COVID vaccines aren’t just for people—new types are helping protect zoo animals too. CFAES’ Linda Saif, an expert on coronaviruses in animals, is quoted on the topic in Popular Science.
Ohio State News, Aug. 5; featuring Justin Chaffin, Stone Laboratory
Nature, Aug. 2; featuring Linda Saif, Center for Food Animal Health
“It’s important that health-promoting foods be accessible and prevalent in the American diet.”
So says CFAES scientist Jessica Cooperstone, who’s using her multiple areas of expertise—plant breeding and genetics, analytical chemistry, bioinformatics, and nutrition—to try to develop even healthier tomatoes for people to grow and eat.
Ohio State News, Feb. 23; researchers include Mary Rodriguez, Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership; and Leah Bevis, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
Get tips for sustaining your health against COVID in the video above from Ohio State.
Wicked Leeks (UK), Dec. 4; featuring Rattan Lal, School of Environment and Natural Resources
Farm and Dairy, Nov. 28; featuring Linda Saif, Food Animal Health Research Program
Farm and Dairy, Nov. 26; featuring Zoe Plakias, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
CFAES researcher Nicholas Basta is an expert on things that may contaminate soil.
Here, in an article on HGTV’s website, he shares tips for gardeners on dealing with a bad one.
The upcoming World Soil Day shows that the soil’s health is linked to our own.
CFAES’ 14th annual Stinner Summit will focus on COVID-19. What has it shown about the fragility of our food system? How can the system be made more resilient?
The event, whose theme is “Adapting Ohio Agroecosystems for Resilience to the Pandemic and Other Natural Disasters,” will be held online from 1–4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16.
The Buckeyes take care of their buckeyes, and also their maples and oaks.
The Arbor Day Foundation has given Tree Campus USA honors to both the Ohio State Columbus campus and the CFAES Wooster campus. The recognition means that the campuses met core standards for keeping their trees healthy. Healthy trees in turn give benefits to people, air, and water.
CFAES’ Linda Saif, an international expert on coronaviruses and Distinguished University Professor, has been rightly extremely busy lately answering reporters’ questions, including “Can pigs catch COVID-19?” “Can pets get coronavirus from humans?” and “Can veterinarians prevent the next pandemic?”
You can learn more about Saif’s and her colleagues’ expertise on coronaviruses here, and if you’re a journalist and want to ask them questions, their contact information is there, too.
Saif gave a good backgrounder on coronavirus biology, genetics, and related matters in a recent webinar, which you can watch in the video above.