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Barges, Trains and Trucks: Moving soybeans

Barges, Trains and Trucks: Moving soybeans

Why is transportation for commodity crops so critical? Infrastructure is critical to the functions of the country, in particular the shipment of commodity crops such as soybeans. This unit introduces students to several types of infrastructure that are …

Student research projects
The effect of soil on plant growth

The effect of soil on plant growth

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. …

Student research projects
Macromolecule comparison of dog treats

Macromolecule comparison of dog treats

The purpose of this project was to compare the amount of macromolecules that would be absorbed from four different flour based dog biscuits (soy, sorghum, wheat, and brown rice), and …

Student research projects
The effect of starter fertilizer on Glycine max yields

The effect of starter fertilizer on Glycine max yields

The objective was to compare the yield and protein and oil content of Glycine max planted with a 2 x 2 application of 10-34-00 starter fertilizer and without starter fertilizer, and …

Student research projects
Harnessing the power of beneficial microbes to enhance productivity in soybeans

Harnessing the power of beneficial microbes to enhance productivity in soybeans

The purpose of this research was to determine the effect of phytohormones and nitrogen on soybeans. Phytohormones regulate plant growth and nitrogen is necessary for plant growth and is often …

Career video
Teach agriculture Ohio

Teach agriculture Ohio

Considering teaching agriculture? Learn more about the profession. Thanks to Teach Agriculture Ohio for sharing this video. Credit: Teach Agriculture Ohio.