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Behind the scenes at Willy’s Salsa!

Jun 28, 2019
After making their own salsas, the food science workshop participants had the opportunity to tour Willy’s Salsa production facilities. Willy’s Salsa got its start at CIFT’s Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen (NOCK), a commercial kitchen available to small …
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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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There’s lots of jobs to know about!

Aug 9, 2017
GrowNextGen teacher leader Jane Hunt recently led 17 Ashland educators through Teacher Boot Camp, a two day event sponsored by North Central Workforce Alliance and the Ashland Community Foundation. The workshop allowed teachers to see behind the …
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8 groups involved in a BIG scavenger hunt

Sep 30, 2015
Farm Science Review is an annual Ohio event that attracts more than 140,000 visitors from all over the United States and Canada. The latest agricultural equipment, technology and production developments are on display, along with educational …
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Urban students visit the Farm Science Review

Sep 24, 2015
Pam Snyder, a BioScience Technology Teacher at the Ft. Hayes Career Center and Columbus City Schools, came to Farm Science Review with her class and students from a horticulture program at Ft. Hayes. The career center, located in downtown Columbus, …
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Expanding Student Awareness of Ag-Related Careers

Sep 24, 2015
It was a four-hour trip, but Donna Meller’s students from Pettisville in Fulton County were still going strong in the afternoon at Farm Science Review (FSR). Miller won one of the 8 grants provided by the Ohio Soybean Council and GrowNextGen for a f …
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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 …