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News and Notes: August 7, 2020

OUR VISION: Ohioans have the knowledge and resources they need to actively engage in creating conditions in which they thrive.

OUR MISSION: We create opportunities for people to explore how science-based knowledge can improve social, economic and environmental conditions.

Leadership Notes

  1. Hopefully you have all been able to enjoy some restful or refueling activities in the recent days filled with either sunshine or some much-needed rain.

COVID-19 Updates

  1. An OSU Extension Planning Guide for in-person meetings and events is now available.

  2. As noted in recent university updates, all faculty, staff and students returning to offices or campuses must complete an online training course and the Together As Buckeyes Pledge form.

  3. CFAES has several college transition teams actively synthesizing university guidance to localize information for CFAES departments and units.

College Connections

  1. The CFAES Town Hall will be held for all faculty, staff and student employees on Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 2-3:30pm.

Programming Perspectives

  1. OSU Extension and the Ohio Department of Agriculture are partnering to encourage people to plant a fall victory garden.

  2. The Southern Ohio Farm Show is a partnership between Gigi Neal, James Morris, and Brooke Beam who take turns creating content and have partnered with many colleagues over the past 15 weeks to make the programming possible.

  3. The KX website is still in development, and they want your input. KX is creating a website that streamlines CFAES research and data for use by the public, decision makers, and Extension.