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Smart farming: using data to make decisions

Smart farming: using data to make decisions

What kind of data do farmers use to make decisions? Where does that data come from? Become a “farmer” on a journey from pre-planting to harvest to see what decisions farmers are making every year as they farm (or step into a farmer’s sh…

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 …

Curriculum
Living the hive life

Living the hive life

How important are honey bees to our food supply? What’s happening to honey bees? This unit contains three different ways to learn about honey bees and pollinators: a video for all to learn more about bees and how to…

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 …

Student research projects
Paper mill sludge: a usable fertilizer?

Paper mill sludge: a usable fertilizer?

Approximately 10 billion tons of PMS are produced annually by the paper industry and pose a major disposal problem for paper mills. One possible solution to the industry’s problem is th…

Student research projects
Grafting peas and beans

Grafting peas and beans

Grafting is a common gardening technique that unites a scion (top of one plant) with a rootstock (the root of another plant). Often times people graft their plants in order …

Student research projects
The effect of starter fertilizer on Glycine max yields

The effect of starter fertilizer on Glycine max yields

The objective was to compare the yield and protein and oil content of Glycine max planted with a 2 x 2 application of 10-34-00 starter fertilizer and without starter fertilizer, and …

Student research projects
Soybean Peroxidase 2018

Soybean Peroxidase 2018

This study tested which type of soybean has the most peroxidase between genetically modified soybean strains, Bayer Credenz 3841 LibertyLink Soybeans and Asgrow Roundup Ready 2 AG03X7, and conventional soybean seeds. …

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Hello, homeschoolers!

Hello, homeschoolers!

We’re making connections with the homeschooling community! GrowNextGen had a booth at the Cincinnati Midwest Homeschool Convention in April. Both parents and children were interested in the egg incubator on…

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“Soybeans as an energy feedstock”

“Soybeans as an energy feedstock”

Find the lesson plans you need for cutting-edge teaching. Check out this great bioenergy curriculum. Bioenergy comes from renewable sources yields little or no chemical pollutants in production is more …