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Ohio Soybean Council awarded the Golden ARC award

We are pleased to announce that the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and the GrowNextGen website were awarded a 2014 Golden ARC Award by the Agricultural Relations Council (ARC) in June. The …

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New beginning for unique FFA chapter

New beginning for unique FFA chapter

Where are students learning about agriculture and farming? Thanks to the efforts of two dedicated teachers, agriculture students can now be found in a somewhat unexpected urban setting. Columbus City …

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“Soybeans as an energy feedstock”

“Soybeans as an energy feedstock”

Find the lesson plans you need for cutting-edge teaching. Check out this great bioenergy curriculum. Bioenergy comes from renewable sources yields little or no chemical pollutants in production is more …

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A Different Kind of Farming

A Different Kind of Farming

Teachers attending the 2015 Ag Biotech Academy took a field trip to Freshwater Farms in Urbana, Ohio. This facility has been in operation for over 30 years, raising rainbow trout, yellow perch, …

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Fun at COSI’s Farm Days

Fun at COSI’s Farm Days

GrowNextGen was part of Farm Days, a special activity in August at Columbus’s COSI (Center of Science and Industry) museum. Kids made soy ink and used it to stamp farm …

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Expanding Student Awareness of Ag-Related Careers

Expanding Student Awareness of Ag-Related Careers

It was a four-hour trip, but Donna Meller’s students from Pettisville in Fulton County were still going strong in the afternoon at Farm Science Review (FSR). Miller won one of…

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Urban students visit the Farm Science Review

Urban students visit the Farm Science Review

Pam Snyder, a BioScience Technology Teacher at the Ft. Hayes Career Center and Columbus City Schools, came to Farm Science Review with her class and students from a horticulture program …

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8 groups involved in a BIG scavenger hunt

8 groups involved in a BIG scavenger hunt

Farm Science Review is an annual Ohio event that attracts more than 140,000 visitors from all over the United States and Canada. The latest agricultural equipment, technology and production developments are …

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American University Shuttles with Biodiesel

American University Shuttles with Biodiesel

American University made the decision to incorporate an alternative fuel into its shuttle bus fleet in 2011. It was looking for a fuel that would reduce emissions, but also allow for …

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Soy-based Paint Covers OSU Campus

Soy-based Paint Covers OSU Campus

When you head to The Ohio State University (OSU) and are looking for 1 of 36,000 possible parking spots, you could be pulling in between two lines that have been painted with …