About Us

Aerial view of the CFAES Wooster CampusThe Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Wooster campus is comprised of 4,200-acres in Wooster, Ohio.

The CFAES Wooster campus includes representatives from the Departments of Animal Science, Entomology, Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Horticulture and Crop Science, Plant Pathology, the School of Environment and Natural Resources, and the Center for Food Animal Health. The campus is also the home of the two-year associate degree-granting program, the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI). As one of a handful of two-year agriculture programs in the nation and consistently ranked near the top, ATI offers a competitive advantage to CFAES.

Secrest ArboretumSecrest Arboretum is also located on the CFAES Wooster campus. This 110 acre outdoor laboratory and landscape garden features over 2,500 varieties of plants as well as theĀ Fortress at the Hogs-back, an embankment slide and pavilion complete with giant frogs, tortoises and more...for kids of ALL ages! The arboretum is open to visitors from Dawn to Dusk, 365 days a year.

CATI science studentFAES Wooster is a vital asset and catalyst for workforce development across the state of Ohio. Faculty and staff in both Wooster and Columbus have expertise in agricultural-related research, innovations, lifelong learning and continuing education, higher education, workforce development and technical education, and industry partnerships. Additionally, workforce certifications, trainings, and approximately 20 OSU Extension events are held in Wooster for community members each year.