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From the coast to the heartland

A high school science teacher from California joined the group for this year’s Ag Biotech Academy held at Clark State Community College in Springfield. Saray Felix will begin teaching engineering this… continue reading →

Students Use Biotechnology in Classroom

Juniors in the Agricultural Business Management class at Riverdale High School got first-hand experience with gel electrophoresis thanks to the Ag Biotech Academy and GrowNextGen Network. Agricultural… continue reading →

“What does GMO stand for?”

People have opinions about GMOs, but do they KNOW what they’re talking about? Compare your knowledge with these people on the street!… continue reading →

Connecting Consumers to Agriculture podcast

Food is something that people care a lot about: How does it taste? How healthy is it? How fresh is it? Where did it come from?… continue reading →

World Food Prize 2015 Winner: Lifting People Out of Poverty

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh is this year’s World Food Prize winner. The $250,000 award recognizes individuals who improve the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Sir Fazle… continue reading →

STEM Outreach—Students teaching students

Rachel Sanders and her students at Global Impact STEM Academy have been conducting outreach events to get students, especially girls and minorities, interested in STEM education. In just two recent weeks… continue reading →

New AFNR units coming soon!

GrowNextGen teacher leaders and agriscience teachers Courtney Bockbrader, Meredith Wolfe, and Whitney Short are developing new units for classroom teachers. These units are part of the Agriculture, Food… continue reading →

“Soybeans as an energy feedstock”

Find the lesson plans you need for cutting-edge teaching. Check out this great bioenergy curriculum.… continue reading →

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