Tagged precision ag

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Advanced technology in farming

Feb 17, 2020
How does technology connect with farming? What was GrowNextGen doing at the Ohio Educational Technology conference? We want to get students engaged with how technology enhances precision ag! Farming has gone through a variety of stages as new …
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Drone demo at dinner

Jun 21, 2019
Alex Ryan of OSU Precision Ag came to the Ag Biotech Academy industry dinner and demonstrated his drone to the teachers gathered there. He was able to fly the drone over the fields around the dinner area and display the video on a computer screen. …
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Family farmers, soybean growers

Jun 29, 2020
See how technology plays an important role in agriculture. 6th generation farmers talk about their passion for agriculture and farming. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this video. Credit: Arkansas Soybean Association
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Future of food

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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 …
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Graham 8th graders look and learn at Farm Science Review

Sep 27, 2017
The Ohio Soybean Council sponsored an amazing field trip for Graham Local Schools, who brought around 130 8th graders to Farm Science Review. Emily Burns, Middle School Ag and Internship teacher, said, “Our goal was to show students the many …
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High-tech agriculture engineering and technology

Apr 2, 2018
What skills are needed to get into High-tech Agriculture? See what students are doing in Iowa to learn about GPS and GIS. This video comes with Discussion Questions and Teacher Background. Thank you to PBS Learning Media for providing this video. …
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Precision ag consultant

Jun 30, 2020
Watch Chance Creighton, precision agriculture consultant for Arkansas Ag, explain his non-traditional career path into the agriculture industry. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this video. Credit: Arkansas Soybean Association
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Presenting: soil compaction!

Apr 23, 2018
Parker Hunt and Zach Huff, Battelle interns, were present at the Maker X event at Reynoldsburg eSTEM High School on Saturday. The event highlighted many uses of technology as a way to entertain, educate and approach the future. Thanks to a grant …
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Seeing computer science in modern ag applications at FSR

Sep 29, 2017
Support from the Ohio Soybean Council allowed Jeff Reinhardt, Mathematics & Computer Science Teacher at Upper Arlington High School, to take his AP Computer Science Principles class to this year’s OSU Farm Science Review. Here’s his take on the exp …
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Teachers exploring technology in agriculture

Jul 17, 2018
Thanks to the advance of technology, precision agriculture has given farmers new tools in their toolboxes to advance crop health and increased yield. Participants in the Exploring Tech in Ag workshop in Columbus, sponsored by the Ohio State …
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What Students Learned When They Made Robotics Relevant to Their Lives

Oct 16, 2018
This article, written by Carrie Wilson Herndon, originally appeared in EdSurge. A few years ago, toward the beginning of my journey into robotics, I mentored a team for a local competition. We were on our way to building a Tetrix Prime robot from a …