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Ag Biotech 2022

Jul 1, 2022
What’s ag biotech, you ask? According to the USDA, it’s “a range of tools, including traditional breeding techniques, that alter living organisms, or parts of organisms, to make or modify products; improve plants or animals; or develop …
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Hearing from Ohio State leaders

Jul 1, 2022
Yolanda Owens, Pathways and Partnerships Strategist for the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences at Ohio State, was the keynote speaker for the Ag Biotech Academy workshop dinner. Owens shared about OSU’s agricultural programs …
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Connecting classroom science to the workplace

Jul 1, 2022
The Ag Biotech Academy workshop provides teachers with science lessons that meet Ohio science standards, but that’s not all. Workshop participants are able to hear from leading industry experts about how those science skills are used in a variety of …
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GrowNextGen tour highlights

Jul 1, 2022
article courtesy of Ohio Country Journal By Matt Reese Courtesy of the Ohio Soybean Council, the Ohio Ag Net and Ohio’s Country Journal will be helping showcase agriculture to students around the state through the 2022 GrowNextGen Tour. GrowNextGen …
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Bringing lessons from the farm to kids

Jun 23, 2022
Ever wonder about the history of GrowNextGen? Learn all about it here!! Bringing agriculture to the classroom By Matt Reese and Dale Minyo article courtesy of Ohio Country Journal For generations, Ohio agriculture has recognized the valuable …
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Artificial intelligence in the future of American farming

Jun 20, 2022
article from Ohio Soybean Council , by Madi Layman Since the invention of computers, we’ve seen that they can be used to perform complex tasks. Some would say having an intelligence of their own — artificial intelligence (AI). Dr. Scott Shearer from …

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(NSTA) Chickenology: food delivery challenge

July 21, 2022
NSTA Chicago, McCormick Place W179b

Participants will use sensemaking and the engineering design process to solve a real-world food production problem in a small-scale format. This lesson introduces the Food Delivery Challenge, in which participants must design a gravity feeder to carry food (chicken feed) to twelve hungry chickens for over 24 hours. To accomplish the task students must design and build a model of an efficient gravity feeder using the materials available to them. The scenario presented to the class: One of the … Register now!

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