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Working on water quality: touring a demonstration farm

Sep 13, 2019
The environment matters to everyone, but especially to farmers—they make their living from the land! So when water quality in Lake Erie is compromised, farmers want to do their part to help. Teachers at the recent Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored B …
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Modern ag info, labs, and more!

Sep 13, 2019
The Demo Farm Tour workshop was a full day of learning! During lunch, Fort Jennings High School students learned about careers in agriculture in a Real Money, Real World activity. Global Impact STEM Academy teachers Lindsay Heintz, Amy Jo Henry, and …
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Animal tissues in the lab: externship learning

Aug 26, 2019
Rachel Sanders is a GrowNextGen teacher leader and a science teacher at Global Impact STEM Academy. The Ohio Soybean Council provided a summer externship for Sanders to gain information and create materials for her classroom and the GrowNextGen …
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Teachers’ externship enriches team teaching

Aug 26, 2019
“Externships are experiential learning opportunities, similar to internships but generally shorter, provided by partnerships between educational institutions and employers to give students short practical experiences in their field of study.” That’s …
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Spotlight on GrowNextGen ambassadors

Aug 26, 2019
A special group of college students has been doing outreach for the Ohio Soybean Council and GrowNextGen this summer, traveling around the state to share STEM activities and increase public knowledge of modern agriculture. Here are the 2019 …
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Nutrients in Glycine max amidst Temperature Increase

Aug 26, 2019
This study was completed in order to evaluate the relationship between temperature and content of elements such as potassium, iron, and zinc. Soybean (Glycine max) seeds were grown at two temperatures, 25 and 32 degrees Celsius, and all other …

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Water quality virtual field trip

October 10, 2019
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Middle and high school students can learn how Ohio farmers are improve water quality in the state, particularly in areas where rainwater flows off farm fields and into streams and rivers that flow into Lake Erie, hampered recently by Harmful Algal Blooms. Join this LIVE Virtual Field Trip to Stateler Family Farms in McComb, Ohio, one of a number of designated research farms across the state showcasing and demonstrating leading edge conservation practices to improve Great Lakes water quality. Register now!

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