New OSU ag dean looking to keep facilities updated
Dr. Cathann Arceneaux Kress has only been on the job since May 1 but she is excited about her new role as vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Science (CFAES) at The Ohio State University.
New Ohio ATI labs to benefit multiple programs, including ag
Although the newly dedicated Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) Greenhouse and Construction and Landscape Laboratory are designed to meet the needs of the students in those programs, ultimately their design features will benefit students in other programs as well.
Indiana father recruiting farms to assist teens in need of help
A new program aimed at helping mentally troubled teenagers by having them spend a summer on a farm or ranch is about to begin – a host family with a ranch outside Denver, Colo., has been lined up, while talks are ongoing with potential host families in Indiana on farms outside Angola and Bloomington.
House questions Perdue on rural issues during hearing
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue spoke for the first time last week at a U.S. House Agriculture Committee hearing on rural infrastructure and agriculture, to answer questions about his plans for the USDA.