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Student research project
Harnessing the Power of Beneficial Microbes to Enhance Productivity in Soybeans

Harnessing the Power of Beneficial Microbes to Enhance Productivity in Soybeans

The purpose of this research was to determine the effect of phytohormones and nitrogen on soybeans. Phytohormones regulate plant growth and nitrogen is necessary for plant growth and is often the nutr… continue reading →

Student research project
The Effect of Starter Fertilizer on Glycine max Yields

The Effect of Starter Fertilizer on Glycine max Yields

The objective was to compare the yield and protein and oil content of Glycine max planted with a 2x2 application of 10-34-00 starter fertilizer and without starter fertilizer, and to compare the quality… continue reading →

Student research project
Macromolecule Comparison of Dog Treats

Macromolecule Comparison of Dog Treats

The purpose of this project was to compare the amount of macromolecules that would be absorbed from four different flour based dog biscuits (soy, sorghum, wheat, and brown rice), and determine which base… continue reading →

Student research project
The Effect of Soil on Plant Growth

The Effect of Soil on Plant Growth

Have you ever been curious if the type of soil used affects how plants grow? Five soybean seeds were planted 2.5 cm deep, in separate pots of each type of soil. After seeds were planted, all 10 plants… continue reading →

Curriculum

Barges, Trains and Trucks: Moving soybeans

Why is transportation for commodity crops so critical? Infrastructure is critical to the functions of the country, in particular the shipment of commodity crops such as soybeans. This unit introduces students to several types of infrastructure that are…

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