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Precision in gene editing presents great potential

Kirk Reese, DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Research Manager, spoke to teachers at the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop about CRISPR-CAS technology, a bacterial immune system used to… continue reading →

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STEM to STEM grant allows career exploration

Katherine Velikaz is a 7th and 8th grade science and 8th grade CTE teacher at Ottawa River Elementary in Toledo, Ohio. She won a STEM to STEM grant award from GrowNextGen and the Ohio Soybean Council… continue reading →

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Future of Food

How has agriculture changed? What is a GMO? What is the future of food? Society and cultures revolve around food. There are television networks solely focused on food and it is almost impossible to take a drive without passing a fast food chain. Billions of dollars are spent…

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Ag Biotech workshop teaches “cool” presentations!

Kelly Mikhail teaches Molecular and Cellular Biology at Worthington Christian High School. She used GNG resources as part of labs on DNA conservation and alteration in animal and plant models. Mikhail… continue reading →

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Teachers LOVE making biodiesel with us!

GrowNextGen educators Jane Hunt and Heather Bryan recently led an Engineering in Agriculture workshop for 29 teachers at The Works in Newark, Ohio. The event included participants from elementary, middle… continue reading →

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Hello, my name is… GMO

What is genetic modification? What does it mean if something is genetically modified? A lot of questions surround definitions of genetic modification. This unit models two different techniques of genetic modification and tries to help students understand the terms and the consequences of…

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New eyes in an ag world: a social studies teacher visits Commodity Classic

Commodity Classic is “America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show”. Held this year in New Orleans, it attracted 9770 participants, one of whom was Matt Martin, a social studies… continue reading →

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So what is Ag Biotech Academy REALLY like?

When I first heard about the Ag Biotech academy, I was nervous to go. As a second year teacher at the time when I went, I was scared that I wouldn’t have much to offer to the course. Being at an event… continue reading →

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Facing World Hunger Challenges

Recently the Columbus Council on World Affairs (CCWA) conducted their Global Food Summit. This event was held in cooperation with the Ohio Soybean Council. CCWA’s Patrick Terrien spoke with Phil Karst… continue reading →

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