Getting to know corn inside and out

Posted Jan 5, 2017

You can count the rings on a tree; you can look at a horse’s teeth; but to know the age of a corn plant, you’ll have to go deeper. That’s what David Stacklin showed his students at Penta Career Center, splitting corn stalks to determine the growth stage.

Penta Career Center has a school farm on the grounds, so the class toured the farm and examined…

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Jul 13 2017

Feed the World: Science, Energy and Agriculture

Jul 13, 2017 to Jul 14, 2017

The University of Findlay (Findlay,Ohio)

We will consider these questions: How can the science of agriculture be incorporated into our classrooms? How will agricultural careers shape our students' future? How will biotechnology, changing climates, and increasing populations impact agriculture? How is agriculture improving soil integrity and water quality? learn more →

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Growing Ohio

Why is corn a valuable crop? How does corn grow, pollinate, and produce kernels? What farming techniques are important to increase corn yield?

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