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Engineering solutions in agriculture

Engineering solutions in agriculture

How does modern agriculture use engineering to address soil compaction? Looking for an activity that combines robotics, coding and engineering with a real life problem? This unit uses MakeBlock parts, Scratch programming and modeling to help students design a solution …

Student research projects
The effect of soil on plant growth

The effect of soil on plant growth

Have you ever been curious if the type of soil used affects how plants grow? Five soybean seeds were planted 2.5 cm deep, in separate pots of each type of soil. …

News
Healthy Soil Challenge training for soil sleuths

Healthy Soil Challenge training for soil sleuths

4-H representatives from 12 Ohio counties gathered at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center this Saturday for a special training session. “Healthy Soils C.S.I. Challenge” is this year…

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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 …

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Getting to know the versatility of soybeans

Getting to know the versatility of soybeans

By attending the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop, Jamie Brown was able to share information about agriculture, soybeans, and careers with 6th grade students at Miami East Junior …

Career video
A student’s guide to careers in agronomy

A student’s guide to careers in agronomy

Agronomy is key to helping produce more food for a growing world population. Learn about the educational path to this agriscience career and what an agronomist does. Do your interests …

Career video
Managing plant pathogens using integrated pest management (IPM)

Managing plant pathogens using integrated pest management (IPM)

Do you like to work outside? A Plant Pathology and Microbiology Scientist talks about scouting for pest problems in a soybean field. Thank you to PBS Learning Media for providing …