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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 shouting match over patents on genetically engineered crops, there are a few small things that I, too, would like to get off my chest. I say small things. I’m not talking about today’s big hot issues: Whether genetically modified organisms — GMOs — should be labeled, or cause cancer in rats, or might improve the lives of poor farmers in Africa; none of that. This is about something simple: Seeds of GMOs. Vari…

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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 …

Adding ag to the classroom

Mar 11, 2019
Ohio Corn & Wheat made it possible for Laura Ringler, an ag science instructor at Plymouth HS, and Josh Jennings, …

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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?

Biotechnology

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What is the science behind biotechnology and genetic modification?

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.

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.

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.

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.