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News and Notes: June 10, 2022

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.

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Leadership Notes

  1. The last few weeks have been very exciting and full of wonderful partnerships and things to celebrate. Thank you for being you and bringing your skills and passion to Extension!

  2. Registration is required for the next Director’s Video Update on Tuesday, June 14 at 9am.

College Connections

  1. In partnership with Ohio Farm Bureau, CFAES is once again sponsoring the Land and Living exhibit at the Ohio State Fair. Faculty and staff are invited to present on topics related to food, agriculture, and the environment.

  2. Per the CFAES Office for Research and Graduate Education, the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative(AFRI) Foundational and Applied Science Program has revised its submission schedule. Some RFPs are now due as soon as Aug. 11.

Programming Perspectives

  1. Stephanie Karhoff has been selected as the new field specialist, agronomic systems. Her full-time appointment was effective June 1.

  2. The 100th episode of the Agronomy and Farm Management podcast will air on June 22.

  3. Registration is now open for Agricultural Crossroads: Social and Ecological Convergence in the Heartland conference.

Celebrating Colleagues

  1. Congratulations to Nicole Debose, area leader and program director of the Cuyahoga County office of OSU Extension, on receiving the 2022 National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL) Award.

  2. Gary Graham, Extension educator, agriculture and natural resources, has been recognized by the International Maple Syrup Hall of Fame for his decades dedicated to maple syrup production in North America.

  3. Mills James, the company that did the videography for the SNAP-Ed Celebrate Your Plate commercials, has received several awards for its work on this project.

Professional Development Opportunities

  1. This workshop is presented by Ohio AgrAbility and the National AgrAbility Project.

  2. Join the Ohio JCEP professional development committee for a virtual networking event on July 6 at 1 p.m.

  3. The July 27 Wiser on Wednsday topic is on trust, inclusion and care.

  4. At the heart of healthy and high-performance organizations are people willing and able to hold Crucial Conversations.

Extension Annual Conference

  1. The 2022 OSU Extension Annual Conference will be held on Dec. 5, 6, and 7 in the Columbus area.