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The Future of Farming is Food, Fuel and Fiber

Nov 26, 2019
credit, Jeff Broin, Executive Chairman and CEO of POET, Vital magazine, Fall 2019 To say this year has been difficult for rural America would be an understatement. From low prices to trade disputes to unpredictable weather patterns, farmers have faced one of the toughest growing seasons in recent history. And the biofuels industry has been battling challenges hand-in-hand with agriculture. The excitement surrounding the approval of year-round E15 was swiftly met with 31 new small refinery exemptions from the EPA, the sum of which have slashed demand for 4 billion gallons of renewable …

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Reaching out at NSTA Cincinnati

Nov 21, 2019
Teachers at NSTA Cincinnati had the chance to hear all about Feed the World’s great resources! We talked to over 225 …

Breeding Success

Nov 21, 2019
credit: Matt Thompson, Ethanol Producer magazine A new breed of corn, produced with the ethanol industry in mind, promises more …

BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge

Nov 21, 2019
Corn is a source of renewable energy. Our Energy and ethanol unit covers ethanol production, start to finish. This challenge …

BioClub takes learning outside

Nov 12, 2019
How does run-off affect water quality and biodiversity? Kelly Mikhail’s BioClub students at Worthington Christian High School wanted to find …

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Biotechnology

11 lessons

What is the science behind biotechnology and genetic modification?

Energy and ethanol

6 lessons

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

Did you know?

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.

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.

Ohio corn is used for more than food

Ohio corn is used for feed, fuel and other renewable products.

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.