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Dale Ireland

Dale Ireland

I work in research and development of corn and soybean seed treatments for the US marketplace. What is the benefit of collaboration between industry and education? There are many opinions …

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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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Plant oils matter: agricultural soap

Plant oils matter: agricultural soap

What are the ingredients of products you use everyday like soap? Does it matter where they come from? Soap made from soybeans? Sunflowers? Olives? Plant oils have different “fatty acids” that determine the characteristics of your soap—is it creamy? bubbly? hard? soft? It is the oil in plants…

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Soy McCoy coloring book

Soy McCoy coloring book

What is a soybean? What value does it have? For younger students, a coloring book that introduces soybeans: the history and the uses in animal agriculture, bioproducts and the local grocery store. This is perfect for ag days, camps …

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4-H aquaculture challenge

4-H aquaculture challenge

What is aquaculture? Why is it becoming a growing industry? Globally, fish consumption has nearly doubled in the last 40 years. At the same time wild fish capture has leveled off. This is due to decreasing wild stocks and high scrutiny …

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. …

Student research projects
Soybean peroxidase

Soybean peroxidase

This study tested which type of soybean has the most peroxidase. The function of peroxidase found in soybeans is to initiate the growth process when the plant is growing or …

Student research projects
It’s a drought: time for soybeans

It’s a drought: time for soybeans

In this project, five different types of soybeans were tested in three sequentially staged droughts with one control group. My hypothesis was that soybean P24T05R would do best …

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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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E-learning fits nicely in your blizzard bag

E-learning fits nicely in your blizzard bag

When winter weather hits, teachers need plans for assignments that can be completed at home or as make-up work. The GrowNextGen website has several e-learning courses that are easy to …