AEDE graduate student John Newton was recently offered a prestigious fellowship to work with the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry during the summer of 2013. The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry works on a number of federal policy proposals related to the nation’s food and energy resources, including the 2013 farm bill.
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.
AEDE Associate Professor Cameron Thraen and PhD student John Newton released new analysis this week evaluating the potential financial benefits and costs associated with the two major dairy safety net policy proposals being debated as part of the dairy subtitle of the 2013 farm bill.
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.