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What kind of plastic can YOU invent?

What kind of plastic can YOU invent?

GrowNextGen, supported by the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation, facilitated a renewable plastic activity at the Invention Convention Southwest Ohio Regional Final at Central State University on Saturday, April 23. Over 250 K-8…

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Global ag trade resources put the world at your students’ fingertips

Global ag trade resources put the world at your students’ fingertips

So how does an Ohio soybean end up as tofu in Japan? A new e-learning module and career video developed by a partnership between the Ohio Soybean Council and the …

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Agronomist shares science fair ideas

Agronomist shares science fair ideas

GrowNextGen brings the experts to you! Laura Lindsey is a Soybean and Small Grain Agronomist in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at the Ohio State University. She recently …

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Soybeans? Jobs? Just read the label!

Soybeans? Jobs? Just read the label!

GrowNextGen recently partnered with Cargill at the Career Exploration Academy held in Sydney, Ohio. This event, presented by the Workforce Partnership of Shelby County, allowed over 900 students to learn about …

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Global Impact students share science with elementary school

Global Impact students share science with elementary school

Students from Global Impact Academy shared science fun with their community! At the Lagonda Elementary School’s Science Family Fun Night, they conducted labs from the following units on GNG: So…

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Soy’s role in feeding the world

Soy’s role in feeding the world

How can soybean products help solve world hunger? After attending the summer Ag Biotech Academy workshop, that’s the question Penta Career Center teacher David Stacklin presented to his freshman Ag…

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Teachers LOVE making biodiesel with us!

Teachers LOVE making biodiesel with us!

GrowNextGen educators Jane Hunt and Heather Bryan recently led an Engineering in Agriculture workshop for 29 teachers at The Works in Newark, Ohio. The event included participants from elementary, middle, and …

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Why biotechnology is good for farmers

Why biotechnology is good for farmers

Did you know that agricultural productivity has risen dramatically in recent years? Kyle Poling, DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist, spoke with the Ag Biotech Academy workshop participants about using biotechnology to …

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Ohio Soybean Board member facilitates student’s research project

Ohio Soybean Board member facilitates student’s research project

Dublin Coffman High School student Emily Fan researched the differences of bean production between GMO and non-GMO plants when exposed to organic and inorganic fertilizer. She became interested in this …

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Emulsion activities bring learning together

Emulsion activities bring learning together

After discussing the soybean’s nitrogen-fixing ability and its role in the nitrogen cycle, Amy McCormick of Columbiana High School demonstrated another use for soybeans. She used the Soybeans are Ev…