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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New gene-editing technique eliminates GMO ‘delivery vehicle’ for CRISPR crops

Jun 11, 2020
credit: Genetic Literacy Project, Greg Watry | University of California Davis | June 3, 2020 Despite evidence that demonstrates genetically-modified crops are as safe as crops produced through traditional breeding, sections of the public remain suspicious about genetically modified organisms (GMOs). For UC Davis Professor of Plant Biology …

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 …

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 the world on a crisis footing, with unprecedented actions to restrict movements and plans for radical deployment of public funds to combat the threat posed by a novel coronavirus that knows no boundaries. Success …

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 improved crops. Using many methods, including domestication, hybridization, and transgenesis, people have worked to better food quality and crop yield. As technology advanced, so did …

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 to help! Feed the World provided materials for Loveland High School teacher Jamie Allison’s students to conduct the Fermentation in a Bag lab, from FTW’s Energy and Ethanol curriculum, through distance learning. …

One bushel of corn…..

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

Expert tips on writing workshop proposals

Apr 14, 2020
How do you craft a ‘winning’ workshop proposal, one that gets accepted? Pam Snyder, a bioscience teacher, recently retired after 35 years with Columbus City Schools. She has presented at NSTA at the local, regional, and national levels. In a recent webinar, Snyder shared what has worked for her in terms of submitting proposals. Teachers from …

Virtual classroom resources

Mar 20, 2020
Looking for virtual classroom resources? We’ve got a lot of great curriculum on our site, and we’ve adapted things to make them virtual user-friendly! You can find links to curriculum—student and teacher documents—below. Also, take a look around the site….we have digital resources that can help students understand some additional background, …

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