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Teachers exploring technology in agriculture

Teachers exploring technology in agriculture

Thanks to the advance of technology, precision agriculture has given farmers new tools in their toolboxes to advance crop health and increased yield. Participants in the Exploring Tech in Ag …

Down on the farm with extern Patty Hanna

Down on the farm with extern Patty Hanna

Patty Hanna teaches at the eSTEM Academy for Reynoldsburg City Schools. She was chosen to do an externship at The Ohio State University’s Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory. As …

“You’ve got great genes!”

“You’ve got great genes!”

Teachers at the 2018 Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop in Springfield learned about biotech in agriculture and its applications with soybeans. Kyle Poling, Pioneer Hi-Bred Field Agronomist in West …

High oleic oil: what and why

High oleic oil: what and why

America’s love of fats has waxed and waned, and there’s an option for today’s health-conscious consumers that also works great for restaurants and food production. David Tegeder, Senior Marketing Manager …

You Could Be Eating CRISPR in Five Years

You Could Be Eating CRISPR in Five Years

At Ag Biotech Academy 2017, we heard from Kirk Reese, DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Research Manager, about the potential of CRISPR-Cas9 to allow gene editing in a variety of applications. This technology …

ChickQuest: not just for elementary students!

ChickQuest: not just for elementary students!

The typical ChickQuest teacher is in an elementary school, but the program can be tweaked to accompany higher grades. Jennifer Scheidler teaches Academic & Accelerated Biology at Sycamore High School. …

Ag Biotech Academy 2018: Before you attend

Ag Biotech Academy 2018: Before you attend

Everything you need to know about the Ag Biotech Academy 2018 workshop in one place! When Tuesday, June 26 at 8 am through Wednesday, June 27 at 4 pm. Where Workshop: Global Impact STEM Academy 700 …

Virtual field trips to soybean farms offered to students

Virtual field trips to soybean farms offered to students

Starting this spring, students who have never had a chance to investigate a soybean field will get the chance to do it — all without having to leave the comfort of th…