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Growing Hope in a difficult time

May 15, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic closed schools and abruptly changed education for the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Teachers worked to convert lessons to online learning and maintain contact with students. To encourage both teachers and students, Ohio Corn & Wheat, along with the Ohio Soybean Council, the National Corn Growers, and Educationprojects.org, sponsored an outreach project: Growing Hope. Several Feed the World alumni educators took advantage of this offer to reach out to their class. The notecard said, “I miss you and look forward to seeing you when school …

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A battle plan for ensuring global food supplies during the COVID-19 crisis

May 11, 2020
credit: FAO Chief Economist Maximo Torero Cullen, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations The COVID-19 pandemic has put …

Using CRISPR to develop superior corn hybrids

May 7, 2020
credit: N. Doane Chilcoat, Leader, Applied Science and Technology, Corteva Agriscience, in Nature Research Bioengineering Community Throughout history, humans have …

Distance learning with fermentation lab

Apr 30, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic brought many challenges for teachers and students, and Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World was there …

One bushel of corn…..

Apr 23, 2020
All this from just one bushel of corn! source

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June 24, 2020

2020 Feed the World summer workshop

online (OH)
This workshop will be virtual. Details available soon! How is science contributing to the future of food production and energy security?  See how science issues can be solved through agriculture. 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 …

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Soil and sustainability

8 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?

Water quality

6 lessons

How does the production of corn affect water quality? How is water quality tested?

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.

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.

Ethanol is energy positive

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

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).