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Career advice: be open to trying new things

Jun 14, 2016
Zen-Noh Grains Exporters’ Kelsie Heath tells about her educational background and career path. She has some advice for students. (embed: https://vimeo.com/170243668 )
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Commodities merchandiser

Jun 29, 2020
Who buys what farmers grow? See how Micha Price, commodity merchandiser for ADM Grain, uses marketing, logistics and research to purchase profitable grain from Arkansas producers. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this video. …
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Commodity transportation

4 lessons, 7 files
How do transportation and logistics affect our food supply? Getting food from farms to markets is dependent on many forms of transportation, and involves careers related to logistics, infrastructure, commodity trading, and engineering. Students learn about …
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Destinations of soybeans

Mar 22, 2016
Do you know where the soybeans grown here in Ohio end up? All over the world! John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB), explains how far and wide those soybeans travel. (embed: https://vimeo.com/156015018 )
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Eric Slater

General Manager of Zen-Noh Grain Corporations Export Terminal in Convent, Louisiana
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Flooding impacts soybean transportation

Jan 4, 2016
Learn about the way recent flooding has affected soybean transportation from Ohio to China in this NPR story. Your students can see how natural disasters here affect transportation and the economy. Now is the peak time for American farmers to get …
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International trade in agriculture

3 lessons, 4 files
Why do we engage in trade with other countries? What are the ways in which this trading occurs? Trade in agricultural products is big business. In Ohio nearly 50% of soybeans are exported. In this unt, students learn about the customers for Ohio's ag products and how these goods are traded.
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Kelsie Heath

Management trainee at Zen-Noh Grain Corporations Export Terminal in Convent, Louisiana
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Learn about managing grain exports

Jun 11, 2016
Eric Slater, General Manager of Zen-Noh Grain Corporations Export Terminal in Convent, Louisiana talks about his job and how students can prepare for careers. (embed: https://vimeo.com/170243669 )
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Logistics and transportation

Aug 18, 2017
International marketing is an important piece of the supply chain! Watch this video to learn how you can be a part of it as Rusty Orben, Resident Vice President for CSX Transportation and Jim Wellman, President of Wellman Seeds and Wellman Farms …
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New eyes in an ag world: a social studies teacher visits Commodity Classic

Mar 14, 2016
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 teacher at Dublin Jerome High School. Here …
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Seeing opportunities; growing in knowledge

Dec 20, 2019
Have you watched a good career video lately? Jennifer Boggs, ELA Intervention Specialist at Graham Middle School, used a GrowNextGen career video with her 7th grade students. Boggs’ students are working on the ability to summarize informational …
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Shipping soybeans is no small matter

Apr 1, 2016
From nearby farms here in Ohio, soybeans are in for an interesting journey, and it takes a LOT of people to make it happen! One of the key players is Zen-Noh Grain Corporation in Convent LA, located on the Mississippi River above New Orleans. …
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Woeber’s Mustard plant tour reveals an array of job opportunities

Aug 24, 2016
What’s even more amazing than the hundreds of products made at the Woeber’s Mustard plant? All of the jobs related to them! Teachers attending the Ag Biotech Academy workshop toured the facility and found lots of opportunities for science students. Pro …