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Special education classrooms enjoy hatching chicks

David Lockard is an instructional coach for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. He attended the ChickQuest workshop and conducted the lessons and hatching with two Special Education classrooms… continue reading →

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Healthy Soils

What makes soil healthy? What methods might farmers use to maintain healthy soil? “Soil” doesn’t just mean “dirt.” It is a mixture of minerals like rocks and clay, organic material like dead leaves, living organisms like worms, microbes, and insects, and even air and water. There is…

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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 →

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Students study chickens, eggs and more chicks

Paula Ritter and Jerry Boes Arcadia High School… continue reading →

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Baby chicks at Bolton Elementary

Keisha Pitts-Bullard Bolton Elementary School… continue reading →

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A favorite part of 4th grade

Alexis Swisher Imagine Groveport Community School… continue reading →

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A chance to try DuckQuest!

Eileen Elswick 5th grade science teacher Hayes Intermediate, Grove City… continue reading →

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You're never too old for ChickQuest!

​Jane Kuhlman Mount Vernon Middle School… continue reading →

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No one can resist these adorable little chicks!

Cynthia Madanski Robinson Elementary School Toledo, OH… continue reading →

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"Here's what we've been waiting for!"

Mindy Heaston teaches 3rd grade at Graham Elementary in St. Paris, Ohio. She says:… continue reading →

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So THAT'S what was in those eggs?!?

Last spring at East Technical High School in Cleveland, students in 9-12 Agriscience Education classes experienced firsthand the miracle of life through the hatching of baby chicks. ChickQuest allowed… continue reading →

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"The highlight of the students' day"

Wendy Williams Beatty Park Elementary School Grades 3-5… continue reading →

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STEM to STEM grant allows career exploration

Katherine Velikaz is a 7th and 8th grade science and 8th grade CTE teacher at Ottawa River Elementary in Toledo, Ohio. She won a STEM to STEM grant award from GrowNextGen and the Ohio Soybean Council… continue reading →

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Examining eggs and checking on chicks

Rob Isner is program manager for 4-H Youth Development, working at George Washington Carver STEM School in Cleveland. As part of the Agriscience in the City program, Isner followed up with teachers who’d… continue reading →

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Plenish® of ways to use oil

Can you transform fats in your diet? Current trends in consumer behavior show that people want to eat healthier and are looking for simple ways to transform their diets. High oleic soybean oil features lower saturated fat while maintaining…

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4-H Aquaculture Challenge

What is aquaculture? Why is it becoming a growing industry? Globally, fish consumption has nearly doubled in the last 40 years. At the same time wild fish capture has leveled off. This is due to decreasing wild stocks and high scrutiny of fishing practices. As…

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Agricultural Engineering

Agricultural engineers explain their work and how they use biology and engineering to make farms energy…

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