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Dale Ireland

Dale Ireland

I work in research and development of corn and soybean seed treatments for the US marketplace. What is the benefit of collaboration between industry and education? There are many opinions …

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Educators use interdisciplinary approach with soybeans

Jane Hunt, an environmental science teacher at Upper Arlington High School, partnered with industry professionals and colleagues to educate her students on real-life applications to the agricultural industry and career …

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How will technology change farming?

How will technology change farming?

Farming has been around as long as man, and it’s seen a lot of changes. Farmers are always working to improve yield and efficiency. Make sure your tech-savvy students know …

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Easy, Fast, Efficient Technique for Rewriting Plant Genome

Easy, Fast, Efficient Technique for Rewriting Plant Genome

“The speed and simplicity of CRISPR have momentous implications for agriculture: The process could lead to plants that can withstand what an increasingly overheated nature has in store. It could …

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Discovering Farmland: Cultivating conversations about food and agriculture

Discovering Farmland: Cultivating conversations about food and agriculture

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance and Discovery Education have partnered on an exciting new initiative to engage urban youth with a first-hand glimpse into modern agriculture. Using the …

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Top Employment Opportunities in Ag

Top Employment Opportunities in Ag

“If you want to pursue a career that’s in high demand and only growing stronger, agriculture is the answer. In May, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a …

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AgGrad connects job-seekers with ag employers

AgGrad connects job-seekers with ag employers

Looking for a resource for careers in agriculture? AgGrad is a new website that can help connect students and young professionals with employers. The USDA anticipates over 57,000 vacant jobs in …

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New programs and improvements at ATI to share with your students!

New programs and improvements at ATI to share with your students!

Jason Hardin, an Environmental Science teacher at Gahanna Lincoln High School, shares news about ag education opportunities at ATI: I attended the annual Spring Update Day Educators’ Breakfast at the …

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New eyes in an ag world: a social studies teacher visits Commodity Classic

New eyes in an ag world: a social studies teacher visits Commodity Classic

Commodity Classic is “America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show”. Held this year in New Orleans, it attracted 9770 participants, one of whom was Matt Martin, a social studies teacher …

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Commodity Classic visit shows diversity of ag-related careers

Commodity Classic visit shows diversity of ag-related careers

Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-focused, farmer-led trade show and convention, and the Ohio Soybean Council made it possible for several GrowNextGen teacher leaders to attend this event. Donna Meller …