1. NACTA award

    Dr. Pasha Lyvers Peffer Wins NACTA Educator Award

    Jul 19, 2017

    Dr. Pasha Lyvers Peffer, Interim Associate Chair and Associate Professor, was awarded the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Educator Award during the NACTA Annual Conference. One of the central purposes of NACTA is to recognize those individuals whose efforts represent the very best in agricultural higher education. The NACTA Educator Award (previously called the NACTA Teacher Fellow Award) is a criterion based award and is reviewed by a committee of NACTA members.

  2. Austin Ayars Memorial Scholarship Launched

    Jun 2, 2017

    The Buckeye Dairy Club, in conjunction with John and Bonnie Ayars, launched the Austin Ayars Memorial Scholarship at the Buckeye Dairy Club’s annual awards reception banquet held at Der Dutchman in Plain City on April 22.

  3. Buckeye Dairy Club Held Annual Reception

    Jun 2, 2017

    The Buckeye Dairy Club held its annual awards reception on April 22 at the Der Dutchman in Plain City, with about 82 in attendance. Those recognized included the dairy judging and dairy challenge teams and the Club’s committee chairs and outgoing officers.

  4. European Dairy Industry Study Abroad

    Jun 1, 2017

    This marked the fourth year for the OSU Dairy Industry Study Abroad, with the three previous trips occurring in 2007, 2011, and 2014. The first two trips were to the Netherlands, but the two most recent trips included the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium.

  5. Ohio State Places Second at National North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

    Jun 1, 2017

    The Ohio State University placed second at the 16th annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge® (NAIDC) held March 30 – April 1 in Visalia, CA. There were 36 teams that participated in the national contest and 89 students that participated in the Dairy Challenge Academy. In total, 230 students from 25 states and three Canadian provinces, and from 37 colleges across the U.S. and Canada attended this educational event.

  6. Dairy Judging Team Successful at Western Spring National Show

    May 22, 2017

    The Ohio State University Dairy Judging Team had a successful trip to the Western National Spring Judging Contest, part of the 102nd Richmond Black & White Days. Team members Tanner Topp, Ella Jackson, and Lexie Nunes placed 2nd overall and 2nd in reasons.

    Individual honors:

    Tanner Topp – 3rd individual and 2nd placing, top 10 individual reasons

    Ella Jackson – 7th individual, top 10 individual reasons

    Lexie Nunes – top 10 individual reasons

  7. Joan Jerauld Honored with the Distinguished Staff Award

    May 17, 2017

    The Department of Animal Sciences’ Joan Galbraith Jerauld was one of 12 Ohio State staff members honored with the Distinguished Staff Award. As the university’s most prestigious staff recognition, the award celebrates staff members who have made a significant impact at Ohio State.

  8. CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum 2017

    May 16, 2017

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences hosted the 14th Annual CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum on February 28 in the Nationwide/Farm Bureau 4-H building. Forty-four undergraduate student researchers from CFAES and the School of Environment and Natural Resources shared their research in a poster presentation format with faculty, staff, fellow students, and invited family members and guests, with 42 faculty judges evaluating and ranking the presentations.

  9. PhD Student Christopher Okonkwo (second from right) placed 2nd among PhD students

    Two Winners from Animal Sciences in OARDC Scientific Poster Competition

    May 10, 2017

    The Department of Animal Sciences had two poster competition winners during the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center's (OARDC) 2017 research conference on April 20. The competition, which drew 83 entries, recognized outstanding research posters by OARDC-supported graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and research assistants and associates. OARDC is the research arm of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.

  10. Wagon Rides During the Buckeye Bonanza Open House

    2017 Buckeye Bonanza and Open House are a Success

    May 4, 2017

    The successful 2017 Buckeye Bonanza Open House & Sale Horse Preview and the Buckeye Bonanza Horse Sale brought in a total of $20,216 through a silent auction and online horse auction for The Ohio State University Equine Program.

    The Open House, held on April 15, 2017, was well attended. Visitors enjoyed wagon rides, face painting, a petting zoo and sale horse preview activities. Autumnwood Farm and Mohican Valley Haflingers provided the wagon rides all day. A silent auction held during the Open House raised $1,066.