Listen to greenhouse plants even better

Drones. Automation. Artificial intelligence. They’re some of the new, cutting-edge ways to monitor greenhouse plants. They’re also among the subjects to be covered by an upcoming workshop for greenhouse growers.

With a theme of “Improving Production Via Listening to Plants,” CFAES’ 2021 Greenhouse Management Workshop takes place online from Jan. 27–29.

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CFAES sustainability news, Dec. 2, 2020

Solar farms in Ohio

WOSU, Nov. 30; featuring Brent Sohngen, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

Are we making raccoons smarter?

CBS Sunday Morning, Nov. 29; featuring Stan Gehrt, School of Environment and Natural Resources

Ohio State, landfill and brewery among largest greenhouse gas emitters in county

Columbus Dispatch, Nov. 26

CFAES sustainability news, Nov. 9, 2020

Climate change greater threat to human life than nuclear holocaust, warn experts

Kashmir Images (India), Nov. 1; featuring Rattan Lal, School of Environment and Natural Resources

Researchers narrow down causes of Lake Erie algae blooms in 2020 review

WNWO-TV, Toledo, Oct. 28; featuring Chris Winslow, Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory)

‘One extreme after another’: Climate change forces region’s ag sector to adjust practices

Farm and Dairy, Oct. 22; featuring Aaron Wilson, OSU Extension

Let’s talk about climate change in Ohio

Come join virtual “Conversations on the Politics and Science of Climate Change in the Buckeye State.” It’s the next monthly program by CFAES’ Environmental Professionals Network, set for Tuesday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participating is free of charge.

Check out the lineup of speakers and register. (Photo: Getty Images.)

Ways to make Ohio more sustainable

A free public webinar called Sustainability and Ohio’s Landscape: Creating Value for People and the Environment takes place this Tuesday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and you still have time to register for it.

The focus will be on sustainability in three areas: in Ohio’s cities, on its farms, and in its forests. The speakers will be from CFAES, nonprofits, agencies, and businesses.

It’s the 2020 Spring Outlook program by CFAES’ Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics.

Learn more and register to watch. (Photo: downtown Cleveland, Getty Images.)