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Soybeans? Jobs? Just read the label!

Sep 28, 2016
GrowNextGen recently partnered with Cargill at the Career Exploration Academy held in Sydney, Ohio. This event, presented by the Workforce Partnership of Shelby County, allowed over 900 students to learn about careers in different area businesses. …
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Agronomist shares science fair ideas

Sep 28, 2016
GrowNextGen brings the experts to you! Laura Lindsey is a Soybean and Small Grain Agronomist in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at the Ohio State University. She recently did a webinar on Soybean-Related Science Fair Experiments for …
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Woeber’s Mustard plant tour reveals an array of job opportunities

Aug 24, 2016
What’s even more amazing than the hundreds of products made at the Woeber’s Mustard plant? All of the jobs related to them! Teachers attending the Ag Biotech Academy workshop toured the facility and found lots of opportunities for science students. Pro …
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Global ag trade resources put the world at your students’ fingertips

Aug 4, 2016
So how does an Ohio soybean end up as tofu in Japan? A new e-learning module and career video developed by a partnership between the Ohio Soybean Council and the Columbus Council on World Affairs helps students understand issues related to global …
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Ag Biotech Academy participants combine sports (sort of!) and science

Jul 29, 2016
The Ag Biotech Academy folks engaged in some fun and friendly competition. At dinner Monday night and again on Tuesday, they tried out creative soy hole games. These games were an assignment for Global Impact Academy students: come up with a …
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Workshop shows & tells teachers about job possibilities for students

Jul 26, 2016
How can you help your students learn about jobs in your area? The Ohio Soybean Council is a co-founding member of the North Central Workforce Alliance (NCWA). NCWA recently held a pilot workshop to connect local teachers to local industry. Nine …
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Getting to know all that GrowNextGen offers!

Jun 27, 2016
GrowNextGen Teacher leaders Meredith Wolfe, Courtney Bockbrader and Whitney Short presented recently at the Ohio Agricultural Education Summer Teacher Conference. They met with 33 educators during two workshops on the Ohio State University campus. …
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Career advice: be open to trying new things

Jun 14, 2016
Zen-Noh Grains Exporters’ Kelsie Heath tells about her educational background and career path. She has some advice for students. (embed: https://vimeo.com/170243668 )
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Learn about managing grain exports

Jun 11, 2016
Eric Slater, General Manager of Zen-Noh Grain Corporations Export Terminal in Convent, Louisiana talks about his job and how students can prepare for careers. (embed: https://vimeo.com/170243669 )
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How does your sprayer spray?

May 26, 2016
Dublin Jerome High School teacher Chuck Crawford’s students are gaining agricultural understanding as part of their AP Environmental Science coursework. Crawford’s lessons are available on the GrowNextGen website. The students begin by reading about …
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Teachers praise GNG’s career resources and win!

May 25, 2016
Angela Stevens of Mifflin High School had great things to say about the career resources on our site.
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The eternal (well, not quite!) flame

May 18, 2016
The Blanchester High School students finished the year with a unit on sustainability and green chemistry. The class completed the “Biodiesel: Soybeans as an Energy Feedstock” lesson by comparing the burn quality of the soy biodiesel they had …