The Sept. 14 breakfast program by the Environmental Professionals Network, a service of the CFAES School of Environment and Natural Resources, will look at being metaphorically and ecologically “Resilient Through Fire.”
Youngstown Vindicator, Aug. 23; featuring Dave Shetlar, CFAES Department of Entomology
USA Today, Aug. 10; featuring Aaron Wilson, OSU Extension
Bio Market Insights, Aug. 9; featuring Ajay Shah, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Ohio Sea Grant, which is part of CFAES, and the Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative will host a free public webinar called Great Lakes Aquaculture Days from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. The program offers virtual tours of farms around the region and Q&A sessions with the farmers and Sea Grant specialists. Find out more. (Photo: Yellow perch, CFAES.)
Elena Irwin, pictured, CFAES Distinguished Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics and faculty director of Ohio State’s Sustainability Institute, has been named one of the 47 members of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board.
Ohio State News, Aug. 5; featuring Justin Chaffin, Stone Laboratory
Nature, Aug. 2; featuring Linda Saif, Center for Food Animal Health
A common farm weed called field pennycress, also known as stinkweed, could be farmed to make a cleaner bio-jet fuel.
That’s according to a recent study whose senior author is Ajay Shah, an associate professor in the CFAES Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering.
Read the story. (Photo: Field pennycress by Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, Bugwood.org.)
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- How grazing goats can help control invasive plants in your woods.
- How to call turkeys, identify frogs, stock your pond with the best types of fish, and grow your own edible mushrooms in a bucket.
- How and when to harvest timber, and what today’s volatile lumber prices can mean for you and your woods.
- How to identify the spotted lanternfly, an invasive species new to Ohio that can damage your fruit and shade trees and grape vines.