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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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Lots of tech in the field!

Oct 30, 2020
The final week of Feed and Fuel Your Future, a collaboration between Ohio Corn & Wheat, Ohio Department of Education, and Ohio Soybean Council, focused on careers in technology. While most people think of medical or engineering jobs when it comes to STEM, there’s lots of agriculture-related jobs that use technology! The virtual field trip for …

Sustainability and Ecosystems classroom resources

Oct 28, 2020
Sustainability and ecosystems were the focus of the third week of Feed and Fuel Your Future . This collaborative effort between Ohio Corn and Wheat, the Ohio Department of Education, and the Ohio Soybean Council helped make students aware of career opportunities available in agriculture-related careers. Fred and Josh Yoder welcomed virtual field …

Workshop gives a new perspective on teaching biology

Aug 11, 2020
Amy Kochensparger is a Biology, Honors Biology, and CCP Anatomy Educator at Eaton High School. She attended this summer’s Feed the World virtual workshop and found it useful for her as an educator. My favorite part of using Feed the World curriculum is that the lessons are hands-on and use real-world science to explore the content. Each lab …

SECO Virtual Summer Symposium session

Aug 5, 2020
The Science Education Council of Ohio wants to help teachers, in person on online. So they organized their first ever Virtual Summer Symposium this month, providing presentation on a variety of topics. Ohio Corn Education’s Heather Bryan presented on behalf of Feed the World. Bryan gave a tour of the website, pointing out: virtual resources …

Using manure to help corn crops and water quality

Jun 30, 2020
Glen Arnold, Associate Professor and Field Specialist in Manure Nutrient Management at the Ohio State University, shared about current research and best practices involving manure. By lessening the amount of fertilizer used, runoff can be reduced, improving water quality and protecting the environment. Glen conducts field research on using liquid …

Taking it to the screen

Jun 30, 2020
The global pandemic changed the 2-day Feed the World workshop from an in-person event to a virtual one, but the learning didn’t skip a beat. 27 teachers from around the state participated in Ohio Corn & Wheat’s first online teacher workshop. Each participant was mailed a box of supplies ahead of time, so they could follow along with hands-on …

Working with future fuel!

Dec 9, 2019
Diesel engines such as trucks, tractors, and heavy motors rely on No. 2 diesel, commonly made from petroleum distillation, for power. A renewable substitute for fossil diesel is renewable diesel, which can be easily made from corn and other vegetable oils, animal fats, and waste grease through chemical reactions. Renewable diesel burns cleaner …

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