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Studying water quality and creating art

May 15, 2018
Want to include some art in your science lessons? Springfield High School science teacher Terri Stewart used Feed the World lessons on water quality, then worked with art teacher Kathryn Higgins on a cross-curricular project. Stewart’s students did some testing of water samples from C.J. Brown Dam and Reservoir taken near the old International Harvester plant and Buck Creek near Snyder Park. Stewart said, “We talked about the industries that were once along this waterway and the concerns that many people expressed when they tore out the low-head dams …

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Students see benefits of biotech

May 9, 2018
What’s not to like about the pGlo activity? Barry Tucker, a Great Oaks Career Campuses science teacher, used this lab …

From the ear to ethanol via enzymes

Apr 30, 2018
Want to see how your science students can work with ag-related fermentation and distillation? Jerry Vydra, a biology teacher at …

High tech in precision agriculture

Apr 16, 2018
Farming has gone high-tech. Thanks to innovative technologies that are extremely accurate, cost-effective, and user-friendly, a method of farm management …

Corn farming through the year: spring

Apr 16, 2018
Farmers must make decisions and take action at various points throughout the year to ensure a good harvest. National Corn …

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June 13, 2018

Feed the World summer workshop

Glenwood Middle School (Findlay, OH)
How is science contributing to the future of global food and energy security?  Learn how advancing technologies help us produce more with less. You’ll also take part in inquiry-based, hands-on science labs with an engineering design edge covering these topics: Biotechnology Soil science Water quality Energy production Sustainable agricultural practices   These lessons address Ohio Science Standards in Middle School and High School. Take home free supplies for your classroom.  Meet …

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

Soil and sustainability

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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?

Ethanol helps to produce cleaner air

Ethanol use is estimated to have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 110 metric tons—equal to removing 20 million vehicles off the road—in 2016.

Ethanol is energy positive

Ethanol produces three times more energy than it takes to produce it while consuming less water than other fuels.

Ohio is the seventh leading producer of corn in the United States

There are more than 30,000 grain farmers throughout the state with over 14.3 million acres devoted to farmland (half of Ohio’s acreage).

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.