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Statewide science search!

Statewide science search!

We’re looking all over Ohio for great science fair projects! The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation sponsors up to three $100 Ohio Soybean Bioscience Awards at each of the 17 district science fa…

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No sprouts, but lots of learning!

No sprouts, but lots of learning!

Bishop Flaget School 5th grade teacher Carrie Hill took her class through the Soy Protein and World Hunger e-learning course. Hill said, “It was a great experience to learn about th…

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ChickQuest: MORE than just hatching chicks!

ChickQuest: MORE than just hatching chicks!

Marti Mercuri of Broadleigh Elementary shares about her experience with the ChickQuest program: I am so thrilled with the Chickquest project. Even though I don’t have my own class, I …

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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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Community outreach events bring soybean science to the masses!

Community outreach events bring soybean science to the masses!

Ohio Soybean Council ambassadors have been traveling around to share science and fun with eager learners. Soy Excited for Science, Eastland Fairfield CC A group of about 30 students investigated chemistry …

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Precision in gene editing presents great potential

Precision in gene editing presents great potential

Kirk Reese, DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Research Manager, spoke to teachers at the Ohio Soybean Council-sponsored Ag Biotech Academy workshop about CRISPR-CAS technology, a bacterial immune system used to make precise …

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Kochensparger named as a PBS Digital Innovator

Kochensparger named as a PBS Digital Innovator

GrowNextGen teacher leader Amy Kochensparger has been selected as a PBS Digital Innovator. This program recognizes “classroom changemakers: educators who skillfully approach education with a bold and fresh perspective, and wh…

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STEM elementary visits Waterman Farm

STEM elementary visits Waterman Farm

A hundred first graders from Herbert Mills STEM Elementary recently visited OSU’s Waterman Farm. Their visit was made possible by the Ohio Soybean Council. While on the farm, students were …

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Hello, Milwaukee! Here’s some STEM in ag for you!

Hello, Milwaukee! Here’s some STEM in ag for you!

GrowNextGen brought “STEM in Agriculture” to teachers at the 2017 NSTA Milwaukee Area Conference. Teacher leaders Brian Badenhop (Ohio Hi-Point Career Center) and Jeff Jostpille (Fort Jennings High School) presented two sess…

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NCMS Students on a “ChickQuest”

NCMS Students on a “ChickQuest”

Sixth-grade science teachers Sarah Clouse, Sara Steigerwald, Anne Aston, and student teacher Lauren Fairley attended “ChickQuest” during the NCCS Professional Learning Day on February 16. In the article below, Mrs. Anne Asto…