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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…

Curriculum
Agriculture in print: soy ink

Agriculture in print: soy ink

How do we replace non-renewable resources with renewable resources in high use products like inks? Create ink recipes and test the formulas. Ink is basically pigment mixed in a liquid that will not blur when put on paper. Inks made with soybean oil are made f…

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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…

Student research projects
Increasing soybean germination rate

Increasing soybean germination rate

Seed germination begins with the rupturing of the seed coat and the emergence of the radicle, which will form the first roots of the seedling. Molybdenum is a catalyst for …

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Ag teachers learn lab skills

Whitney Short and Courtney Bockbrader, both agriculture education teachers at Anthony Wayne Schools, recently conducted two biotechnology workshops for other agriculture education teachers at the Ohio Ag Ed Summer Conference. …

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Science and art make great partners

Science and art make great partners

A GrowNextGen teacher leader working at the Fort Hayes Career Center (part of Columbus City Schools) has partnered with two arts-integration education specialists to merge microbiology and visual art in …

Career video
Biotechnology

Biotechnology

Watch this video to learn about careers with DuPont Pioneer! Matt Stroud, Product Agronomist and Rebekah Peck, Communications Manager talk about their careers with DuPont Pioneer.

Career video
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 …