Students in the Ohio State chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) attended the 2013 NAMA Conference in Kansas City, MO with their faculty advisor, Dr. Steven Vickner, from April 17-19, 2013.
On the evening of April 15th, AEDE’s undergraduate professional development groups held their yearly banquet to honor faculty and students who actively contribute to professional development opportunities for AEDE’s undergraduate program.
Michelle Beres was awarded second place in the category Business/Education/Speech and Hearing at Ohio State’s 2013 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum for her research “Developing Youth Leadership Through Community Gardening: Opportunities and Outcomes”.
Agricultural graduates are in demand. Some 92 percent of CFAES graduates are employed or are attending graduate school within six months of graduation. CFAES graduates report an average starting salary of $39,024. Some 72.1 percent of CFAES graduates reported employment within Ohio. More than 200 companies and organizations hired CFAES graduates last year.
In 2012, 16 students enrolled in AEDE’s Agribusiness and Applied Economics program studied abroad in programs in Australia, Brazil, Ireland and the Czech Republic. Danielle Matthews speaks to us about her study abroad experiences in Brazil and Ireland.
How do you take the tools learned in the classroom and apply them to real-world scenarios to best prepare students for a career after college? AEDE Associate Professor Matt Roberts provides an answer to this question by engaging students to participate in the CME Group’s Commodity Trading Challenge.