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Congratulations to these 2019 winners!

May 23, 2019
Give ’em a hand, folks! These are the winners of the Ohio Soybean Bioscience Award, sponsored by the Ohio Soybean Council. These projects were judged at State Science Day at the Ohio State University. Winners will be invited to share their research o …
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Science success for Pettisville students

Dec 15, 2017
The National FFA Convention in October 2017 showed the value of science and agriscience programs working together to achieve student success through research. Five members of the Pettisville FFA were on stage at the national convention—all five used t …
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Congratulations to these soy scientists for their success at National FFA!

Oct 30, 2017
We’re proud of these Global Impact student competitors in the Agriscience Fair at the FFA National Convention. Chester Folck, a senior, placed 8th in the nation for Power Systems Category, Division 5. His project title was Energy in Biodiesel. …
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Science fair support and more!

Sep 28, 2017
The Ohio Soybean Foundation is sponsoring awards in 2018 for soybean-related projects in the areas of biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, and or earth/environmental sciences. Awards are given for the best projects at districts and state level. …
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Student’s science question leads to supplies, support

Aug 2, 2017
Abigail Lister, a student at Bloom Carroll Middle School, contacted GrowNextGen for ideas on soybean-related science fair ideas. She decided to do some research on aphid resistance. Andy Michel, Associate Professor of Entomology at OSU sent GMO and …
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Supporting ag teachers with science lessons and labs

Jun 22, 2017
Meredith Wolfe, Courtney Bockbrader, and Whitney Short recently shared some great resources and activities with 18 Ohio agriculture teachers. The workshops covered plants, environment and natural resources, biotechnology, and agriscience fair …
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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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Super soy winners at State Science Day!

May 18, 2017
Congratulations to these winners at the 2017 Ohio State Science Day! We’ll be featuring their research projects and findings on our website in the student research section. The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) sponsors awards for the best …
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Statewide science search!

Apr 28, 2017
We’re looking all over Ohio for great science fair projects! The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation sponsors up to three $100 Ohio Soybean Bioscience Awards at each of the 17 district science fairs across Ohio. The purpose of the award is to inspire 5 …
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Agronomist shares science fair ideas

Sep 28, 2016
GrowNextGen brings the experts to you! Laura Lindsey is a Soybean and Small Grain Agronomist in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at the Ohio State University. She recently did a webinar on Soybean-Related Science Fair Experiments for …
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Soy Foam: Hiding in Plain Sight

Apr 25, 2016
Invention Convention regional finals are going on now, and State Science Day will take place on May 14. The bright young minds presenting their ideas are the innovators of the future, and inspiration could be right under their feet! Polyurethane …
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The versatile bean

Jan 28, 2015
Smaller than a pea, but used in hundreds of ways: You can’t do that with just any bean! Ohio is the 6th largest soybean producer in the United States. Many amazing uses have been found for soybeans, using science to produce new products. The Ohio S …