networ ...