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  1. Saving the best for last: U.S. Farm Report's College Roadshow ends season at The Ohio State University

    Nov 16, 2021

    The Ohio State University was the final stop on U.S. Farm Report’s 2021 College Roadshow, and faculty in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) shared their analysis on important economic issues impacting Ohioans.

  2. Alum Steps Out of Comfort Zone to Embrace New Experiences

    Jan 3, 2019

    Agribusiness and Applied Economics alum Andrea Kackley credits her ability to step out of her comfort zone as a key component in her success. While a student in the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), she took classes that sounded interesting and ventured outside the college, surrounding herself with students who were having very different experiences from her.

  3. soybeans


    May 9, 2018

    Farmers in Ohio have begun planting soybeans just as the trade war with China, the world’s largest consumer of the crop, has reached another nerve-racking point.

  4. Urban Farming

    How Urban Agriculture Swept Through Greater Cleveland

    Jul 27, 2017

    While urban farmers tout the advantages of their trade, the practice hasn't been scrutinized enough to conclusively say how it impacts a neighborhood, said Zoe Plakias, an assistant professor of agriculture at the Ohio State University.

    "Urban ag is very exciting and promising, and we've seen a lot of positive impacts," she said. But "there's definitely a need for more research to better understand" those impacts.

  5. NAMA team

    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.  



  6. 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.