CFAES sustainability news, Nov. 19, 2021

COVID-19 and deer: Do you actually need to worry about COVID-19 spreading in deer? 

Self, Nov. 15, 2021; featuring Linda Saif, Distinguished University Professor, Center for Food Animal Health

A few more thoughts on soil fertility … 

Ohio’s Country Journal, Nov. 15, 2021, featuring Greg LaBarge, OSU Extension agronomy field specialist

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Energy Advancement and Innovation Center

Ohio State News, Nov. 12; CFAES researchers will be among those involved there

‘One of the greatest challenges of our time’

In a case of leadership by example, Ohio State President Kristina M. Johnson will return to the classroom to teach a course on reducing carbon emissions.

“Combating climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time,” Johnson said in an Oct. 26 Ohio State News story, “and Ohio State is stepping up to do its part in reducing the carbon emissions that cause extreme weather events and threaten the very future of our planet.”

Read the Ohio State News story.

CFAES sustainability news, Nov. 12, 2021

Toledo Blade, Nov. 1; featuring research led by Jay Martin, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

The Lantern, Oct. 29

The limits to growth?

The next monthly breakfast program by the Environmental Professionals Network is “The Limits to Growth, Revisited,” set for 7:15–9:30 a.m Tuesday, Nov. 16. Speaking will be Gaya Herrington, director of sustainability services, KPMG; and Sandy Doyle-Ahern, president, EMH&T. Josh Knights of Ohio State’s Sustainability Institute will be the moderator.

You can attend in person or virtually.

Learn more and register to attend.

‘So I can grow again through you’

CFAES’ 15th annual Stinner Summit takes place from 1–7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, with options to attend either in person at the new Science Building at CFAES Wooster or virtually. The event, its website says, offers an opportunity “to celebrate the legacy of Ben Stinner, look back on the past projects funded by the Stinner Summit, and chart the future of the Agroecosystem Management Program.”

Learn more and register to attend.

Farm strength through diversity

Registration is open for the next Environmental Professionals Network breakfast program, “Growing the Future of Agriculture: Conversations with Black Farmers and Educators.” It’s set for Oct. 12, 7:15–9:30 a.m., on Ohio State’s Columbus campus.

Check out the program and lineup of speakers. Register at this link.

See what’s happening in the Gwynne Conservation Area: Farm Science Review 2021

Click the image here to see the full schedule of activities in the Gwynne Conservation Area during Farm Science Review, Sept. 21–23, as well as a map of the grounds.

You can find this, too, in the free program booklet that’s available at the event.