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Farm vehicles

Jan 11, 2016
Here at GrowNextGen, we’re excited about connecting the classroom to the real world. This infographic was created by Grant McHugh, a senior at Dublin Jerome High School in central Ohio. Grant explains how this project came about: As in many suburban …
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Meet our teacher leaders

May 21, 2015
Whitney Short teaches agriscience and biotechnology to 7th-12th graders at Anthony Wayne High School in Perrysburg, Ohio. She recently attended the Commodity Classic in Florida with a group of educators and found the collaboration really helpful in …
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Urban students plant soybeans

Apr 20, 2015
“Most people think agriculture means to put plants in the ground and drive tractors around,” said science teacher Chuck Crawford. He wants to stop this limited portrayal of agriculture by educating youth about the processes and possibilities in agr …
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Animal agriculture: the egg comes first

Jan 10, 2015
Thirty-nine teachers recently braved November snow and low temperatures to spend a day learning about animal agriculture in the ChickQuest workshop. This school program encourages 3rd graders to use science, engineering, and technology to …
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Crops on campus

Dec 13, 2014
“I’ve always wondered why they had corn here.” Now it’s clear to the students in Chuck Crawford’s AP Environmental Science class: The soybean and corn patch at Dublin Jerome High School is part of their studies. Crawford has attended agriculture education …