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New programs and improvements at ATI to share with your students!

Jason Hardin, an Environmental Science teacher at Gahanna Lincoln High School, shares news about ag education opportunities at ATI:… continue reading →

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Global Stem Academy Utilizes GrowNextGen Curriculum

What does the future of education look like? A glimpse at the learning going on at Global Impact STEM Academy (GISA) in Springfield, Ohio may be a good place to start. At GISA – founded in 2013 – stud… continue reading →

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How will technology change farming?

Farming has been around as long as man, and it’s seen a lot of changes. Farmers are always working to improve yield and efficiency. Make sure your tech-savvy students know how the information industry… continue reading →

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A Different Kind of Farming

Teachers attending the 2015 Ag Biotech Academy took a field trip to Freshwater Farms in Urbana, Ohio. This facility has been in operation for over 30 years, raising rainbow trout, yellow perch, and… continue reading →

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From the coast to the heartland

A high school science teacher from California joined the group for this year’s Ag Biotech Academy held at Clark State Community College in Springfield. Saray Felix will begin teaching engineering this… continue reading →

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Students Use Biotechnology in Classroom

Juniors in the Agricultural Business Management class at Riverdale High School got first-hand experience with gel electrophoresis thanks to the Ag Biotech Academy and GrowNextGen Network. Agricultural… continue reading →

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Connecting Consumers to Agriculture podcast

Food is something that people care a lot about: How does it taste? How healthy is it? How fresh is it? Where did it come from?… continue reading →

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New AFNR units coming soon!

GrowNextGen teacher leaders and agriscience teachers Courtney Bockbrader, Meredith Wolfe, and Whitney Short are developing new units for classroom teachers. These units are part of the Agriculture, Food… continue reading →

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STEM Outreach—Students teaching students

Rachel Sanders and her students at Global Impact STEM Academy have been conducting outreach events to get students, especially girls and minorities, interested in STEM education. In just two recent weeks… continue reading →

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Congratulations to our Teacher Leader Katrina Swinehart!

Katrina Swinehart, a GrowNextGen teacher leader, was recently selected as one of DuPont Pioneer’s Agriscience Teachers of the Year. The path to this award began in December, as 315 teachers applied to… continue reading →

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Meet our teacher leaders

Whitney Short teaches agriscience and biotechnology to 7th-12th graders at Anthony Wayne High School in Perrysburg, Ohio. She recently attended the Commodity Classic in Florida with a group of educators… continue reading →

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What does a seed need to grow?

That’s what we asked the students at New Hope Christian Academy Field Day in April. They came up with all the right answers: the sun, water, dirt. Some mentioned ‘bonus’ items like worms and fertilizer… continue reading →

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Ag teachers learn lab skills

Whitney Short and Courtney Bockbrader, both agriculture education teachers at Anthony Wayne Schools, recently conducted two biotechnology workshops for other agriculture education teachers at the Ohio… continue reading →

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