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Making biodiesel with biotech students

Nov 15, 2021
John Thomas is a GrowNextGen teacher leader who teaches at Fairbanks High School. He attended the Science of Food and Fuel workshop sponsored by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Here he talks about using the biodiesel lesson from the …
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Bioinformatics session at NSTA

Nov 13, 2021
GrowNextGen industry leader Zack Bateson presented a lesson on using bioinformatics in the classroom to about 30 people at the NSTA conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Bateson, lead research scientist at National Agricultural Genotyping Center, …
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Got Protein? BioRad in Bexley

Nov 1, 2021
Looking for an interesting way to connect the science topics you need to cover with real-world applications? Tami Golliday found just that in a BioRad activity from the Ag Med Biotech Graduate Academy, held this summer at Otterbein University. The …
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Rise of the mutant weed: weeds and herbicide resistance

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How do farmers reduce competition for their crops? What weeds are resistant to herbicides? How does the mechanism of resistance work? Weeds present problems in farm fields—they rob sunlight, nutrients, and water from the crops. What can farmers do? Herbicides are one answer, but they may not do enough as some weeds have developed r …
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Quality U.S. Soyfood Beans: Ohio Food-Grade Soybean Harvest Progressing

Oct 19, 2021
Food-grade soybeans require special harvesting, handling, and cleaning. Learn more in this article from Ohio farmer and GrowNextGen industry leader Jeff Magyar , a director for the United Soybean Board, the Ohio Soybean Council, and the Ohio Soybean …
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Rootbeer for me, please!

Oct 18, 2021
Kristen Campbell is an ag education and vet science teacher at Piketon High School. She was one of three lucky classroom grant winners in the Educating with Excellence: Build GrowNextGen into your lesson planning webinar held in September. Campbell …

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Chickenology workshop

December 6, 2021
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center (Columbus, OH)

How do environment, heredity, and genetics affect living organisms? Register now!

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