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Spotlight on GrowNextGen ambassadors

Aug 26, 2019
A special group of college students has been doing outreach for the Ohio Soybean Council and GrowNextGen this summer, traveling around the state to share STEM activities and increase public knowledge of modern agriculture. Here are the 2019 …
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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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All trained and ready to go for outreach

Feb 12, 2019
Soon appearing at a county fair or event near you: the Ohio Soybean Council is again sponsoring great soy-related outreach activities! Ten college students received specialized training at the Ohio State University Steam Factory in the following …
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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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Exploration of Modern Farming outreach

Feb 7, 2018
How much does the average citizen know about modern farming? Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored GrowNextGen is excited about partnering with Battelle to provide a state-wide educational outreach, encouraging students, parents, other family and community …
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Battelle grant provides ag lessons, field work for students

Jun 28, 2017
STEM learning with a focus on agriculture: the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation will equip and train 35 pre-service teachers to facilitate outreach events and launch an education program to help students, parents, other family and community members …
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GrowNextGen provides training and support for preservice teachers

Apr 18, 2017
On April 12, GrowNextGen teacher leader Whitney Short visited with 12 OSU agricultural education preservice teachers. Short, an agriscience teacher at Anthony Wayne High School, explained the value of GrowNextGen’s resources, highlighted some of the …