Three Ohio State Podcasts to Treat Your Ears
With International Podcast Day on September 30, we thought it would be fun to share a few of the many insightful podcasts created by Ohio State faculty, staff and students. Take a listen to the podcasts we’ve highlighted below or check out the rest of Ohio State’s podcasts on Apple Podcasts at go.osu.edu/OSUpodcasts and share your favorites using #InternationalPodcastDay.
Biobased Radio is a new podcast from the Ohio Bioproducts Innovation Center that aims to promote a more sustainable future through conversations with influential figures within the bioeconomy field. A recent episode features an interview with Brad Rogers, a senior manager at PepsiCo. He touches on how the parent company of Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Tropicana, Gatorade and Quaker is taking strides to produce their products more sustainably. Tune-in to learn about what bioproducts are, how they’re made, and how everything from your chip bag to the fuel you put in your car can be biobased.
How are robotics and additive manufacturing disrupting traditional processes? What skills do the current workforce need to acquire as new technologies are introduced? How close are we to a future with flying cars? Manufacturing Tomorrow host Kathryn Kelley, executive director of the Ohio Manufacturing Institute addressed all these questions during a recent episode featuring Bronson Jones, CEO and owner of Banner Metals group, a small metal fabrication manufacturer. Kelley’s guests are the unsung heroes of advanced manufacturing, from company C-suite executives and engineers to industry-facing academicians and government leaders. Each guest talks about the work they do that helps create the products and processes that impact us.
Agronomy and Farm Management
You don’t have to be a farmer to enjoy Agronomy and Farm Management, a podcast from Ohio State University Extension. Learn about cutting-edge agricultural technology and research and up-to-date information on the economics of managing a farm. Farmers can gain insights into how to increase yields and improve their bottom line – and the rest of us can enjoy hearing about about multi-hybrid planting and that Ohio State logo corn field was created.
These are just a few Ohio State-produced podcasts. To find your new favorite podcast, remember to check out go.osu.edu/OSUpodcasts.