CFAES Alumni Making News


We love to see our alumni out in the world making great things happen.

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

Ben Chafee, BS in Agricultural Education, 1994 - Chaffee comes home

Ryan Conklin, BS in Agribusiness & Applied Economics, 2010 - When should a farm become a business entity?

Stan Ernst, MS in Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology, 1994 - Ernst, McFarland join elite as Review’s Hall of Famers

Greg Hartschuh, BS in Agricultural Mechanization & Systems, 2006, Rose Hartschuh, BS in Agricultural Education, 2008,   and Christian Hoffman, BS in Animal, Dairy & Poultry Science,2009 - Young Ag Professionals Recognized

Dustin Homan, BS & MS in Agricultural Education, 2012 & 2017 – Fair Hosts Ghana Delegation Dustin Homan hosted a delegation from Ghana at the Great Darke County Fair.  Photo credit: Gaylen Blosser.

Greg McGlinch, BS in Agricultural Education, 2003 - McGlinch family honored as top Ohio conservation farmers

Cory Rufenacht, BS in Agribusiness & Applied Economics, 2003 & Jason Rufenacht, BS in Agricultural Mechanization & Systems, 2006 - Rufenacht family: Conservation for today to preserve the future

Rebecca Swab, BS and MS in Natural Resources, 2005  - Native grasses look promising on strip-mine land

Wendell Waters, BS in Agricultural Education, 1969 and Greg Waters, Animal, Dairy & Poultry Sciences, 2001 - Waters family: A cycle of conservation

Nick Zachrich, BS in Agricultural Education and MS in Agricultural and Extension Education, 2007 & 2017 – Ready for the Show: Farm Science Review