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Ag technology connects to a bounty of careers

Jul 22, 2015
At July’s Ag Biotech Academy, Dupont Pioneer Field Agronomist Jonah Johnson and Product Agronomist Matt Stroud spoke to educators about developments in agricultural technology. Farmers want to grow food more cheaply and meet the world’s demands for …
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Curriculum contest!

Feb 17, 2020
Call for technology curriculum—are you a prize-winner? Deadline extended! We’re looking for MS/HS curriculum based on tech applications in agriculture and soybeans! coding software robots drones hardware engineering This doesn’t have to be brand-new mater …
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Face to face with field technology

Nov 28, 2016
Dr. Diane Kahle, a math and computer science teacher from Upper Arlington, wrote this article for GrowNextGen: On a hot, sunny September day, forty suburban high school students hopped on a school bus headed for an unlikely destination: the Ohio …
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Family farmers, soybean growers

Jun 29, 2020
See how technology plays an important role in agriculture. 6th generation farmers talk about their passion for agriculture and farming. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this video. Credit: Arkansas Soybean Association
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Food industry experts share career info

Jul 6, 2020
During the recent “Experience Food Science: Field to Package” virtual workshop , an industry panel talked to teachers about their educational backgrounds and current job responsibilities. These experts represented several of the many food-related …
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How will technology change farming?

Aug 24, 2015
Farming has been around as long as man, and it’s seen a lot of changes. Farmers are always working to improve yield and efficiency. Make sure your tech-savvy students know how the information industry can benefit agriculture. Lance Donny of the …
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Leah LaCrosse

Eighth Grade Science Educator in Huron City Schools
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Lonny Rivera Ed.D

Director of Innovation at North Point ESC
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Modern ag info, labs, and more!

Sep 13, 2019
The Demo Farm Tour workshop was a full day of learning! During lunch, Fort Jennings High School students learned about careers in agriculture in a Real Money, Real World activity. Global Impact STEM Academy teachers Lindsay Heintz, Amy Jo Henry, and …
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New eyes in an ag world: a social studies teacher visits Commodity Classic

Mar 14, 2016
Commodity Classic is “America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show”. Held this year in New Orleans, it attracted 9770 participants, one of whom was Matt Martin, a social studies teacher at Dublin Jerome High School. Here …
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Planting soybeans with Farmer Eckel

May 14, 2020
Spring is here, and it is time for planting! The Ohio Soybean Council and GrowNextGen made it possible for everyone to be a part of spring planting with Wood County farmer Nathan Eckel. Eckel hosted a virtual field trip on his farm, talking about …
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Precision ag consultant

Jun 30, 2020
Watch Chance Creighton, precision agriculture consultant for Arkansas Ag, explain his non-traditional career path into the agriculture industry. Thanks to Arkansas Soybean Association for sharing this video. Credit: Arkansas Soybean Association
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Stephanie Jolliff

Ag Ed Instructor and FFA Advisor for Ridgemont Schools
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Students share in springtime planting

May 16, 2019
Blue skies, warmer temperatures, fluffy white clouds—it’s spring, and time for farmers to plant! The Ohio Soybean Council made it possible for students to share in the experience through a virtual field trip. Students had the opportunity to hear f …
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Using ozobots to simulate agriculture technology

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How might we use robots to simulate agricultural technology? What role does computer science play in agriculture? The technology innovations in use in the agriculture industry have been touted as second only to those of the US military. What are these innovations? GPS guided tractors, follow-along equipment, …
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We are LIVE at Land and Living and the Lausche Building

Jul 24, 2019
See robots in action, rolling over top soil and compacting it to varying degrees! See (and hear!) putt putt boats racing around in a pool, powered by soybean biodiesel fuel! Engineer an egg catcher and test your design! Make a soybean seed necklace …
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Welcome to the hatchery

Feb 7, 2018
How do you get over 800 children to a hatchery for a field trip? Make it a VIRTUAL field trip! To further our goal of connecting industry with the classroom, we partnered with Nepris to do a tour of Meyer Hatchery in Polk, Ohio. This was a natural …