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Richard “Max” Maksimoski

Richard “Max” Maksimoski

I am the owner and sole proprietor of an R&D and new business consulting firm. What is the benefit of collaboration between industry and education? Effective collaboration between …

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Here, fishy fishy: aquaculture systems

Here, fishy fishy: aquaculture systems

How does soymeal feed compare to fishmeal feed when raising Tilapia in an aquaculture system? Take on multiple roles within an aquaculture farm including set-up and maintenance of tanks, test water quality, investigate possible feed sources and monitor fish health and growth.

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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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Henry Ford and George Washington Carver team up to make bio-based products

Henry Ford and George Washington Carver team up to make bio-based products

How do scientists and engineers work together to solve problems? Scientists and engineers work together to “industrialize” the use of agriculture products. Oil and protein from plants can be turned into many products. Design some new products using items from aroun…

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Career videos springboards to STEM research project

Amy Kochensparger teaches 10th grade Biology and 11/12th grade CCP Anatomy & Physiology at Eaton High School in Eaton, Oh. Kochensparger attended last summer’s Ag Biotech Academy in Springfield, Oh…

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Discovering Farmland: Cultivating conversations about food and agriculture

Discovering Farmland: Cultivating conversations about food and agriculture

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance and Discovery Education have partnered on an exciting new initiative to engage urban youth with a first-hand glimpse into modern agriculture. Using the …

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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

The many uses of soy have led to not only hundreds of jobs, but also companies. Join Cathy Horton and learn more about what it takes to be an entrepreneur …