News tagged soybeans

You’re viewing only news. See everything tagged soybeans.
News article

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 →

News article

Soybean Yield: Fertilizers, GMO and Non-GMO plants

Dublin Coffman High School student Emily Fan is researching the differences of bean production between GMO and non-GMO plants when exposed to organic and inorganic fertilizer. She became interested in… continue reading →

News article

Why biotechnology is good for farmers

Did you know that agricultural productivity has risen dramatically in recent years? Kyle Poling, DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist, spoke with the Ag Biotech Academy workshop participants about using… continue reading →

News article

Teachers LOVE making biodiesel with us!

GrowNextGen educators Jane Hunt and Heather Bryan recently led an Engineering in Agriculture workshop for 29 teachers at The Works in Newark, Ohio. The event included participants from elementary, middle… continue reading →

News article

Soy's role in feeding the world

How can soybean products help solve world hunger? After attending the summer Ag Biotech Academy workshop, that’s the question Penta Career Center teacher David Stacklin presented to his freshman Agric… continue reading →

News article

Global Impact students share science with elementary school

Students from Global Impact Academy shared science fun with their community! At the Lagonda Elementary School’s Science Family Fun Night, they conducted labs from the following units on GNG:… continue reading →

News article

Soybeans? Jobs? Just read the label!

GrowNextGen recently partnered with Cargill at the Career Exploration Academy held in Sydney, Ohio. This event, presented by the Workforce Partnership of Shelby County, allowed over 900 students to learn… continue reading →

News article

Agronomist shares science fair ideas

GrowNextGen brings the experts to you! Laura Lindsey is a Soybean and Small Grain Agronomist in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at the Ohio State University. She recently did a webinar… continue reading →

News article

Global ag trade resources put the world at your students’ fingertips

So how does an Ohio soybean end up as tofu in Japan? A new e-learning module and career video developed by a partnership between the Ohio Soybean Council and the Columbus Council on World Affairs helps… continue reading →

News article

Bioscience careers and hands-on fun at SWOBEC

GrowNextGen coordinated a session for about 90 high school juniors from schools comprising the Southwest Ohio Bioscience Education Consortium (SWOBEC) at Southern State Community College in Washington… continue reading →

News article

What kind of plastic can YOU invent?

GrowNextGen, supported by the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation, facilitated a renewable plastic activity at the Invention Convention Southwest Ohio Regional Final at Central State University on Saturday… continue reading →

News article

Soy Foam: Hiding in Plain Sight

Invention Convention regional finals are going on now, and State Science Day will take place on May 14. The bright young minds presenting their ideas are the innovators of the future, and inspiration… continue reading →

News article

Soybean Ink and Salad Dressing

Instructors Abby Snyder and Colin Day recently participated in Science Night for Geneva City School District in New York. They saw over 350 people and presented a soy lecithin ink lesson, connecting it… continue reading →

News article

Destinations of soybeans

Do you know where the soybeans grown here in Ohio end up? All over the world! John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB), explains how far and wide those soybeans travel.… continue reading →

News article

Growing high oleic soybeans

John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB) and Ohio farmer, talks about why he grows high oleic soybeans.… continue reading →

News article

Your students’ career exploration journey starts here

We’ve done the legwork to gather these great resources. Now you can help your students explore and make career plans for a bright future!… continue reading →

News article

Farming: a family tradition

John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB), is active in many agricultural organizations near his farm in Jenera, Ohio. Here he talks about his family’s farming tradition.… continue reading →

News article

Soy-based Paint Covers OSU Campus

When you head to The Ohio State University (OSU) and are looking for 1 of 36,000 possible parking spots, you could be pulling in between two lines that have been painted with a soy-based paint. Through… continue reading →

News article

Fermented foods workshop brings teachers close-up with mold

GrowNextGen Teacher leaders Colin Day and Abby Snyder recently presented “Fermented Foods! Mold Fermented Soy Products”, a workshop for middle and high school biology teachers in central New York. Fif… continue reading →

News article

Soy bioproduct research: BPA free

The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and researchers at Battelle have developed a soy-based, BPA-free coating for use in the lining of metal food and beverage cans and other coating applications. Dr. Bhima… continue reading →

News article

New Global Blizzard Bag makes your life easier!

What to do about snow days? No worries! GrowNextGen and the Columbus Council on World Affairs have put together a package of great global resources to keep your students engaged and learning whether… continue reading →

News article

Flooding impacts soybean transportation

Learn about the way recent flooding has affected soybean transportation from Ohio to China in this NPR story. Your students can see how natural disasters here affect transportation and the economy. Now… continue reading →

News article

Studying wild soybeans

Plant breeding has a long history as an effort to produce plants with certain characteristics. Soybean researchers work with soybean genes to improve yield, composition and resistance to pests. But… continue reading →

News article

Soybeans have more tryptophan than turkey

So it isn’t the turkey that will make you sleepy!… continue reading →

News article

Mission: Be an Agricultural Engineer and Catch the Egg!

Students in grades 6 through 8 participated in the Science of Agriculture workshop on The Ohio State University Wooster campus last month. Designed to encourage interest in STEM education, this is the… continue reading →

Most popular tags