A CFAES postdoctoral researcher is one of many speakers set for the 2021 Virtual Annual Conference of the Northern Nut Growers Association, which runs from Aug. 1–4.
At CFAES, our mission is: We sustain life. Soon, our students will gain a new path for learning to do just that.
CFAES’ four-year degree program in sustainable agriculture—centered on a balance of food production, environmental quality, economic viability, and social responsibility—will start fall semester 2021. Here are five things to know about it …
CFAES is launching a four-year degree program in sustainable agriculture. The new major, which will lead to a bachelor of science in agriculture, starts fall semester 2021.
“Our graduates will have practical skills, be problem solvers, and systems thinkers—the qualities needed for success in many careers and that will help them make the changes in the world we’re all hoping for,” said Casey Hoy, holder of CFAES’ W.K. Kellogg Foundation Endowed Chair in Agricultural Ecosystems Management. Hoy led the team that created the major.
Leafy greens generally don’t like it hot. What can you do? Tim McDermott, educator with the Franklin County office of OSU Extension, CFAES’ outreach arm, and Michelle Nowak of Columbus’s Franklinton Farms will share ideas during the upcoming annual conference of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association.
Discover the new crop called Kernza when CFAES researcher Steve Culman presents “Organic Perennial Grain Crops for Grain and Forage” during the upcoming annual conference of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association.
CFAES’ Agroecosystems Management Program (AMP) requests research proposals for on-farm research by teams of Ohio State researchers and Ohio farmers. Grants are available annually through the Paul C. and Edna H. Warner Endowment Fund for Sustainable Agriculture. The proposal deadline is March 1. Read more.
Following official approval from the Ohio Department of Higher Education, CFAES has added a major in sustainable agriculture to Ohio State’s roster of more than 200 academic majors. Read the story.
Registration is open for the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s 42nd annual conference, Ohio’s largest such event focused on sustainable agriculture, set for Feb. 10–15 online.
The conference sponsors include three CFAES programs, and among the 60-plus scheduled speakers are 10 from CFAES and Ohio State.
We invite you to join us this Friday, Dec. 4, for a celebration of World Soil Day. Our free public virtual program will feature:
Des Moines (Iowa) Business Record, Oct. 13; featuring Rattan Lal, School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR)
Ohio State News, Oct. 5; featuring Rattan Lal, SENR
No-Till Farmer, Sept. 17; partnership with CFAES cited