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Tie-dyed teachers learn and network at Commodity Classic

Tie-dyed teachers learn and network at Commodity Classic

It’s not easy to stand out in a crowd of 8000 people, but a tie-dyed lab coat definitely helps! Thirteen Ohio teachers recently attended the Commodity Classic in Phoenix AZ, seeking …

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Meet our teacher leaders

Meet our teacher leaders

Whitney Short teaches agriscience and biotechnology to 7th-12th graders at Anthony Wayne High School in Perrysburg, Ohio. She recently attended the Commodity Classic in Florida with a group of …

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Teacher leader Jason Hardin talks about GrowNextGen and Commodity Classic

Teacher leader Jason Hardin talks about GrowNextGen and Commodity Classic

Jason Hardin teaches environmental science at Gahanna Lincoln High School. He’s come to several GNG workshops and is now a teacher leader, In March, he had the opportunity to attend …

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Resources and information for the classroom

Resources and information for the classroom

Donna Meller teaches many classes at Pettisville High School: Science 8, Environmental Science, Physics, Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology, and High School Research Class. As a GrowNextGen teacher leader, she was invited …

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Thanks, GrowNextGen and Ohio Soybean Council!

Thanks, GrowNextGen and Ohio Soybean Council!

Anton Kilburn is a science teacher at Global Impact STEM Academy. He recently attended Commodity Classic 2017, America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, held in San Antonio TX.

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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 …

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“A More Informed Teacher is a Better Teacher”

“A More Informed Teacher is a Better Teacher”

Anton Kilburn teaches science at Global Impact STEM Academy. He recently attended Commodity Classic 2017 as a GrowNextGen teacher leader. At the event, he hoped to meet business partners for future …

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“Always new opportunities in agriculture!”

“Always new opportunities in agriculture!”

Jack Cornell, Operations Manager at Soil Health Partnership, did research for Mosanto in Hawaii for several years and then moved to soil health to study crop cover. In this video …

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“Ag is not just overalls and hard work”

“Ag is not just overalls and hard work”

Jason Hardin is a biology and environmental science teacher at Lincoln High School in Gahanna, Ohio. This was his first trip to Commodity Classic, and he wasn’t sure what to …

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Teachers at work growing young minds through GrowNextGen

Teachers at work growing young minds through GrowNextGen

In this article from “Ohio’s Country Journal”, GrowNextGen teacher leader John Thomas talks about his school and his association with GNG. John Thomas recently returned from the 2018 Commodity Classic in …