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  1. $1 Million Grant Furthering Efforts to Eliminate Food Crisis in Africa

    80 percent of its labor force engaged in small-farm agriculture. To get the economy moving, we have ... with East Africa, helping to sustain vital international agriculture and rural development ...

  2. $1 Million Study Tackles Role of Viruses in Safety of Fresh Produce

    already leads an OSU Extension Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Food Safety Team, which has trained about 1,500 ... than two out of three foodborne illnesses worldwide. Yet most research and nearly all education about ... wish they were dead." Lee, who also has appointments with OARDC and OSU Extension, will coordinate ...

  3. $320,000 Tractor Donated; Another on the Way

    Agricultural Center, home to Ohio State's Farm Science Review, near London, Ohio, to get some hands-on ... lecturer, research assistant and adviser to the Agricultural Systems Management Club, is excited about the ... about 45 or 50 students. Now, we're up to about 80. We'd like to see that number get to about ...

  4. $5 Million Bioenergy, Bioproducts Project Offers Opportunities for Ohio Teachers

    get students excited about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, and to give ... teachers the resources they need to show students how STEM principles apply in the fields of biofuels and ... a waiting list for future years. "We're looking for people who are really enthusiastic about the ...

  5. $5 Million Third Frontier Grant to Advance Granule Technology

    Agricultural Research and Development Center and Ohio State University Extension will provide scientists to ...

  6. 'An Ohio State Story': Lab Idea Yields 60 Local Jobs, New Green Industry

    is really a story about Ohio State," Bio100 Technologies President Jim Cavicchioli said. "In 2009, ... talked about the many competitive advantages of his company's biopolyol. For example, it helps ... today," Cummings said. "It's about taking these new ideas and making an impact in the private ...

  7. 'Corn University' to Examine Possibility of 300 Bushel Corn

    Districts, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA Farm Service Agency, and the Ohio No-Till ... Ohio State University Extension specialist Peter Thomison will explore the idea during a capstone ... of course, ideal weather conditions-- will be the driving force behind achieving 300 bushel per acre ...

  8. 'Environmental Stewardship and You': OSU Professor, Author to Speak This Friday (1/28)

    January 26, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University’s John W. Simpson, who writes about ... and Natural Resources (SENR). He has written Dam! Water, Power, Politics, and Preservation in Hetch ...

  9. 'Food, Faith and a Sustainable Future': Talk This Wednesday (3/30) at OSU

    Natural Resources (SENR), the Ohio Council of Churches, and Ohio Interfaith Power and Light. For more ...

  10. 'Golden Rice' Creator Ingo Potrykus to Speak at OARDC May 2

    (OARDC) Wooster campus to speak about biotechnology and world food security, May 2 from 3-4 p.m. in the ... about the potential health and environmental risks of such genetically modified foods. Debate on the ...

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