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Bioproducts

What could a farmer in Ohio possibly have to do with improving homeland security, bringing jobs back to rural America, and curbing global warming? Producing and using bioproducts over traditional, oil-based counterparts is how farmers growing soybeans can play an important role.

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“Thanks, Ohio farmers!” video project

Aug 28, 2020
When COVID-19 turned things upside down, food was one thing we could count on. Ohio farmers work hard to produce a safe and abundant food supply. Agriculture is important to Ohio’s—and our nation’s—economy. It contributes $105 billion annually to our s …
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We had a BLAST

Aug 10, 2020
GrowNextGen leader Zack Bateson facilitated the last section of the 2020 virtual Ag Biotech Academy, joining the group from his home in North Dakota for a bioinformatics session. Bateson introduced participants to the National Center for …
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Talking with friendly farmers

Aug 10, 2020
Scott Metzger Nathan Eckel Ohio Soybean Council’s director of research and education Tom Fontana introduced Ag Biotech Academy workshop participants to two Ohio soybean farmers. They shared about their work and the decisions they make as part of …
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ISPS-2 (Improved Spatial Positioning System)

Aug 10, 2020
The purpose of this project was to continue to explore whether it was possible to create a GPS-like device on a small scale that was both inexpensive and accurate. This project uses the same idea as GPS, called trilateration, where the location of …
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Ag Biotech Academy 2020: your kitchen, your lab

Aug 7, 2020
“Our goal is to inspire you in your teaching, provide great resources, and help you in the classroom.” With a greeting from Tom Fontana, Ohio Soybean Council Director of Research and Education, the annual Ag Biotech Academy workshop was underway. Spo …

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Feed and Fuel Your Future Virtual Learning Series

October 5, 2020
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Ohio Soybean Council, in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Corn & Wheat, is presenting the Feed and Fuel Your Future Virtual Learning Series in October. This 4-week event includes a virtual field trip, a virtual lesson, and an online career panel each week. Register now!

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