The next monthly program by CFAES’ Environmental Professionals Network (EPN), “Coyotes, Coffee, and Carnivores” is Tuesday, Feb. 15, online or in person. The theme is “exploring human-animal coexistence in a crowded world.” The esteemed speaker lineup includes Stan Gehrt, CFAES’ own world-renowned expert on urban wildlife.
Self, Nov. 15, 2021; featuring Linda Saif, Distinguished University Professor, Center for Food Animal Health
Ohio’s Country Journal, Nov. 15, 2021, featuring Greg LaBarge, OSU Extension agronomy field specialist
Ohio State News, Nov. 12; CFAES researchers will be among those involved there
Reupping this from a year ago …
Pumpkins rotting in landfills produce methane, a climate change-causing greenhouse gas, and an especially scary one at that—it’s 20 times stronger than carbon dioxide.
So, if you don’t send your old pumpkin out in the trash, destined for burial in a landfill, what’s the best thing you can do with it?
We talked to three experts from CFAES for options. Spoiler alert: Sometimes (dun dun dun) they come back.
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.
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.
We’re reupping this story from a couple of weeks ago. Farm Science Review, hosted by CFAES, takes place Sept. 21–23, and from water quality to conservation tillage, cover crops to forage production, and especially all the many activities set for the Gwynne Conservation Area, there’s a lot you can learn there in the field of sustainability …
Ohio State News, Aug. 5; featuring Justin Chaffin, Stone Laboratory
Nature, Aug. 2; featuring Linda Saif, Center for Food Animal Health
There’s a place you can go to discover such things as:
- 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.
National Geographic, July 22; featuring Mazeika Sullivan, School of Environment and Natural Resources
Marion Star, July 18; Whitney Gherman, OSU Extension
Cleveland.com, July 16; featuring Chris Winslow, Ohio Sea Grant, Stone Laboratory
Wired, May 25; featuring Daniela Miteva, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
Farm and Dairy, May 24; featuring Joe Boggs, OSU Extension
Associated Press and Holland (Michigan) Sentinel, May 15; featuring Jeremy Bruskotter, School of Environment and Natural Resources