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Outstanding in the field!

Jul 24, 2017
How can students learn about ag-related research and how to evaluate data? In that pursuit, 14 teachers gathered at the Ohio State University’s Western Agricultural Research Station to learn about the role of technology in agriculture. The “ …
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Community outreach events bring soybean science to the masses!

Jun 30, 2017
Ohio Soybean Council ambassadors have been traveling around to share science and fun with eager learners. Soy Excited for Science, Eastland Fairfield CC A group of about 30 students investigated chemistry and food science around soy including making …
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Battelle grant provides ag lessons, field work for students

Jun 28, 2017
STEM learning with a focus on agriculture: the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation will equip and train 35 pre-service teachers to facilitate outreach events and launch an education program to help students, parents, other family and community members …
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Supporting ag teachers with science lessons and labs

Jun 22, 2017
Meredith Wolfe, Courtney Bockbrader, and Whitney Short recently shared some great resources and activities with 18 Ohio agriculture teachers. The workshops covered plants, environment and natural resources, biotechnology, and agriscience fair …
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GNG’s support for educators recognized by OAAE

Jun 15, 2017
GrowNextGen has been awarded the Ohio Association of Agricultural Education’s (OAAE) 2017 Outstanding Cooperation award. This annual award recognizes organizations, agribusiness companies, and others who have given outstanding support to …
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First place project checks soybean yield, water quality

Jun 8, 2017
Jacob Dennis of Pettisville High School is a big winner—first place in the Ohio Soybean Bioscience Award from the Ohio Soybean Council on State Science Day! His project compared the yield and oil and protein content of soybeans with a starter f …
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“Good boy! Have some soy!”, pet owners should say

May 31, 2017
“Is there a nutritional difference when using a different flour base while making dog biscuits?” That’s the question Allison Sanders of Global Impact STEM Academy set out to answer with her science project. Sanders compared the amount of …
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Checking peroxidase levels in soybean plants

May 31, 2017
Sarah Seeley, a junior at Benjamin Logan High School, was the second place winner of the Ohio Soybean Council State Science Day award. Seeley’s project tested which type of soybean has the most peroxidase. Peroxidase is an enzyme found in soybeans …
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THANKS for letting us watch you grow!

May 23, 2017
Congratulations to all the winners in our recent #igrowthenextgen contest. Weekly winners who received $25 Classroom Cash: Anton Kilburn, Global Impact STEM Academy Brian Badenhop, Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Rachel Sanders, Global Impact STEM …
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Super soy winners at State Science Day!

May 18, 2017
Congratulations to these winners at the 2017 Ohio State Science Day! We’ll be featuring their research projects and findings on our website in the student research section. The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) sponsors awards for the best …
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Healthy Soil Challenge training for soil sleuths

May 18, 2017
4-H representatives from 12 Ohio counties gathered at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center this Saturday for a special training session. “Healthy Soils C.S.I. Challenge” is this year’s 4-H Ag Innovators Experience, sponsored by Monsanto, the N …
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ChickQuest: MORE than just hatching chicks!

May 18, 2017
Marti Mercuri of Broadleigh Elementary shares about her experience with the ChickQuest program: I am so thrilled with the Chickquest project. Even though I don’t have my own class, I borrowed a third grade class and we did EVERY STEM activity in the b …