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Virtual field trips to soybean farms offered to students

Jun 5, 2018
Starting this spring, students who have never had a chance to investigate a soybean field will get the chance to do it — all without having to leave the comfort of their own classroom. With just an internet-connected computer, webcam and microphone, s …
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GNG’s support for educators recognized by OAAE

Jun 15, 2017
GrowNextGen has been awarded the Ohio Association of Agricultural Education’s (OAAE) 2017 Outstanding Cooperation award. This annual award recognizes organizations, agribusiness companies, and others who have given outstanding support to …
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First place project checks soybean yield, water quality

Jun 8, 2017
Jacob Dennis of Pettisville High School is a big winner—first place in the Ohio Soybean Bioscience Award from the Ohio Soybean Council on State Science Day! His project compared the yield and oil and protein content of soybeans with a starter f …
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Ag Biotech Academy participants combine sports (sort of!) and science

Jul 29, 2016
The Ag Biotech Academy folks engaged in some fun and friendly competition. At dinner Monday night and again on Tuesday, they tried out creative soy hole games. These games were an assignment for Global Impact Academy students: come up with a …
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What does a seed need to grow?

May 16, 2015
That’s what we asked the students at New Hope Christian Academy Field Day in April. They came up with all the right answers: the sun, water, dirt. Some mentioned ‘bonus’ items like worms and fertilizer! After telling them all about soybeans and …
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Stuck without science fair ideas?

Nov 4, 2014
Tired of the familiar old baking-soda-and-vinegar “volcano”? The potato clock? The effect of colored lights on plants? Well, yawn no more—we’ve got lots of exciting ideas for your next science fair project! GrowNextGen has fantastic units that lend thems …
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E-learning fits nicely in your blizzard bag

Nov 2, 2014
When winter weather hits, teachers need plans for assignments that can be completed at home or as make-up work. The GrowNextGen website has several e-learning courses that are easy to use in blizzard bags. Jeremy Grove, Agriscience Instructor at …
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Ag teachers learn lab skills

Jun 14, 2014
Whitney Short and Courtney Bockbrader, both agriculture education teachers at Anthony Wayne Schools, recently conducted two biotechnology workshops for other agriculture education teachers at the Ohio Ag Ed Summer Conference. Short and Bockbrader …