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Waterman workshop provides Design Challenge support

Oct 5, 2018
How do you gain information about food security? Visit a farm! Better yet, visit Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory. A group of 27 people recently gathered there for a workshop to help prepare them for this year’s Ohio STEM L …
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“You’ve got great genes!”

Jun 28, 2018
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 Central Ohio, shared about …
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Checking peroxidase levels in soybean plants

May 31, 2017
Sarah Seeley, a junior at Benjamin Logan High School, was the second place winner of the Ohio Soybean Council State Science Day award. Seeley’s project tested which type of soybean has the most peroxidase. Peroxidase is an enzyme found in soybeans …
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Ohio Soybean Board member facilitates student’s research project

Feb 6, 2017
Dublin Coffman High School student Emily Fan researched the differences of bean production between GMO and non-GMO plants when exposed to organic and inorganic fertilizer. She became interested in this project after taking AP Environmental Science …
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GMO controversies: science vs. public fear

Jan 19, 2016
Chair of the Department of Agronomy, head of the Department of Genetics and Biotechnology at the Biotechnical faculty, University of Ljubljana, Borut Bohanec presents information about: classical and modern techniques of plant breeding advances in …
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Experiment checks influence of GM feed on Japanese quails

Oct 21, 2015
Researchers investigated the effects of genetically modified feed on ten generations of Japanese quail chicks. The experimental groups were fed GM soy and non-GM maize, GM maize and non-GM soy, or both non-GM soy and maize. Some differences were …
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How are GMOs created?

Aug 6, 2015
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“What does GMO stand for?”

Jul 12, 2015
People have opinions about GMOs, but do they KNOW what they’re talking about? Compare your knowledge with these people on the street! (embed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzEr23XJwFY )
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Students’ research locates gene, wins awards

Dec 19, 2014
On GrowNextGen’s new Student Research page, it is now possible for students to share information about their science experiments and research projects. Nikolas Grotewold and Henry Wu, winners of the OSC’s Team Award at The Ohio Academy of Science Sta …
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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 …