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Welcome to the farm!

Jun 16, 2018
A highlight of the workshop each year is the industry dinner, which connects teachers with farmers, Ohio Corn & Wheat board members, and agriculture business people. This year’s dinner was hosted by Gary and Nancy George, who farm in Findlay.  Sharing a meal together provided an opportunity for conversation about the challenges farmers face today, as well as allowing teachers to ask questions about sustainability, developments in agriculture, and efforts to protect the environment.  “I really enjoyed the dinner,” said Carrollton High School ag teacher Etta Ray. “We were able to ta…

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POET opens doors to teachers

Jun 16, 2018
Nothing boosts understanding like seeing things for yourself, and that’s what the Feed the World workshop teachers were able to…

Findlay Feed the World workshop full of learning

Jun 16, 2018
32 teachers gathered in Findlay, Ohio last week for the 2-day Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World workshop. The group …

Change is good!

Jun 16, 2018
We tweaked the Feed the World two-day workshop, and the changes really pleased the crowd! In the past, attending teachers …

GlenOak students learn from kit won in giveaway!

Jun 9, 2018
Limited school budgets make it difficult for teachers to provide materials to cover all science topics. Thanks to Ohio Corn &…

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July 9, 2018

Tech in Ag Columbus

Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources facility in Columbus, OH
Topics for the Tech in Ag workshop this year include: -Soil testing and nutrient cycling -Using crop sensors and apps to measure plant growth -Precision agriculture technologies -Data management and analysis -Disease forecasting -Current research tour (may be subject to change)

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Feeding the world

4 lessons

How can we feed 9 billion people? What are the limits to food production?

Soil and sustainability

7 lessons

How is farming a system? What are the inputs (fertilizer, pesticide, seed) and outputs (crop yield, emissions, runoff)? What impact does soil as a storage have on the consequences of these inputs and outputs?

Did you know?

Food and agriculture is Ohio’s top industry

1 in 7 Ohioans has an agriculture-related job and agriculture contributes $105 billion to Ohio’s economy annually.

There are seven operational ethanol plants and 120 E-85 stations in Ohio

40% of Ohio’s corn goes towards ethanol production without reducing available stocks for food and animal feed. 33% of the corn used to produce ethanol returns to the market as animal feed (DDGs). 523 million gallons of ethanol was produced in Ohio in 2016.

Edge-of-field testing is vital for environmental stewardship

More than $1 million is being invested by Ohio’s agricultural organizations to conduct on-farm, edge-of-field testing in order to determine exactly how nutrients are making it into Ohio’s waterways.

Farmers are taking action to keep nutrients in the fields

Farmers are creating customized nutrient management plans utilizing the best farming practices to keep nutrients out of waterways and in their fields.