Agriculture and Natural Resources
Jul 2 2015 - 9:11am
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ninety-two percent of recent graduates of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University report either having a job or being enrolled in an advanced degree program within six months of graduation.
That’s according to a recent survey by school officials that found that of those graduates, 77.2 percent reported accepting positions in Ohio, which contributes to the state’s overall economic strength, said Adam Cahill, career development manager for the college.
Jul 2 2015 - 8:57am
XENIA, Ohio — Improving the productivity and profitability of sheep and other small-ruminant livestock farms will be the focus of Ohio Sheep Day July 11.
The daylong program is designed to offer producers expert tips and techniques on pasture renovation practices and other management processes that can help improve their financial bottom lines, said Roger A. High, executive director of the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association (OSIA) and Ohio State University Extension state sheep program specialist.
Jul 1 2015 - 8:34am
CUSTAR, Ohio - Agronomists, educators and plant pathologists with the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Science at The Ohio State University will discuss drought-tolerant corn hybrids and how to improve soil quality during a Field Crops Day July 30.
The workshop is open to farmers, producers, agribusiness personnel and anyone interested in processes associated with the production of food, said Matt Davis, station manager of the Northwest Agricultural Research Station.