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Commodity Classic visit shows diversity of ag-related careers

Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-focused, farmer-led trade show and convention, and the Ohio Soybean Council made it possible for several GrowNextGen teacher leaders to attend this event.… continue reading →

An engaging experience at Almira Academy

Desiree Volney teaches 3rd grade at Almira Academy in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. She attended a ChickQuest workshop and said, “My students really enjoyed the program. They were comple… continue reading →

Resources and information for the classroom

Donna Meller teaches many classes at Pettisville High School: Science 8, Environmental Science, Physics, Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, and High School Research Class. As a GrowNextGen teacher leader… continue reading →

Emulsion activities bring learning together

After discussing the soybean’s nitrogen-fixing ability and its role in the nitrogen cycle, Amy McCormick of Columbiana High School demonstrated another use for soybeans. She used the Soybeans are Ever… continue reading →

Thanks, GrowNextGen and Ohio Soybean Council!

Anton Kilburn is a science teacher at Global Impact STEM Academy. He recently attended Commodity Classic 2017, America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, held in San Antonio… continue reading →

Teacher leader Jason Hardin talks about GrowNextGen and Commodity Classic

Jason Hardin teaches environmental science at Gahanna Lincoln High School. He’s come to several GNG workshops and is now a teacher leader, In March, he had the opportunity to attend Commodity Classic… continue reading →

Let's get this show on the road!

We gathered a few good people for a recent Leadership Forum teacher training session. These teacher leaders will be engaged in leading workshops and outreach activities to help spread the message of GNG… continue reading →

What do you get when you combine teachers, students and industry leaders? A brain trust!

The 2017 Education Leadership Series brought together teachers, students and industry to identify real-world problems in agriculture, such as misinformation about GMOs, and to brainstorm solutions. The… continue reading →

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