Tagged animal agriculture

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Animal agriculture: engineer an egg catcher

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How do engineers solve problems in agriculture? It takes 30 million eggs a day to satisfy the US consumer! Ohio is #2 in the nation in egg production and ag engineers have helped to design facilities that keep chickens safe from predators and …
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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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Macromolecule comparison of dog treats

May 23, 2017
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 would benefit dogs the most. It was believed …
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New AFNR units coming soon!

Jun 30, 2015
GrowNextGen teacher leaders and agriscience teachers Courtney Bockbrader, Meredith Wolfe, and Whitney Short are developing new units for classroom teachers. These units are part of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources course, the first course …
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The Egg-citing Chicken Project

Mar 11, 2021
7th and 8th grade students at Global Impact STEM Academy are investigating the question, does the amount of protein in a hen’s diet affect the amount of protein in her eggs? Each grade level has its own flock, comprised of three Buff Orpington hens a …
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Visiting a turkey barn

May 18, 2021
We were talking turkeys with this week’s virtual field trip to Cooper Farms, a farm and food company in northwest and west Central Ohio! Ohio Soybean Council presented a visit for teachers and students all over Ohio and in other states, giving them a …