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Putting bugs ONTO plants—all in the name of science!

We’re keeping an eye on Abigail Lister, a student at Bloom Carroll Middle School, and her soy-related science project! After contacting GrowNextGen for ideas, Lister decided to do some research on aphid… continue reading →

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Looking for science project ideas?

Here’s what’s going on at OSU’s Western Agricultural Research Station!… continue reading →

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Rave review for Ag Biotech Academy from a returning teacher!

Kelly Mikhail teaches zoology and immunology at Worthington Christian High School. She returned to Ag Biotech Academy this year, and here’s what she said when we asked why:… continue reading →

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Student's science question leads to supplies, support

Abigail Lister, a student at Bloom Carroll Middle School, contacted GrowNextGen for ideas on soybean-related science fair ideas. She decided to do some research on aphid resistance. Andy Michel, Assoc… continue reading →

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Outstanding in the field!

How can students learn about ag-related research and how to evaluate data? In that pursuit, 14 teachers gathered at the Ohio State University’s Western Agricultural Research Station to learn about the… continue reading →

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Community outreach events bring soybean science to the masses!

Ohio Soybean Council ambassadors have been traveling around to share science and fun with eager learners.… continue reading →

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Checking peroxidase levels in soybean plants

Sarah Seeley, a junior at Benjamin Logan High School, was the second place winner of the Ohio Soybean Council State Science Day award. Seeley’s project tested which type of soybean has the most peroxi… continue reading →

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Statewide science search!

We’re looking all over Ohio for great science fair projects! The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation sponsors up to three $100 Ohio Soybean Bioscience Awards at each of the 17 district science fairs across… continue reading →

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Emulsion activities bring learning together

After discussing the soybean’s nitrogen-fixing ability and its role in the nitrogen cycle, Amy McCormick of Columbiana High School demonstrated another use for soybeans. She used the Soybeans are Ever… continue reading →

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Ohio Soybean Board member facilitates student’s research project

Dublin Coffman High School student Emily Fan researched the differences of bean production between GMO and non-GMO plants when exposed to organic and inorganic fertilizer. She became interested in this… continue reading →

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Why biotechnology is good for farmers

Did you know that agricultural productivity has risen dramatically in recent years? Kyle Poling, DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist, spoke with the Ag Biotech Academy workshop participants about using… continue reading →

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Teachers LOVE making biodiesel with us!

GrowNextGen educators Jane Hunt and Heather Bryan recently led an Engineering in Agriculture workshop for 29 teachers at The Works in Newark, Ohio. The event included participants from elementary, middle… continue reading →

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Soy's role in feeding the world

How can soybean products help solve world hunger? After attending the summer Ag Biotech Academy workshop, that’s the question Penta Career Center teacher David Stacklin presented to his freshman Agric… continue reading →

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Global Impact students share science with elementary school

Students from Global Impact Academy shared science fun with their community! At the Lagonda Elementary School’s Science Family Fun Night, they conducted labs from the following units on GNG:… continue reading →

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Soybeans? Jobs? Just read the label!

GrowNextGen recently partnered with Cargill at the Career Exploration Academy held in Sydney, Ohio. This event, presented by the Workforce Partnership of Shelby County, allowed over 900 students to learn… continue reading →

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Agronomist shares science fair ideas

GrowNextGen brings the experts to you! Laura Lindsey is a Soybean and Small Grain Agronomist in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at the Ohio State University. She recently did a webinar… continue reading →

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Global ag trade resources put the world at your students’ fingertips

So how does an Ohio soybean end up as tofu in Japan? A new e-learning module and career video developed by a partnership between the Ohio Soybean Council and the Columbus Council on World Affairs helps… continue reading →

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Bioscience careers and hands-on fun at SWOBEC

GrowNextGen coordinated a session for about 90 high school juniors from schools comprising the Southwest Ohio Bioscience Education Consortium (SWOBEC) at Southern State Community College in Washington… continue reading →

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What kind of plastic can YOU invent?

GrowNextGen, supported by the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation, facilitated a renewable plastic activity at the Invention Convention Southwest Ohio Regional Final at Central State University on Saturday… continue reading →

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Soy Foam: Hiding in Plain Sight

Invention Convention regional finals are going on now, and State Science Day will take place on May 14. The bright young minds presenting their ideas are the innovators of the future, and inspiration… continue reading →

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Soybean Ink and Salad Dressing

Instructors Abby Snyder and Colin Day recently participated in Science Night for Geneva City School District in New York. They saw over 350 people and presented a soy lecithin ink lesson, connecting it… continue reading →

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Destinations of soybeans

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.… continue reading →

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Growing high oleic soybeans

John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB) and Ohio farmer, talks about why he grows high oleic soybeans.… continue reading →

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Your students’ career exploration journey starts here

We’ve done the legwork to gather these great resources. Now you can help your students explore and make career plans for a bright future!… continue reading →

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Farming: a family tradition

John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB), is active in many agricultural organizations near his farm in Jenera, Ohio. Here he talks about his family’s farming tradition.… continue reading →

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