Growing places

Williams Greenhouse grand openingCFAES scientist Michelle Jones talks to some of the hundred-plus guests at the Dec. 19 dedication of the new Williams Hall greenhouses and Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Building at OARDC, CFAES’s research arm, in Wooster. From left: OARDC Director Steve Slack, Wooster Mayor Bob Breneman, Dave Dobo representing U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, CFAES Dean Bruce McPheron and State Rep. Ron Amstutz. The greenhouses and building in part will support research in such sustainability fields as composting, bioenergy and biobased products. Both are replacing facilities wrecked by 2010’s Wooster tornado. (Photo: K.D. Chamberlain, CFAES Communications.)

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