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Getting your hands dirty

Nov 6, 2018
Adam Downs teaches at Oak Harbor High School in a satellite program of Penta Career Center. His freshman ag education class performed these Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World soil texture activities recently in class. Downs said, “The students really liked the project of texturing the the soil. They liked that they could get their hands dirty. Some even went home and tested the soil around their house to see what type of soil they had.” Downs said his courses include several standards that touch on soils. “This activity …

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Fall workshop focuses on soil and water

Nov 2, 2018
Over 20 teachers from around Ohio gathered at Highbanks Metro Park for an all-day workshop focused on soil and sustainability and …

Studying macro invertebrates in ponds and streams to check water quality

Oct 30, 2018
Kyle Campbell teaches science at Westerville North High School. After attending the summer two-day Experiencing Tech in Ag workshop, he …

Expanding ethanol knowledge in the lab

Oct 29, 2018
Pat Corelli of Butler High School helped his chemistry students understand more about ethanol by producing their own, using the …

Out of the classroom and into the water

Oct 25, 2018
Kendra Carnegie attended the Feed the World two-day summer workshop, taking home supplies and lessons for her students at Loudonville …

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December 14, 2018

2018 Feed the World: Focus on Energy and Ethanol

Global Impact STEM Academy (Springfield, OH)
Want to make some ethanol?  Come learn about energy and ethanol  at the Global Impact STEM Academy. Participants will explore how the Ag industry is creating quality feed and fuel while helping the environment. These lessons address Ohio Science Standards in 7th and 8th grade science, Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Science. How is ethanol creating quality feed and fuel for Ohio and around the world? Why is renewable ethanol important to…

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What is ethanol? How much corn is dedicated to ethanol production? Why should corn be used to produce ethanol?

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Did you know?

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.

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.

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).