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News article: New study finds drought-resistant native plant can irrigate food crops
How one tough shrub could help fight hunger in Africa New study finds drought-resistant native plant can irrigate food crops
News article: Strip-mine land restoration efforts on front page of The Columbus Dispatch

A collaborative project on the restoration of Ohio strip-mine land is the focus of a front-page article in The Columbus Dispatch.

Event: Matthew Bright's Doctoral Scholarly Seminar

A Doctoral Scholarly Seminar will be presented by Matthew Bright, PhD Candidate in Soil Science. His presentation is Shrubs, Sand, and the Sahel: The Role of Agroforestry in Sustainaing Agroecosystems of Sub-Saharan Africa in 333 Kottman Hall.

News article: Ohio State Soil Scientist Elected President of International Scientific Society
This news item originally appeared on the website of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.    COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio State University scientist who led the discovery of the biophysical processes behind a native shrub intercropping system that could transform agricultural practices in parts of sub-Saharan Africa has been elected to lead one of the nation’s premier natural science organizations.
News article: Professor invited lecturer at Gordon Research Conference
School of Environment and Natural Resources Professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar Richard Dick attended a Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Multi-scale Vascular Plant Biology (MVPB) held at the end of June 2016 in rural Maine.  
News article: Professor participates in global gathering
Professor Richard Dick, was an invited participant at the first Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering, held March 8-10, 2016 in Dakar, Senegal.