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“Score with STEM” outreach event

Mar 30, 2022
The GrowNextGen ambassadors were in action at the recent “Score with STEM” event held at Cleveland’s Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Ambassadors presented Engineering an Egg Catcher and Making Soy Lip balm . Ambassadors Mekenzie Jolliff, Ellie Gehret, …
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Agri program manager

Jun 30, 2020
See how Rachael Tucker, agri program manager at the Arkansas Agriculture Department, uses social media and event planning to educate Arkansans about how food is grown in the natural state. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this …
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All trained and ready to go for outreach

Feb 12, 2019
Soon appearing at a county fair or event near you: the Ohio Soybean Council is again sponsoring great soy-related outreach activities! Ten college students received specialized training at the Ohio State University Steam Factory in the following …
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Ambassadors engaged in creative outreach!

Jun 18, 2020
GrowNextGen ambassadors have been doing some creative outreach, undeterred by the challenges of COVID-19. This energetic team, sponsored by the Ohio Soybean Council and Battelle, have been sharing about soybeans in ways both familiar and brand new! …
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Ambassadors refining their skills

Apr 5, 2021
GrowNextGen ambassadors recently attended a second training session to further develop their skills. This enthusiastic group of college students provides outreach activities through both in-person and virtual visits to classrooms and public events. …
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Ambassadors sharing summer learning

Aug 3, 2021
GrowNextGen ambassadors facilitated nine days of activities at three places in July! Their outreach activities included hosting a table for multiple days at the North Market, where the public was invited to make soybean seed necklaces . They also …
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Battelle grant provides ag lessons, field work for students

Jun 28, 2017
STEM learning with a focus on agriculture: the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation will equip and train 35 pre-service teachers to facilitate outreach events and launch an education program to help students, parents, other family and community members …
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Chief Logan gets an ambassador visit!

Apr 6, 2021
GrowNextGen ambassador Emma Schluep recently made an in-person visit to Chief Logan High School. She facilitated seed necklaces, biodiesel boats, career cards, soy ink, egg catcher, and Ozobots. Schluep said the students, in grades 9 through 12, …
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Drone demos at Talawanda High School

Apr 3, 2019
GrowNextGen ambassadors Kayla Erickson and Mitchell Gehret recently visited Talawanda High School, located in Oxford, Ohio, about 5 minutes from Miami University. Throughout the day Erickson and Gehret talked to the sophomores, juniors, and seniors …
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Earth Day outreach

Apr 27, 2022
On April 25th, GrowNextGen Teacher leader Abby Campbell presented at the Perry County Earth Day Event with a group of nine Fort Frye High School agricultural education students. The high schoolers presented a Soy Ink activity and discussed its …
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Emilie Regula Hancock

Marketing & Outreach Manager at Ohio Soybean Council
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Expert tips on writing workshop proposals

Apr 14, 2020
How do you craft a ‘winning’ workshop proposal, one that gets accepted? Pam Snyder , GrowNextGen leaders and bioscience teacher, has partnered with GrowNextGen for many years. Snyder recently retired after 35 years with Columbus City Schools. She …
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Exploration of Modern Farming outreach

Feb 7, 2018
How much does the average citizen know about modern farming? Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored GrowNextGen is excited about partnering with Battelle to provide a state-wide educational outreach, encouraging students, parents, other family and community …
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FFA state convention outreach

May 5, 2022
GrowNextGen ambassadors shared information and activities at the Ohio FFA State Convention in May. They did the soy lip balm activity with attendees. The ambassadors were also able to share about the use of soy products in the makeup industry, in …
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Fort Frye High School participates in Community Day

Jan 6, 2020
by Abby Motter, Fort Frye ag ed teacher and FFA advisor The Fort Frye FFA recently participated in the “We are Fort Frye” Community Day held on Friday, December 20th, 2019. At this event, local community members, businesses, colleges, and others set …
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GrowNextGen ambassador training

Dec 19, 2019
Another great group of Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) ambassadors just took part in a special training event at Mohican State Park. The ambassador program is sponsored by OSC with a grant from Battelle. These energetic folks will be sharing ag-related …
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GrowNextGen provides training and support for preservice teachers

Apr 18, 2017
On April 12, GrowNextGen teacher leader Whitney Short visited with 12 OSU agricultural education preservice teachers. Short, an agriscience teacher at Anthony Wayne High School, explained the value of GrowNextGen’s resources, highlighted some of the …
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Katrina Swinehart

Assistant professor, School of Agricultural Education and Food Science, Central State University
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Out and about with OSC ambassadors

Apr 27, 2020
The Ohio Soybean Council and Battelle sponsor outreach activities to promote agricultural knowledge in Ohio. Here are some of the events where OSC ambassadors have presented: Bethany Sheridan visited North Union Elementary School in Richwood in …
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Pam Snyder

BioScience Technology Teacher at the Ft. Hayes Career Center and Columbus City Schools (retired)
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Ridgemont FFA shares with students

Jan 20, 2022
In December, Ridgemont FFA took part in an Agricultural Commodity Creations event promoting the use of agriculture. Ridgemont FFA members taught students in grades K-6 about agriculture in all 50 states and helped the students make Christmas gifts …
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Spotlight on GrowNextGen ambassadors

Aug 26, 2019
A special group of college students has been doing outreach for the Ohio Soybean Council and GrowNextGen this summer, traveling around the state to share STEM activities and increase public knowledge of modern agriculture. Here are the 2019 …
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Training interns for statewide outreach

Feb 17, 2018
38 interns gathered in Springfield at Global Impact STEM Academy for the Exploration of Modern Farming intern training. Through a grant from Battelle and the Ohio Soybean Council, these college students will be presenting activities on modern …
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Whitney Short

Education Program Specialist at Ohio Department of Education
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