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Fermentation and distillation in chemistry class

Jan 22, 2019
After attending the 2-day summer Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World workshop, Matt McCormick presented the Fermentation in a bag lab and the Distillation of ethanol from corn lab to his students. Both labs integrated well with the Intro to Chemistry unit in his Physical Science class, as they support the study of chemical reactions and separation of chemicals through physical means. McCormick started with the Fermentation in a bag lab as an introduction for the distillation lab. “We began with a pre-lab discussion as to what yeast actually …

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Ethanol “left-overs” benefit animals and environment

Jan 16, 2019
DDGs (distillers dried grain with solubles) are co-products of ethanol production. They’ve been used as loose feed for swine, poultry …

Meet a new Feed the World Alumni educator: Scott Logsdon

Jan 2, 2019
Scott Logsdon has an interesting work experience record: 3 years for International Field Studies on Andros Island in the Bahamas teaching …

Meet a new Feed the World Alumni educator: Janet Mulder

Jan 2, 2019
Janet Mulder is in her 15th year of teaching science at Bexley High School. She learned about Feed the World …

Different spots; different soils

Dec 28, 2018
Ohio vocational agriculture students are required to identify soil forming factors and explain how they produce variability in soils; and …

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January 28, 2019

SECO: Phenomenal Soils

SECO, Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center
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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How does the production of corn affect water quality? How is water quality tested?

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Why is corn a valuable crop? How does corn grow, pollinate, and produce kernels? What farming techniques are important to increase corn yield?

Did you know?

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.

Ethanol is energy positive

Ethanol produces three times more energy than it takes to produce it while consuming less water than other fuels.

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.

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.