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When you think farming, think AQUACULTURE!

Apr 28, 2016
Are your students aware of the wet side of farming? Here are some interesting facts about aquaculture: Roughly half the seafood we eat comes from farms. Worldwide, farms now produce more seafood than beef. Aquaculture is the most efficient means of …
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3D farming brings new dimensions to feeding the world

Apr 5, 2016
3D ocean farming helps the environment and local economies. (embed: https://vimeo.com/100474262 ) The Seas Will Save Us: How an Army of Ocean Farmers Are Starting an Economic Revolution
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New Global Blizzard Bag makes your life easier!

Jan 5, 2016
What to do about snow days? No worries! GrowNextGen and the Columbus Council on World Affairs have put together a package of great global resources to keep your students engaged and learning whether school’s open or not! Here are the resources i …
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Aquaponics program in VA helps fight food desert

Oct 26, 2015
This hands-on program teaches students about urban farming and affordable nutritious food for the community. Learn more in our e-learning course on Aquaculture and soy protein .
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A Different Kind of Farming

Jul 29, 2015
Teachers attending the 2015 Ag Biotech Academy took a field trip to Freshwater Farms in Urbana, Ohio. This facility has been in operation for over 30 years, raising rainbow trout, yellow perch, and freshwater shrimp. Ohio has over 300 fish farms, …
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World Food Prize 2015 Winner: Lifting People Out of Poverty

Jul 8, 2015
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh is this year’s World Food Prize winner. The $250,000 award recognizes individuals who improve the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Sir Fazle founded the development organization BRAC, h …
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Aquaculture learning experience honor for Ohio student

Jun 2, 2015
Upper Arlington High School senior Alex Hoey will be working in Malaysia this summer at the World Fish Center. The center’s mission is to reduce poverty and hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture. Research programs are located in Africa, Asia a …
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Global e-learning courses

May 21, 2015
These new e-learning courses compliment career videos already on our website, allowing students to explore the topic more fully. The courses are comprehensive and highly interactive. And they’re fun, with terrific games and activities to allow …
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Global need for protein

Mar 5, 2015
Two new career videos are now available on GrowNextGen.org. Produced through a partnership between the Ohio Soybean Council and the Columbus Council on World Affairs, these videos provide interesting information about global issue of nutrition and …
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Stuck without science fair ideas?

Nov 4, 2014
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 project! GrowNextGen has fantastic units that lend thems …
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Fish farms and taste tests

Sep 18, 2014
GrowNextGen offers curriculum in a number of subject areas including agriscience, biology/bioscience, chemistry, and environmental science, and more. All the curriculum is developed by Ohio science, chemistry and agriscience instructors, and new …