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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Fall workshop will visit Ohio estuary

Aug 30, 2021
What’s an estuary? Estuaries and surrounding wetlands are bodies of water usually found where rivers meet the sea. Estuaries are home to unique plant and animal communities that have adapted to brackish water—a mixture of fresh water draining from the land and salty seawater. But estuaries can also be freshwater ecosystems. Along the Great Lakes, …

Soil microbes and hybrid vigor

Aug 2, 2021
The Feed the World Soil and sustainability lessons provide students with a variety of activities to better understand how soil functions as a system. This article provides a clear explanation of the importance of microbes in the soil. The tiny organisms living in soil may have a greater effect on the yield and pest and disease resistance of crop …

What’s in your water?

Jul 20, 2021
Farmers often get blamed for pollutant discharge into water near their land, but are they really the bad guys? According to a recent article by Ohio Farm Bureau staff, “municipalities have agreements with Ohio EPA to allow for a certain amount of sewage to be dumped directly into tributaries located in watersheds that flow into Lake Erie.” …

A true win/win program for Sunrise Co-op and FFA

Jul 16, 2021
Many high school students are college-bound, but others want to take a different path. To encourage the latter group, George Secor at Sunrise has teamed up with Ohio FFA for an amazing, creative program: Sunrise University, also known as the RISE FFA Career Program. Sunrise is a leading agricultural and energy cooperative located in Ohio. …

The Feed the World Workshop is Back to Normal and We Love It!

Jul 2, 2021
The 2021 Feed the World workshop was held in person this year, allowing teachers, farmers, and industry leaders to network and learn together. Held at London High School, teachers were greeted by Brad Reynolds, Ohio Corn & Wheat’s Communications Director. Reynolds opened the workshop by informing teachers about Ohio Corn & Wheat’s …

POET reaching out to communities through grant program

Jun 25, 2021
POET Biorefining’s Leipsic facility has provided support and encouragement to the Feed the World network by giving teachers tours of the plant, helping educators learn more about the process of producing ethanol and co-products. The POET organization is also committed to helping communities through their Never Satisfied Community Grant Program. …

Visiting Beck’s Hybrids

Jun 4, 2021
We’ll be visiting Beck’s Hybrids, the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, during the summer workshop. Watch this video to learn about what kind of research is happening there!

We appreciate teachers!

May 12, 2021
…and we’re especially grateful for the FTW Alumni Educators who support our program! Jamie Allison is a Bioscience Technologies instructor at Loveland High School. He’ll be presenting at the summer workshop. Allison also serves as a Workforce & Education Consultant at BioOhio and a Consortium Manager at Southwest Ohio Bioscience Education …

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