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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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STEM careers and soy-based soap

Mar 22, 2016
GrowNextGen Teacher leaders Courtney Bockbrader and Whitney Short recently spoke to FFA members at the Northwest Ohio Women in Agriculture conference. During a breakout session, students learned about the increasing need for qualified workers in …
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Soy-based Paint Covers OSU Campus

Feb 12, 2016
When you head to The Ohio State University (OSU) and are looking for 1 of 36,000 possible parking spots, you could be pulling in between two lines that have been painted with a soy-based paint. Through collaborative efforts of the Ohio Soybean …
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Soy bioproduct research: BPA free

Jan 19, 2016
The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and researchers at Battelle have developed a soy-based, BPA-free coating for use in the lining of metal food and beverage cans and other coating applications. Dr. Bhima Vijayendran, a partner at Redwood Innovation …
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Educators use interdisciplinary approach with soybeans

Jul 30, 2014
Jane Hunt, an environmental science teacher at Upper Arlington High School, partnered with industry professionals and colleagues to educate her students on real-life applications to the agricultural industry and career possibilities for their …
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OSU students compete at NAMA

Jun 14, 2014
A team of students from The Ohio State University advanced to the semifinals of a national marketing competition hosted by the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) April 9-10 in Jacksonville, Florida. “Every team participating in the marketing c …