Alumni in the News

Chris Henney

Our alumni are out in the world making great things happen.  If you see an alum in the news, let us know!

Here are some recent newsmakers from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences:


Michael Anadell AS Animal Science 2018 OCF Young Cattlemen's Conference Provides Industry Learning Experience 

Tayler Ardrey BSAGR Animal Science 2012 OCF Young Cattlemen's Conference Provides Industry Learning Experience 

Kurt Bohlen AS Dairy Science-ATI 2004 Mental Health Takes Forefront with Ohio Programs 

Frank Burkett II BS Agricultural Mechanization & Systems 1997 Ohio Department of Agriculture creates #gotyourback Campaign to Address Mental Health Among Farmers  

Karlie Canfield AS Agriscience Education 2017, BSAGR Agricultural Education 2017 Agriculture Education Program to be Implemented at Huntington

Cora Carter MS Agricultural Education 2018 Making Connections: New Extension Educator Focuses on New Technology, Emerging Crops Karlie Canfield

Dr. Gitta Coaker PhD Horticulture and Crop Science 2003 Can Science Save Citrus? Farmers, Researchers Try to Hold Off Deadly Disease Long Enough to Find a Cure

Leah Curtis BS Agricultural Communications 2007 Legal with Leah: Ohio's Gas Tax

Sam Custer BS Agricultural Education 1981, MS Agricultural Education 1984 Day 1 Crop Tour Recap I-71 Leg

Sam Custer BS Agricultural Education 1981, MS Agricultural Education 1984 Family-owned Meat Producer Expanding 

Doug Dawson ASC Livestock Production & Management Beef & Sheep 1979 Ohioan Among Finalists for America's Pig Farmer of the Year 

Jordan Fledderjohann BSAGR Agribusiness & Applied Economics 2016 A Loss for Ohio Agriculture After Fledderjohann Killed in Automobile Accident  Dr. Tony Forshey

Dr. Tony Forshey BS Animal Science 1977 Viral Disease Limits All American Quarter Horse Congress Participation

Christine Gelley AS Horticulture Science 2011, BSAGR Sustainable Plant Systems 2013 Some Farmers Planting Grasses that Can Handle Rain

Rose Hartschuh BS Agricultural Education 2008 Hartschuh, Harrison Take Roles with Ohio Farm Bureau

Chris Henney BS Agricultural Education 1998 OABA Seeking Emerging Leaders for Eighth Launch Class 

Todd Hesterman BS Agronomy 1985 The Worst Planting Season Has Lasting Ripple Effects

Roger High BS Animal Science 1985, MS Agricultural Education 1993 Sheep Expert to Speak at Ag Breakfast

Roy Hoffman BS Agriculture Education 1960 Roy Hoffman

Bart Johnson BS Agricultural Economics 1989 Day 1 Crop Tour Recap I-71 Leg

Nathan Louiso BS Agribusiness & Applied Economics 2000 Axis and Meristem Team Up on Crop Inputs 

Dr. Paul Mechling II BS Animal Science 1971 ODNR Division of Forestry Announces 2019 Ohio Tree Farm Tour 

Kayla Miller MS Food, Agriculture and Biological Engineering 2017 New Agripower Institute Class Announced 

Glen Newcomer ASC Livestock Production & Management - Beef & Sheep 1981 Challenges Continue in Northwest Ohio   Glen Newcomer

Sarah Noggle BS Agricultural Education 1999 OSU Extension Offering September Programs

Dr. Jacqueline Nolting BS Dairy & Poultry Science 2005, PhD Agricultural Education 2018 Glitter Snot and Virus Swapping: Hands-on Biosecurity Practice

Joel Penhorwood BSAGR Agricultural Communications 2016 Penhorwood Signs Off and Moooves On 

John Poulson BS Animal Science 1981, MS Agricultural Education 1987 Poulson Honored with OSU Alumni Award

Cy Prettyman BS Animal Science 1990 Prettyman Takes on New Role with Farm Bureau

Samuel Reed BSENR Environmental Science 2017 Alumni Voice:Unsustainable Comfort 

Eric Richer BS Agricultural Education 1999 OSU Extension Offering September Programs

Dr. Scott Shearer BS Agricultural Engineering 1981, MS Agricultural Engineering 1983, PhD Agricultural Engineering 1986 How AI and Unmanned Aerial Systems Could Change the Future of Crop Scouting

Dusty Sonnenberg BS Agricultural Education 1995 Day 1 Crop Tour Recap I-75 Leg

Garrett Stanfield BSAGR Animal Science 2019 OCF Young Cattlemen's Conference Provides Industry Learning Experience    

Eric Tanner AAPPSCI Greenhouse and Nursery Management 2017 New Horticulture Leader: Marlington Ready for Big Mum Sale John Torres

John Torres BS Agribusiness & Applied Economics 2005 New Maryland Farm Bureau Director Focused on the People 

Darby Walton BSAGR Agribusiness and Applied Economics 2016 OCF Young Cattlemen's Conference Provides Industry Learning Experience 

Harold Watters BS Natural Resources Development 1976, MS Agronomy 1983 Day 1 Crop Tour Recap I-75 Leg 

Meghann Winters AS Agricultural Communications 2019, BSAGR Agricultural Communications 2019 B1G Flavor: Ohio State Unveils in-stadium Bacon Vending Machine

Nick Zachrich BS Agricultural Education 2007, MS Agriculture & Extension Education 2017 Farm Science Review to Offer Career Fair