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4-H aquaculture challenge

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What is aquaculture? Why is it becoming a growing industry? Globally, fish consumption has nearly doubled in the last 40 years. At the same time wild fish capture has leveled off. This is due to decreasing wild stocks and high scrutiny of fishing practices. …
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Ag Biotech Academy participants combine sports (sort of!) and science

Jul 29, 2016
The Ag Biotech Academy folks engaged in some fun and friendly competition. At dinner Monday night and again on Tuesday, they tried out creative soy hole games. These games were an assignment for Global Impact Academy students: come up with a …
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Agriculture in print: soy ink

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How do we replace non-renewable resources with renewable resources in high use products like inks? Create ink recipes and test the formulas. Ink is basically pigment mixed in a liquid that will not blur when put on paper. Inks made with soybean oil are made from a renewable resource, are much more …
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Ag teachers learn lab skills

Jun 14, 2014
Whitney Short and Courtney Bockbrader, both agriculture education teachers at Anthony Wayne Schools, recently conducted two biotechnology workshops for other agriculture education teachers at the Ohio Ag Ed Summer Conference. Short and Bockbrader …
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Dale Ireland

Technical Product Lead at US Seedcare Corn and Soybean
agricultural industry agriculture education agriscience r&d research and development seeds soybean
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E-learning fits nicely in your blizzard bag

Nov 2, 2014
When winter weather hits, teachers need plans for assignments that can be completed at home or as make-up work. The GrowNextGen website has several e-learning courses that are easy to use in blizzard bags. Jeremy Grove, Agriscience Instructor at …
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First place project checks soybean yield, water quality

Jun 8, 2017
Jacob Dennis of Pettisville High School is a big winner—first place in the Ohio Soybean Bioscience Award from the Ohio Soybean Council on State Science Day! His project compared the yield and oil and protein content of soybeans with a starter f …
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student research project

Freeze Seed

Jul 18, 2018
For this experiment, we conducted a trial to find out what would happen if we grew seeds that were frozen versus seeds that were left at room temperature. Our hypothesis was that the frozen seeds would grow at a slower pace than the normal seeds. To …
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GNG’s support for educators recognized by OAAE

Jun 15, 2017
GrowNextGen has been awarded the Ohio Association of Agricultural Education’s (OAAE) 2017 Outstanding Cooperation award. This annual award recognizes organizations, agribusiness companies, and others who have given outstanding support to …
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student research project

Impact of Different Chemicals on Plant Types

Jul 16, 2019
How do different amounts of chemicals in fertilizer affect plant growth? Well, it was predicted that if the amount of chemicals increase above the optimal, then the height will decrease because if too many chemicals are added to the soil, they can …
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student research project

Improper Soybean Seed Handling Effects on Germination

Sep 19, 2019
In this project, multiple bags of soybeans were dropped from different heights and then germinated to test if improper handling has an effect on germination. First, the seeds were bagged, counted, and then dropped from their various heights of 150 …
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student research project

It’s a drought: time for soybeans

Jul 25, 2017
In this project, five different types of soybeans were tested in three sequentially staged droughts with one control group. My hypothesis was that soybean P24T05R would do best in drought, and soybean R2C2450 would do the worst. The materials used …
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Plant oils matter: agricultural soap

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What are the ingredients of products you use everyday like soap? Does it matter where they come from? Soap made from soybeans? Sunflowers? Olives? Plant oils have different “fatty acids” that determine the characteristics of your soap—is it creamy? bubbly? hard? soft? It is the oil in plants that makes …
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student research project

Soybean peroxidase

May 23, 2017
This study tested which type of soybean has the most peroxidase. The function of peroxidase found in soybeans is to initiate the growth process when the plant is growing or injured. The hypothesis was that there will be no difference in the levels …
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Soy McCoy coloring book

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What is a soybean? What value does it have? For younger students, a coloring book that introduces soybeans: the history and the uses in animal agriculture, bioproducts and the local grocery store. This is perfect for ag days, camps or after …
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Stuck without science fair ideas?

Nov 4, 2014
Tired of the familiar old baking-soda-and-vinegar “volcano”? The potato clock? The effect of colored lights on plants? Well, yawn no more—we’ve got lots of exciting ideas for your next science fair project! GrowNextGen has fantastic units that lend thems …
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The Effect of Seed Storage Conditions on the Drought-Tolerance of Soybean Plants

Jul 16, 2019
The effect of seed storage conditions on the drought-tolerance of its soybean plants was studied. The researcher hypothesized that soybean seeds stored in the freezer (-10°F to 5°F), with a moderate relative humidity (50% to 60%) will have the best o …
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student research project

The effect of soil on plant growth

May 26, 2016
Have you ever been curious if the type of soil used affects how plants grow? Five soybean seeds were planted 2.5 cm deep, in separate pots of each type of soil. After seeds were planted, all 10 plants were placed by a long window so that each …
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Virtual field trips to soybean farms offered to students

Jun 5, 2018
Starting this spring, students who have never had a chance to investigate a soybean field will get the chance to do it — all without having to leave the comfort of their own classroom. With just an internet-connected computer, webcam and microphone, s …
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What does a seed need to grow?

May 16, 2015
That’s what we asked the students at New Hope Christian Academy Field Day in April. They came up with all the right answers: the sun, water, dirt. Some mentioned ‘bonus’ items like worms and fertilizer! After telling them all about soybeans and …