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    CFAES and AEDE Distinguished Seniors selected

    Mar 28, 2022

    Every year The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) honors top graduating seniors across the college with The Distinguished Senior Award, the college’s most prestigious honor for undergraduate students. This year two Agribusiness and Applied Economics (AAE) students from the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) were selected. In addition, AEDE also named four students as AEDE Distinguished Seniors.

  2. Job Offers Plentiful: Agricultural Economics Leads the Way, other CFAES Majors Strong

    Jul 22, 2019

    Connor Frame was in the thick of finals in December 2018 when he learned he had joined the ranks of students from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) who get a job offer before crossing the stage to accept a diploma.

    Majoring in agribusiness and applied economics, Frame joined 80% of his peers from the CFAES Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) who had committed to full-time jobs prior to graduation.

  3. Andrew Holden

    AEDE Graduate Returns Home to Ashtabula County to Help Educate Community

    Oct 30, 2018

    OSU Extension Educator Andrew Holden may be new to the position but he is not new to farming or to Ashtabula County. The recent AEDE graduate was recently hired to replace David Marrison, who stepped down to accept an OSU Extension position in Coshocton County.

  4. Student Builds Connections at Women in Agribusiness Conference

    Oct 12, 2018

    Agribusiness and Applied Economics senior Haylee Zwick already has a job lined up post-graduation. In January, she will begin work as a grain merchandiser with Archer Daniels Midland (ADM). Still, she actively networked and continued to build her professional network while she attended Women in Agribusinesses’ recent annual summit in Denver, Colorado. Even with a job secured, she believes building connections and contacts across the county is integral in her continued success.

  5. Todd Peterson

    AEDE Sophomore Todd Peterson Wins Ohio FFA Star Farmer Award

    May 10, 2018

    Considered the highest recognition Ohio FFA can award an aspiring young farmer, the Future Farmers of America (FFA)’s annual star awards recognize student achievement in both career and leadership development.  Students compete in four categories: Agricultural Placement, Agribusiness, Agriscience, and Farming and are evaluated based on their Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAEs).

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    3 AEDE Students Earn Outstanding Senior Awards

    Mar 28, 2018

    AEDE's Landon Lindemer, Grace Dannemiller and Ryan Goddard have earned CFAES' Outstanding Senior Awards last night during the College’s 2018 Outstanding Senior Award Recognition Dinner Program at the OSU Fawcett Center.

    As the College’s premier undergraduate award, this award recognizes students who:

  7. Zwick receives certificate from Secretary Sonny Perdue. Photo Credit: USDA

    Trip to USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum Yields Plan for Future

    Mar 20, 2018

    Listening to senior Haylee Zwick energetically recount her recent trip to the USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum, you wouldn’t guess that since her return, she’s been working around the clock to get caught up on class work. Zwick spent four days in D.C. attending sessions at the forum, networking with students, stakeholders, and the movers and shakers of the ag world.

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    AEDE Graduate Credits Department Support As a Key to Her Success

    May 24, 2017

    Recent AEDE graduate Sierra Jepsen credits the support and encouragement she received from the department as crucial to her paving the way to her dream job.  She will be joining the University of Wyoming as Lecturer, Branded Meats Coordinator and Meat Judging Coach. 

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    OSU NAMA Marketing Team Places 6th at National Competition

    May 10, 2017

    There is more value to corn than just its kernel’s.   That is the winning idea created by the OSU National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Marketing Team which include members Grace Dannemiller, Andrea Kackley, Zach Corcoran, Megan Phillaier, Laura Davis, Drew Van Winkle, Garrett Leeds, Jenna Phelps, and advisor Scott Holley.  They just placed 6th out of 36 at the NAMA Student Competition in Dallas, Texas.  



  10. Hops

    Agribusiness Student Hopeful About Hops Farm

    Apr 28, 2017

    Agribusiness student Frank Rogers Jr. founded Full Circle Hops to fill the need for more local hop growth in Ohio.