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Destinations of soybeans

Mar 22, 2016
Do you know where the soybeans grown here in Ohio end up? All over the world! John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB), explains how far and wide those soybeans travel. (embed: https://vimeo.com/156015018 )
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Chicks in the classroom part of Agriscience in the City

Mar 17, 2016
Rob Isner works at George Washington Carver STEM Elementary School in Cleveland as Program Manager for 4-H Youth Development. His position is part of the “Agriscience in the City” program created in 2014 to promote learning about agriculture and agr …
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GNG Teacher leaders’ FFA chapter outreach

Mar 15, 2016
GrowNextGen Teacher leaders Courtney Bockbrader and Whitney Short teach Agriculture Education Instructor at Anthony Wayne High School. They also act as FFA Advisors. Each year their FFA chapter provides an appreciation luncheon for teachers and …
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New eyes in an ag world: a social studies teacher visits Commodity Classic

Mar 14, 2016
Commodity Classic is “America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show”. Held this year in New Orleans, it attracted 9770 participants, one of whom was Matt Martin, a social studies teacher at Dublin Jerome High School. Here …
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Growing high oleic soybeans

Mar 10, 2016
John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB) and Ohio farmer, talks about why he grows high oleic soybeans. (embed: https://vimeo.com/156015016 )
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New programs and improvements at ATI to share with your students!

Mar 9, 2016
Jason Hardin, an Environmental Science teacher at Gahanna Lincoln High School, shares news about ag education opportunities at ATI: I attended the annual Spring Update Day Educators’ Breakfast at the Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) …
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$500 prize!

Mar 2, 2016
Share to win! The grand prize of our sharing campaign will be a $500 Amazon gift card, drawn from ALL forwards and new registrations over the 6 month period. You don’t want to miss out on a chance to win this great prize. In addition to the grand …
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Your students’ career exploration journey starts here

Feb 29, 2016
We’ve done the legwork to gather these great resources. Now you can help your students explore and make career plans for a bright future! As an educator, you want to help students connect their learning with the real world, but you’re in need of good …
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Farming: a family tradition

Feb 26, 2016
John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB), is active in many agricultural organizations near his farm in Jenera, Ohio. Here he talks about his family’s farming tradition. (embed: https://vimeo.com/156015097 )
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So what is Ag Biotech Academy REALLY like?

Feb 22, 2016
When I first heard about the Ag Biotech academy, I was nervous to go. As a second year teacher at the time when I went, I was scared that I wouldn’t have much to offer to the course. Being at an event with teachers who have ten times the experience, h …
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Farmers Discussing Carbon Footprints

Feb 13, 2016
Jason Hardin, an environmental science teacher at Gahanna Lincoln High School, came up with a unique assignment for his students: conduct and record an interview with a farmer for a fictitious local TV show. The interview was to focus on how the …
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Soy-based Paint Covers OSU Campus

Feb 12, 2016
When you head to The Ohio State University (OSU) and are looking for 1 of 36,000 possible parking spots, you could be pulling in between two lines that have been painted with a soy-based paint. Through collaborative efforts of the Ohio Soybean …