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Hand sanitizer became an important part of 2020, and the Ohio Corn and Wheat-sponsored Feed the World workshop kicked off with participants making their own sanitizer using ethanol. Janel Gerwin, Family and Consumer Science teacher at Penta Career Center, used the activity with her Food Science students while they learned about food safety and agriculture products. First, her students made the hand sanitizer. They discussed the origins of the ingredients as well as suggested levels of alcohol for effectiveness, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Second, students took test swabs …
Amy Kochensparger is a Biology, Honors Biology, and CCP Anatomy Educator at Eaton High School. She attended this summer’s Feed …
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October 26, 2020
LIVE virtual field trip to Beck’s Hybrids Research Farm will connect 6th-12th grade students with technology careers in the agriculture industry. See how drones are utilized to improve crop health and precision ag data/equipment help to make crop production more efficient. Lesson: Learn how to scout for plant health and predict crop yields. Determine how to use technology to help make crop production more efficient and profitable. Career …
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