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The versatile bean

Smaller than a pea, but used in hundreds of ways: You can’t do that with just any bean! Ohio is the 6th largest soybean producer in the United States. Many amazing uses have been found for soybeans,… continue reading →

Animal agriculture: the egg comes first

Thirty-nine teachers recently braved November snow and low temperatures to spend a day learning about animal agriculture in the ChickQuest workshop. This school program encourages 3rd graders to use… continue reading →

Learning locally, thinking globally

An exciting partnership between GrowNextGen and the Columbus Council on World Affairs (CCWA) will provide new eLearning courses and career videos to promote global learning in the classroom. “We seek to… continue reading →

Students’ research locates gene, wins awards

On GrowNextGen’s new Student Research page, it is now possible for students to share information about their science experiments and research projects. Nikolas Grotewold and Henry Wu, winners of the… continue reading →

Crops on campus

“I’ve always wondered why they had corn here.” Now it’s clear to the students in Chuck Crawford’s AP Environmental Science class: The soybean and corn patch at Dublin Jerome High School is part of their… continue reading →

What's in a name?

You may have heard the term “subject matter expert” before, but what exactly is that? And what does it have to do with GrowNextGen? Subject matter experts are researchers, educators or industry experts… continue reading →

Ag Biotech Academy award winners

Envelope, please: The winners are Shannon Langston, Jennifer Foudray, and Pam Clark! Thanks to the Ohio Soybean Council, three Ohio teachers are receiving new supplies and materials to improve biotech… continue reading →

Stuck without science fair ideas?

Tired of the familiar old baking-soda-and-vinegar “volcano”? The potato clock? The effect of colored lights on plants? Well, yawn no more—we’ve got lots of exciting ideas for your next science fair… continue reading →

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