Nov 21, 2018
Kayla Walls, of Mendon, recently completed an internship with Monsanto as a production research assistant in Farmer City, Illinois.
During her internship with Monsanto, Walls provided research support for Monsanto Production Research by collecting data on DEKALB corn trial plots. Some of this data included stand counts, tassel visibility and ratings, stalk height and ratings, and silk visibility and ratings. As an intern, she also provided a plethora of support through detasseling, spraying pesticides, and helping with pollination trials.
Nov 20, 2018
Micah Mensing, of Oak Harbor, recently completed an internship with Farm Credit Mid-America in Wooster.
As a crop insurance intern with Farm Credit Mid-America, Mensing researched the tools available and being developed related to precision farming data and crop insurance. In addition to his research project, he shadowed many different roles within the organization and developed an understanding of how Farm Credit Mid-America plays a role in securing the future of rural communities and agriculture.
Nov 19, 2018
Alexis Howell, of Paulding, recently completed an internship with Fulton County Extension.
During her internship, Howell worked with the three county educators and a variety of education programs, including On Farm Research, where she assisted with trial layout, data collection and processing and reporting, trained camp counselors and the completed the delivery of 4-H camps and coordinated the 4-H project judgings.
Nov 15, 2018
Emily Beal, of Conover, recently completed an internship with Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
During her internship, Beal was responsible for coordinating horse shows that occurred at the Kentucky Exposition Center, including the World’s Championship Horseshow. She completed tasks ranging from data input to creating a show bill, as well as serving an announcer for the Quarter Horse Show at the Kentucky State Fair.
Nov 14, 2018
Brittany Weller, of Bellevue, recently completed her summer internship with Sunrise Cooperative as an agronomy intern.
During her internship, Weller learn more about the agronomy sector of the agriculture industry and how to apply it to her future career as an educator. Weller scouted fields, conducted tissue samples on crops and planted plots. She also attended grower insight days, which provided opportunities for local farmers to visit test plots and learn about trials performed by the co-op.
Nov 13, 2018
Sydney Stinson, of Amanda, recently completed an internship with the Penn State University Extension in Bellfonte, Pennsylvania.
During her internship, Stinson assisted the 4-H Youth Development educator with social meida posts, Cloverbud camp, outreach projects at local festivals and fairs, creating award applications for youth recognition and staffing 4-H events and shows.
Nov 9, 2018
Haley Plahuta, of Upper Arlington, recently completed an internship with the Ohio Farm to School program through Ohio State University Extension in Columbus, Ohio.
During her internship, Plahuta promoted the National Farm to Cafetria Conference, which was held in Cincinnati, Ohio, wrote press releases, updated social media and created promotional materials.
Nov 9, 2018
Meredith Oglesby, of Hillsboro, recently completed an internship with OSU Extension, Highland County.
During her internship, Oglesby worked to prepare for 4-H camps, summer judging, and the Highland County Fair. She planned Cloverbud Fun Day by creating and designing t-shirts, name badges, and the agenda for the day. She prepared items for the Highland County Fair’s special interest judging and assisted with all office tasks throughout the summer.
Nov 9, 2018
Joanna Lininger, of Sycamore, recently completed an internship with OSU Extension, Marion County in Marion, Ohio.
During her internship, Lininger created materials and videos for all extension programs – 4-H youth development, family and consumer sciences and ag and natural resources. She helped with Cloverbud Day Camp and other 4-H camps, assisted at the Marion County Fair, and helped with STEM and Commodity Carnival projects at campus and fair.
Oct 1, 2018
Ohio State agriscience education students Cody McClain and Abby Motter were selected to attend the Future Agriscience Teacher (FAST) Symposium as part of the National Association of Agricultural Educators’ (NAAE) annual conference in November in San Antonio, Texas.