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A Turkey’s Best Life Ever!

Feb 28, 2022
What’s the best environment to grow a turkey? Dr. Elise Gerken, veterinarian at Cooper Farms, and Drew Bowman of Bowman & Landes, shared about the way turkeys are raised at their facilities. Jenna Gregorich, Ohio Poultry Association Bird Health …
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Chickenology: Breeding the best flock! virtual field trip

Jan 24, 2022
What is selective breeding and how does it work? Middle and high school students virtually visited Ohio’s Cooper Farms and heard from a breeding expert at Meyer Hatchery. They learned about how poultry is hatched and raised and what traits are …
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ChickQuest primer

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What do you know about chickens? Chickens are one of the largest consumers of soybeans! In this unit, students learn about the characteristics of birds and chickens, and how to idenitify different breeds.
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First-ever Chickenology workshop!

Dec 6, 2021
Over 30 Ohio teachers gathered at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center for all-day learning at the latest GrowNextGen workshop, Chickenology. This new workshop is sponsored by the Ohio Soybean Council and Ohio Poultry Association. It is …
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Hatching young entrepreneurs

Jul 21, 2022
The first of four agriculture entrepreneurship challenges took place recently at the YWCA of Central Ohio summer camp, held at Mark Twain Elementary School in Westerville. Pairs of students were challenged to create a product or service that helps …
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It’s a chicken extravaganza!

Dec 9, 2020
Meat chickens were the focus of an extensive learning unit for GrowNextGen teacher leader Amy Jo Henry’s students at Global Impact STEM Academy Middle School. Henry is the school’s STEM and CTE Coordinator. This seven week project began with …
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It’s more fun in a flock!

May 9, 2022
GrowNextGen gave a great group the chance to hang out together in a recent teacher event! GNG teacher leaders gathered with other Educationprojects.org teacher leaders at the Ohio Poultry Association building for a poultry-focused evening. The …
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Jenna Gregorich

Bird Health Programs Manager at Ohio Poultry Association
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Mechanical Engineering

Mar 4, 2022
Take a look a mechanical engineer’s role at Trillium Farms! See how he uses problem solving and engineering to make the hen’s housing safe and their egg production more efficient. Learn what drew him into mechanical engineering and about his …
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Mission: Be an Agricultural Engineer and Catch the Egg!

Nov 4, 2015
Students in grades 6 through 8 participated in the Science of Agriculture workshop on The Ohio State University Wooster campus last month. Designed to encourage interest in STEM education, this is the program’s fourteenth year. The students traveled …