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What’s your number?

Jul 10, 2019
Data is helpful only if you know how to interpret it. Participants in the Tech in Ag workshop, sponsored by EducationProjects.org, the Ohio State University, and USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture, gathered data and then learned how …
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Tech in Ag 2019 workshop: groundhogs not welcome

Jul 10, 2019
If the weather isn’t challenging enough, how about the groundhogs? They damaged the soybean plot planned for use in the EducationProjects.org, Ohio State University, and USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture-sponsored Tech in Ag workshop, …
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SECO workshops share GNG activities

Jan 29, 2019
Teachers attending the Science Council of Ohio’s Science Symposium had the opportunity to attend presentations of several GrowNextGen activities. Dublin Jerome High School teacher and GNG teacher leader Chuck Crawford​ presented Engineering S …
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Comparing nozzle spray rates for smart farming

Jan 7, 2019
How do different nozzles affect application rates on crops? Dan Schmiesing of Upper Valley Career Center used the activity Managing nutrient and pesticide needs in agriculture with juniors in his Ag Power and Technology Class to show them! …
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What are YOU putting in the water?

Oct 20, 2018
Water quality and algal blooms are a hot topic lately, and Findlay High School teacher Joyce Pippert’s Life in the Sea class recently took a look at the nitrogen cycle and how fertilizer can end up in water. These lessons came from the Exploring …
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What keeps a plant from growing?

Dec 14, 2017
Some plants grow, and others don’t. A variety of biochemical signals can disrupt normal function or inhibit the synthesis of essential molecules needed for plant growth. Karen Dillon at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Livonia, Michigan used the …