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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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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 …

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Moving genes

Moving genes

How do we solve the problems created by 9 billion people? How will we feed 9 billion on about the same amount of land? An introduction to genetic engineering through hands-on and modeling activities that illustrate concepts, which will scaffold student understanding for lab activities to follow, especially focused on the use of bacteria.

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Green at home: soy bioproducts

Green at home: soy bioproducts

What does agriculture have to do with cleaning things up? If every U.S. household replaced one 48 oz box of powdered laundry detergent with a bioproduct alternative, we’d save 96,000 barrels of oil per year—enough to heat and cool over…

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Crops on campus

Crops on campus

“I’ve always wondered why they had corn here.” Now it’s clear to the students in Chuck Crawford’s AP Environmental Science class: The soybean and corn patch at Dublin Jer…

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Big benefits from high oleic soybeans

How can soybeans help you eat healthy? Many favorite fried and baked food are made with traditional cooking oils, which contain high amounts of trans fat and saturated fat. Doctors …

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Urban students plant soybeans

Urban students plant soybeans

“Most people think agriculture means to put plants in the ground and drive tractors around,” said science teacher Chuck Crawford. He wants to stop this limited portrayal of agriculture by educ…

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Congratulations to our Teacher Leader Katrina Swinehart!

Congratulations to our Teacher Leader Katrina Swinehart!

Katrina Swinehart, a GrowNextGen teacher leader, was recently selected as one of DuPont Pioneer’s Agriscience Teachers of the Year. The path to this award began in December, as 315 teachers ap…

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Ag technology connects to a bounty of careers

Ag technology connects to a bounty of careers

At July’s Ag Biotech Academy, Dupont Pioneer Field Agronomist Jonah Johnson and Product Agronomist Matt Stroud spoke to educators about developments in agricultural technology. Farmers want to grow food more …

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Precision in gene editing presents great potential

Precision in gene editing presents great potential

Kirk Reese, DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Research Manager, spoke to teachers at the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop about CRISPR-CAS technology, a bacterial immune system used to make precise …