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Tech in Ag workshop provides classroom connections

Jul 11, 2019
STEM education is hot, and agriculture includes many connections to STEM lessons, activities, and careers. Participants in the 2019 Tech in Ag workshop, sponsored by EducationProjects.org, the Ohio State University, and USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, learned about those connections. OSU’s Dr. Alex Lindsey shared about Ohio’s agricultural background and current technology. Participants learned about precision ag through a drone presentation by 3D Aerial, an auto-steer tractor demo, and a sprayer demo by Delaware County Extension. Field work included assessing soil samples for pH, nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium; …

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What’s your number?

Jul 10, 2019
Data is helpful only if you know how to interpret it. Participants in the Tech in Ag workshop, sponsored by …

Vegetable grafting at Tech in Ag workshop

Jul 10, 2019
“Hands-on activities” get even more exciting when they involve razor blades! Participants in the Tech in Ag workshop, sponsored by Educ…

Touring POET Marion with Feed the World

Jul 3, 2019
A group of 30 teachers toured the POET Biorefining—Marion plant as part of the Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the Wo…

Feed the World 2019 workshop engages new teachers

Jul 3, 2019
30 teachers from across Ohio spent two days in inquiry-based, hands-on STEM lessons addressing Ohio science standards in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental …

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Growing Ohio

6 lessons

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

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?

Ohio is the seventh leading producer of corn in the United States

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).

Ethanol is energy positive

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

Food and agriculture is Ohio’s top industry

1 in 7 Ohioans has an agriculture-related job and agriculture contributes $105 billion to Ohio’s economy annually.

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.