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credit, Deena Shankar, Bloomberg Bloomberg discusses importance of genetically modified food to meet the world’s food needs Like it or not, genetic modification is going to be an important tool to feed the planet’s growing population. If we want to feed 10 billion people by 2050, in a world beset by rising temperatures and scarcer water supplies, we will need to dramatically change the way we produce food. Increased public investment in technologies like genetic engineering is a vital piece of that, according to a report published Wednesday by the World Re…
STEM education is hot, and agriculture includes many connections to STEM lessons, activities, and careers. Participants in the 2019 Tech in …
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How does soil structure impact texture, nutrients, and biotic growth? Explore the phenomenon, recreate what is happening, and use Claims Evidence Reasoning to defend your answer. Lesson incorporates NGSS standards with a 3-dimensional lesson design.
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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.
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).
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.