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Amy Sigg Davis

Amy Sigg Davis

I have a 1100 acre farm where we grow commodity corn & soybeans.  It’s a complete hands-on operation, from planting to harvest to elevator! What is the benefit of collaboration between i…

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Harold Watters

Harold Watters

I help farmers grow corn and soybeans. Working for Extension, my job is to bring new research and development ideas to Ohio producers from the Ohio State University. As a …

Teacher leader
Heather Bryan

Heather Bryan

A “Wow Moment” My “wow moment” in teaching came when the Ohio Soybean Council invited me to attend the Commodity Classic for the first time. I began to see how agricu…

Curriculum
Bioeconomy and soybeans: investigating challenges and exploring solutions

Bioeconomy and soybeans: investigating challenges and exploring solutions

What is a bioeconomy? What is the role of soybeans in the development of bioeconomies in Spanish-speaking countries? International markets are very important to soybean farmers across the globe. In this unit, students in a Spanish language class will explore the idea of a bioeconomy and research case …

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Farming: a family tradition

Farming: a family tradition

John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB), is active in many agricultural organizations near his farm in Jenera, Ohio. Here he talks about his family’s farming tradition.

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Growing high oleic soybeans

Growing high oleic soybeans

John Motter, Treasurer of The United Soybean Board (USB) and Ohio farmer, talks about why he grows high oleic soybeans.

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Battelle grant provides ag lessons, field work for students

Battelle grant provides ag lessons, field work for students

STEM learning with a focus on agriculture: the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation will equip and train 35 pre-service teachers to facilitate outreach events and launch an education program to help students, …

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Layers of “soil” make learning tasty

Layers of “soil” make learning tasty

Mary Wolf’s third grade class at General Rosecrans Elementary has been very busy learning about soil and soybeans. After a presentation on soil horizons, the students made their own with …