The SRI builds on the public service mission and vision embodied in the original land-grant legislation of 1862. The SRI conducts and facilitates cutting-edge multidisciplinary research on the most pressing food, agricultural and environmental issues facing Ohio and the world, from environmental quality and sustainability to food safety and security, production, human health and agricultural viability.


  1. Hartman releases info graphic: "How Consumers Talk About Obesity in America"

    Mar 4, 2013

  2. New undergraduate major in sustainability at Ohio State

    Jun 13, 2012

  3. 2012 Ohio Survey Update

    Apr 26, 2012

    A team of faculty, staff and graduate students are working on the 6th Ohio Survey of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Issues.  The survey seeks to gauge Ohioans' perceptions of issues pertaining to food, agriculture, energy and the environment in the state and tracking these perceptions over time. This year's survey examines local foods and their community dimensions, as well as issues related to the environment and farming such as climate change and food safety.