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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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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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So what is Ag Biotech Academy REALLY like?

So what is Ag Biotech Academy REALLY like?

When I first heard about the Ag Biotech academy, I was nervous to go. As a second year teacher at the time when I went, I was scared that I …

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Chicks in the classroom part of Agriscience in the City

Chicks in the classroom part of Agriscience in the City

Rob Isner works at George Washington Carver STEM Elementary School in Cleveland as Program Manager for 4-H Youth Development. His position is part of the “Agriscience in the City” program crea…

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Chicken corral

Chicken corral

Michelle Atkinson I teach at Horizon Science Academy Toledo, 5th grade Math and Science. We hatched eggs last year and the students loved it! We cleared out the desks and …

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“The highlight of the students’ day”

“The highlight of the students’ day”

Wendy Williams Beatty Park Elementary School Grades 3-5 ChickQuest allowed the students in my classroom to experience something that they would have never experienced. My students are inner city kids; …

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ChickQuest: not just for little kids!

ChickQuest: not just for little kids!

Adam Kendig I teach a high school biology class at Arcanum High School. I know that Chickquest is designed for elementary students, but I adapted it to fit my curriculum …

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So THAT’S what was in those eggs?!?

So THAT’S what was in those eggs?!?

Last spring at East Technical High School in Cleveland, students in 9-12 Agriscience Education classes experienced firsthand the miracle of life through the hatching of baby chicks. ChickQuest allowed students …

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“Here’s what we’ve been waiting for!”

“Here’s what we’ve been waiting for!”

Mindy Heaston teaches 3rd grade at Graham Elementary in St. Paris, Ohio. She says: We took this video last year of our eggs hatching to help our students see the …

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No one can resist these adorable little chicks!

No one can resist these adorable little chicks!

Cynthia Madanski Robinson Elementary School Toledo, OH I am a science support teacher in an urban school, serving students in grades K-8. I knew the younger students would be thrilled …