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Drone demo at dinner

Jun 21, 2019
Alex Ryan of OSU Precision Ag came to the Ag Biotech Academy industry dinner and demonstrated his drone to the teachers gathered there. He was able to fly the drone over the fields around the dinner area and display the video on a computer screen. …
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Drone demos at Talawanda High School

Apr 3, 2019
GrowNextGen ambassadors Kayla Erickson and Mitchell Gehret recently visited Talawanda High School, located in Oxford, Ohio, about 5 minutes from Miami University. Throughout the day Erickson and Gehret talked to the sophomores, juniors, and seniors …
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Connecting drones and horticulture

Sep 21, 2018
How would a Horticulture and Technology instructor incorporate drones in his classes? Gabe Oberlin, a teacher at Patrick Henry High School, used drones with his 8th grade Plant Science and Technology class and his High School Turf Science & …
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Teachers exploring technology in agriculture

Jul 17, 2018
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 workshop in Columbus, sponsored by the Ohio State …
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Training interns for statewide outreach

Feb 17, 2018
38 interns gathered in Springfield at Global Impact STEM Academy for the Exploration of Modern Farming intern training. Through a grant from Battelle and the Ohio Soybean Council, these college students will be presenting activities on modern …
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Hello, Milwaukee! Here’s some STEM in ag for you!

Nov 18, 2017
GrowNextGen brought “STEM in Agriculture” to teachers at the 2017 NSTA Milwaukee Area Conference. Teacher leaders Brian Badenhop (Ohio Hi-Point Career Center) and Jeff Jostpille (Fort Jennings High School) presented two sessions with Jane Hunt and Hea …
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Seeing computer science in modern ag applications at FSR

Sep 29, 2017
Support from the Ohio Soybean Council allowed Jeff Reinhardt, Mathematics & Computer Science Teacher at Upper Arlington High School, to take his AP Computer Science Principles class to this year’s OSU Farm Science Review. Here’s his take on the exp …
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Face to face with field technology

Nov 28, 2016
Dr. Diane Kahle, a math and computer science teacher from Upper Arlington, wrote this article for GrowNextGen: On a hot, sunny September day, forty suburban high school students hopped on a school bus headed for an unlikely destination: the Ohio …