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Content tagged agronomist

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Alex Johnson

Alex Johnson

I help farmers raise higher yields and farm more profitably. What is the benefit of collaboration between industry and education? The benefit is through collaboration education can be more relevant …

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Andy Michel

Andy Michel

My job consists of 70% research on genetics of insect pests of corn and soybean and 30% on extension and outreach on agronomic pest management. What is the benefit of collaboration between …

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Brad A. Miller

Brad A. Miller

I focus on DEKALB corn and Asgrow soybean seed sales. My work includes tasks like: training dealers and our sales team on new products and agronomics forecasting demand managing technical …

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Greg LaBarge

Greg LaBarge

I work in Ohio in crop production especially corn, soybean and wheat. Since 2012, I have been heavily involved in nutrient management as it relates to crop production and water quality …

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Matthew Stroud

Matthew Stroud

In my job, I select new corn hybrids, soybean varieties and wheat varieties to be placed in our commercial lineup. I work with research, technical teams and sales to support …

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Growing more food

Growing more food

How will we feed 9 billion people? Grow soybeans using Round-Up Ready seeds to illustrate how biotechnology can be used as a tool to increase production. Introduce students to different options for growing soybeans, investigate no-till farming …

Curriculum
Are you sterile?

Are you sterile?

How do sterilization techniques affect our ability to preserve and culture organisms? In vitro collecting (IVC) is the process of starting plant tissue cultures with minimal disturbance to the plants when viable seeds are not available. Become the field researcher and learn …

Curriculum
Hula hoop math: yield prediction

Hula hoop math: yield prediction

Can we predict the yield of a crop and forecast food production? Use hula hoops and math to predict how many bushels of soybeans are growing in a particular field. This fun activity was tested with 500 6th graders from Newark City Schools …

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Smart farming: using data to make decisions

Smart farming: using data to make decisions

What kind of data do farmers use to make decisions? Where does that data come from? Become a “farmer” on a journey from pre-planting to harvest to see what decisions farmers are making every year as they farm (or step into a farmer’s sh…

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Agronomist shares science fair ideas

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 …