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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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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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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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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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STEM careers and soy-based soap

Mar 22, 2016
GrowNextGen Teacher leaders Courtney Bockbrader and Whitney Short recently spoke to FFA members at the Northwest Ohio Women in Agriculture conference. During a breakout session, students learned about the increasing need for qualified workers in …
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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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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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AgGrad connects job-seekers with ag employers

Dec 9, 2015
Looking for a resource for careers in agriculture? AgGrad is a new website that can help connect students and young professionals with employers. The USDA anticipates over 57,000 vacant jobs in the food and ag industry each year over the next five …
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How will technology change farming?

Aug 24, 2015
Farming has been around as long as man, and it’s seen a lot of changes. Farmers are always working to improve yield and efficiency. Make sure your tech-savvy students know how the information industry can benefit agriculture. Lance Donny of the …
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Help—and more—at your fingertips!

Aug 11, 2015
GrowNextGen has a great network of leaders who are willing to help you in a variety of ways. Interested in a field trip for your class? Need some supplies for activities or labs? Want an expert to fact-check your lesson plan? Looking for a shadowing …
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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 …