Teachers all over the state and beyond are using Feed the World lessons with their students! See how other teachers are implementing this curriculum in their classrooms, learn about emerging agricultural topics and resources, and get the latest updates on our workshops and satellite activities.

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Real Ohio data for your Ohio students

Aug 17, 2023
Your students can practice the skills data scientists use as they examine real data from Ohio farmers. With water quality directly impacting Ohio’s agriculture, environment, and economy, it makes sense for farmers to adopt best practices for both protecting water and producing high yields. Scientists (such as those in your classroom) may ask, have …

Fighting food waste!

Aug 17, 2023
Did you know? The United States discards more food than any other country in the world: nearly 60 million tons — 120 billion pounds — every year.* That’s a LOT of food, especially as farmers are working to feed our growing population. During the Ohio State Fair this year, Ohio Corn & Wheat partnered with Kroger and the Ohio Department of …

Students explore sustainable fuel

Jul 7, 2023
How can we produce a sustainable fuel from corn? Thanks to Ohio Corn & Wheat, students at University School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, performed lab experiments to answer this essential question. Instructor Chris Ann Slye received classroom equipment necessary for the production of ethanol through a Feed the World grant program. “This lab served …

Ohio’s water quality in 2023

Jul 7, 2023
(article courtesy of Ohio Ag Net ) Water quality has a direct impact on agriculture, the environment, communities and local economies. That is why Ohio farmers are taking measures to assure clean water with voluntary efforts that are being done on a large scale with measurable results realized each year. The 2023 Water Quality Status Report …

Learning on—and about—Lake Erie

Jul 7, 2023
The 2023 Feed the World summer workshop took place on an island! 20 Ohio teachers gathered on South Bass Island in Lake Erie to learn more about the science involved in modern agriculture. Water quality is a hot topic in Ohio, and farmers are working hard to protect the environment and reduce algal blooms in the Great Lakes. Being in this unique …

Bridging the gap between the classroom and the field

Jul 7, 2023
Helping teachers understand more about farming and the challenges growers face is a key focus on Feed the World workshops. Growers and board members joined teachers at dinner to share and to answer questions. Ohio Corn & Wheat Executive Director Tadd Nicholson welcomed teachers. Phil Wenig, Ohio Corn Marketing Board member and third-generation …

Free supplies for alumni!

Jun 15, 2023
Ten lucky Feed the World workshop alumni received supply grants for their classroom thanks to Ohio Corn & Wheat! Grant winners were able to select up to $200 worth of science equipment for their classrooms. Jon Wing, Marysville STEM Early College High School Sarah Kipker, Jackson Center Anees Khanam, MC2 STEM High School Sarah Donley, …

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