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Bringing the farm to the classroom

Nov 14, 2018
Bonnie Agriesti of J C Sommer Elementary grew up on a family farm in York Center, Ohio. “Getting to experience life in the country and all the unique things it offers was something that kids in my classroom needed to know more about,” she said. …
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Crushing soybeans

Jul 6, 2020
Teachers participating in the “Explore Food Science: Field to Package” virtual workshop recently took a tour of the Sidney Cargill soybean processing plant. The tour was conducted by Andrea Flowers, who buys beans for the facility, and Pat Knouff, a …
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Feed and fuel your future: food production

Oct 19, 2020
GrowNextGen collaborated with the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Corn & Wheat on a special program to help students find their future career. Feed and Fuel Your Future consisted of 4 weeks of virtual field trips, lessons, and career …
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Feed and fuel your future: food science and food safety

Oct 19, 2020
GrowNextGen collaborated with the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Corn & Wheat on a special program to help students find their future career. Feed and Fuel Your Future consisted of 4 weeks of virtual field trips, lessons, and career …
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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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Spring virtual field trip presents planting to all audiences

May 13, 2021
Wood County farmer and Ohio Soybean Council board member Andy Stickel invited students from all over Ohio and beyond to visit his farm this week—virtually, that is! Stickel led an elementary field trip one day and another for middle and high school s …
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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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Virtual field trips to soybean farms offered to students

Jun 5, 2018
Starting this spring, students who have never had a chance to investigate a soybean field will get the chance to do it — all without having to leave the comfort of their own classroom. With just an internet-connected computer, webcam and microphone, s …
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Visiting a turkey barn

May 18, 2021
We were talking turkeys with this week’s virtual field trip to Cooper Farms, a farm and food company in northwest and west Central Ohio! Ohio Soybean Council presented a visit for teachers and students all over Ohio and in other states, giving them a …
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You’re invited on a virtual field trip to a pig farm! Prep your students for their visit with our Ready-made resource!

Nov 27, 2017
Teachers: More than 95% of all soybean meal (soy protein) is used to feed animals, primarily chickens and pigs. Our friends at the Ohio Pork Council are offering a free virtual field trip to a pig farm. Elementary students will learn more about …