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Hello, Milwaukee! Here’s some STEM in ag for you!

GrowNextGen brought “STEM in Agriculture” to teachers at the 2017 NSTA Milwaukee Area Conference. Teacher leaders Brian Badenhop (Ohio Hi-Point Career Center) and Jeff Jostpille (Fort Jennings High… continue reading →

STEM elementary visits Waterman Farm

A hundred first graders from Herbert Mills STEM Elementary recently visited OSU’s Waterman Farm. Their visit was made possible by the Ohio Soybean Council. While on the farm, students were able to make… continue reading →

Congratulations to these soy scientists for their success at National FFA!

We’re proud of these Global Impact student competitors in the Agriscience Fair at the FFA National Convention. Chester Folck, a senior, placed 8th in the nation for Power Systems Category, Division 5… continue reading →

GNG teacher leaders share at National FFA convention

The National FFA convention offers lots of opportunities for learning in the teacher workshop strand. This year, GrowNextGen teacher leaders Courtney Bockbrader, Whitney Short, and Meredith Wolfe led a… continue reading →

Putting bugs ONTO plants—all in the name of science!

We’re keeping an eye on Abigail Lister, a student at Bloom Carroll Middle School, and her soy-related science project! After contacting GrowNextGen for ideas, Lister decided to do some research on aphid… continue reading →

Seeing computer science in modern ag applications at FSR

Support from the Ohio Soybean Council allowed Jeff Reinhardt, Mathematics & Computer Science Teacher at Upper Arlington High School, to take his AP Computer Science Principles class to this year’s OSU… continue reading →

Science fair support and more!

The Ohio Soybean Foundation is sponsoring awards in 2018 for soybean-related projects in the areas of biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, and or earth/environmental sciences. Awards are given for… continue reading →

Graham 8th graders look and learn at Farm Science Review

The Ohio Soybean Council sponsored an amazing field trip for Graham Local Schools, who brought around 130 8th graders to Farm Science Review. Emily Burns, Middle School Ag and Internship teacher, said… continue reading →

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