Three ways to learn about Lake Erie science while on vacation
Crowds swell in the summer months at Put-in-Bay as vacationers visit Lake Erie to fish, boat, and relax, and as young scientists study at Stone Lab. But students don't need to be the only ones having fun learning about Lake Erie. Visitors can take ad ...
Urban farming in a parking lot? See it in action in Wooster
Joe Kovach of Entomology, who is studying the best ways to grow food on old asphalt parking lots, is giving free monthly tours of his test plots this summer. The tours, which are aimed at urban farmers in Cleveland, Columbus, and other cities, are coverin ...
Engineering plants to help replace oil
OARDC will play a key role in the engineering of a novel plant-based fuel, funded by a $5.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The grant, awarded by DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) under the Plants Engineered ...
ATI ranks No. 1 nationally in two-year agriculture degrees
ATI is back on top as No. 1 in Community College Week's annual Top 100 report, after a one-year drop to the No. 2 slot. ATI ranked first in the nation among two-year institutions in the number of degrees awarded in agriculture (pdf), agricultural ...
CFAES Library renovation set to begin
The CFAES Library is being revitalized. Located in the south wing of the Agricultural Administration Building in Columbus and first opened back in 1956, the new facility-- to be renamed the CFAES Library and Student Success Center-- will be renovated &quo ...
Keith Smith: 'We are committed to make these positions successful'
OSU Extension now has 12 field specialists located around the state, each working on a specific focus area and able to respond quickly to current topics and pressing issues. A field specialist in taxation will begin in September, and a search is in proces ...
Maple Tree ID
There are thirteen native maple species in North America (Table 3-1). While most of these species are probably tapped to some extent, at least by hobbyists, sugar and black maple, along with red maple (Acer rubrum), provide most of the commercial sap. A f ...
First Day of Classes
Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale
The Greene County Master Gardeners Fall Plant sale will be held at Wartinger Park Heritage Days (3080 Kemp Rd. Beavercreek, Oh) on Saturday, September 19 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Items for sale will be trees. houseplants, herbs, perennials for both sun ...
Junior Leadership Meeting