1. Southgate named co-director of new OSU Subsurface Energy Resource Center

    Sep 26, 2011

    Ohio's developing shale energy industry has led to the creation of the OSU Subsurface Energy Resource Center (SERC), an educational and research source for subsurface energy stakeholders. Doug Southgate, professor in AEDE, will serve as co-director. Click here for more information.

  2. New book on biotechnology edited by Ian Sheldon and others

    Sep 16, 2011

    Ian Sheldon is an editor of the recently released "Genetically Modified Food and Global Welfare," published by Emerald Books.  Click here for more information.


  3. "Question the Authorities" topics at Farm Science Review address economy, policy, and alternative energy

    Sep 11, 2011

    Please stop by OSU Central at the 2011 Farm Science Review, in London, Ohio, to hear experts discuss the current economy and its effect on agriculture. Topics also include economic and policy issues related to biomass and alternative energy production.

  4. Increased access to local Ohio produce focus of study

    Sep 11, 2011

    A recent study by Jill Clark, director of the Center for Farmland Policy Innovation and Shoshanah Inwood and Jeff Sharp of the Social Responsibility Initiative and Ohio State's School of Environment and Natural Resources, focuses on increasing access to local Ohio produce.   "Scaling-up Connections between Regional Ohio Specialty Crop Producers and Local Markets: Distribution as the Missing Link", a report of the study which is based on surveys of Ohio fruit and

  5. Roe and Howard present poster at EAAE Congress in Switzerland

    Sep 11, 2011

    Brian Roe and graduate student Greg Howard presented a selected poster titled "Comparing the Risk Attitudes of U.S. and German Farmers” at the 2011 European Association of Agricultural Economists Congress in Zurich, Switzerland on August 31, 2011.


  6. Lantz accepts new position in Human Resources

    Sep 11, 2011

    Congratulations to Diana Lantz on her new position as Program Assistant for Special Events in OSU Human Resources. Thanks for 17 years of dedicated service to the faculty, staff, students, and emeriti in AEDE.

  7. Irwin receives grant from National Science Foundation

    Sep 6, 2011

    Elena Irwin received a new competitive grants award from the National Science Foundation to develop new spatial dynamic models of urbanization and land use change. The two-year research project is joint with Yong Chen, former AEDE graduate student and now assistant professor at Oregon State University, and Ciriyam Jayaprakash, Professor of Physics, Ohio State University.


  8. Economic Impacts of Ohio Shale are Focus of Study

    Sep 5, 2011

    Economic impacts of development of oil and gas resources from Ohio's Marcellus and Utica shale is the focus of collaborative research, led by Cleveland State University’s Center for Economic Development, along with OSU’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics and petroleum engineers at Marietta College. The Ohio Chamber of Commerce commissioned the study for the Ohio Shale Coalition. A report is expected to be issued by the end of 2011.

  9. Experts discuss impact of natural gas production on rural Ohio

    Aug 31, 2011

    Experts Doug Southgate and Allen Klaiber of AEDE and Mike Lloyd, extension educator for community development in Noble County, will discuss the impact of natural gas production on rural Ohio at the 2011 Farm Science Review on Tuesday, September 20th.  Please join us at 10:00 a.m. in the Tobin Building at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio.

  10. Batte Retires after 30+ years of service in AEDE

    Aug 30, 2011