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Studying stream quality at the library

Apr 2, 2019
Clermont County homeschool students from age 5 to 15 benefitted from Kristine Brookover’s participation in the summer Feed the World workshop! Brookover teaches a group class for homeschoolers at the New Richmond branch, and she shared the water quality lessons with the students. When teachers did this activity at the Feed the World Workshop she attended last summer, Brookover knew immediately this would be a great lesson to use with the homeschool group at the library. While the library is close to the Ohio River, it is not possible for them to …

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Top Five Myths Of Genetically Modified Seeds, Busted

Mar 18, 2019
credit: NPR, Dan Charles NPR’s Dan Charles reviews and BUSTS five myths of GMO seeds. Having just stepped into the …

Feed the World activities at Global Impact STEM Academy’s Ag Day

Mar 18, 2019
Students at Global Impact STEM Academy observed National Ag Day on March 14 with a variety of agriculture-related lab activities. Students …

Biofuels derivative provides asphalt addition

Mar 14, 2019
As the world’s largest biofuels producer, POET is largely known for creating clean-burning, environmentally friendly biofuel to power cars on…

Visiting Commodity Classic 2019

Mar 11, 2019
Commodity Classic is “America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience”. Ohio Corn & Wheat sponsored a trip for Plymouth …

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June 26, 2019

2019 Feed the World summer workshop

Tri-Rivers Career Center (Marion, 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 focus 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 i…

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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?

Energy and ethanol

4 lessons

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

Did you know?

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.

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.

The sale of Ohio corn supports 71,328 jobs

Ohio corn generates $962,098,753 in labor income for employees while contributing $4,864,798,496 overall to Ohio’s Gross Domestic Product.

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.