Jun 2, 2020
Drs. Mark Partridge and Ian Sheldon discuss the recent rise in unemployment rates due to the global pandemic.
May 4, 2020
2019 was a challenging year for farmers and producers befallen by increased rainfall, unsteady markets and tough decisions presented by the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. Educators and Program Managers from The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences stepped in at critical junctures to offer education and develop decision tools to help the agricultural industry make sound decisions in the face of uncertainty and risk.
Apr 22, 2020
PhD student Sydney Schreiner was a finalist in the North American Regional Science Council's (NARSC) twentieth-annual Benjamin H. Stevens Graduate Fellowship in Regional Science. Her paper, (top "Gentrification and Schools” came in at number three out of twenty-four papers). Schreiner will receive special recognition at the NARSC's 20th Annual Fall Conference.
Apr 17, 2020
As President of the National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America), Kolesen McCoy has been traveling the country and the globe meeting with business and industry leaders and thousands of FFA members and teachers.
Apr 10, 2020
I’m only shopping once or twice a month now, as I abide by the Ohio Stay at Home Order during the COVID-19 pandemic. How can I make sure my food lasts as long as possible so that I don’t have to keep going back to the store?
Your question is on the minds of many people nationwide, as the majority of the country continues efforts to flatten the curve and lessen the spread of COVID-19. In Ohio, for example, on April 2, the Stay at Home Order was extended to May 1.
Mar 31, 2020
Source: University of Maine Press Release
Incentivizing both sequestration and avoidance of emissions— using a carbon rental or carbon tax and subsidy approach — versus only a carbon tax encourages protection of natural forests by valuing the standing stock, according to a new study led by Georgia Institute of Technology.
Mar 27, 2020
Digital learning is not new to Agribusiness and Applied Economics Senior Tory Jenkins. She attended an on-line high school. She says having had experience staying organized and engaged in the digital space helped prepare her for the recent transition to the college's on-line learning environment. Another thing that helped: CFAES professors doing an exceptional job normalizing the digital classroom space and providing the necessary resources for students to be successful.
Mar 9, 2020
According to recent data from The Census Bureau, around 50 million Americans live in rural areas which are plagued by dwindling economic opportunities, high poverty rates and persistent population decline. The fact that fewer rural residents are moving to urban areas for work, which has been a traditional route to prosperity for generations of rural residents, leaves many stuck in stagnating communities.
Feb 10, 2020
Sarah Light, Economy, Environment, Development and Sustainability (EEDS) major, is completing her final semester of coursework in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Lights credits the diversity of her classes with teaching her the skillset to be able to look at sustainability issues through the lens of different people and stakeholder perspectives. She has put this skillset to good use during three unique internships.
Feb 4, 2020
According to Good Jobs First, a nonprofit that tracks corporate subsidies, companies in Ohio have received $4.4 billion in local and state tax incentives since 1983. More than 10,000 awards have been made with a third of the sum going to 10 large corporations, including Amazon for local fulfillment and distribution centers built around the state.