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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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Feed the World lessons help prep students for Watershed Watch

Oct 2, 2018
Courtney Bockbrader, a Feed the World alumni educator, used the FTW water quality lessons to help prepare her students for a northern Ohio water monitoring initiative. Her Wildlife and Natural Resources class at Anthony Wayne High School used ditch water for the chemical tests and set up a stream simulation for macro-invertebrate identification. Bockbrader said, “It was a great practice for the Student Watershed Watch next week at the stream …

Checking fertilizer levels in Buckeye Lake

Sep 18, 2018
Scott Logsdon of Bexley High School had great things to say about Ohio Corn & Wheat’s 2 day summer workshop. “What a great summer workshop this was! Definitely a highlight for me and I am excited to see what you will offer this coming summer.” The Lawn Chemicals activity fit well with the AP Biology class discussion on deadzones, eutrophication and runoff. Logsdon had students do a lake attenuation and temperature …

Hands-on encounter with soil

Sep 15, 2018
Jerry Swartz, an Agricultural Education Instructor and FFA Advisor, did the soil ribbon test and the pH test with his Eastwood High School sophomore Animal and Plant Science students. Swartz attended the two-day Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World workshop last summer and learned about these and other curriculum. Swartz said, “They enjoyed the ribbon test. It gave them a chance to get dirty and learn the difference between …

Take the OSLN 2019 Design Challenge!

Aug 24, 2018
Get your students involved in this great PBL opportunity! All students in Ohio are invited! Work as a team to imagine, design and prototype a solution to increase food security in your life, community, or world—feed 9B people by 2050. Agriculture is the number one economic driver in Ohio, bringing in over $105B each year. One in seven Ohioans has a job related to agriculture and food. One-third of Ohioans fa…

STEM learning at Henry County fair

Aug 14, 2018
Rides, food, exhibits—and STEM education?!? Yes, teachers got it all at Feed the World alumni Donna Meller’s “Ag + Science = STEM” presentation at the Henry County Fair! Sponsored by the Henry County Farm Bureau, Ohio Corn & Wheat, and the Ohio Soybean Council, Meller provided hands-on lessons for teachers from kindergarten through sixth grade. These lessons are tied to Ohio Science Standards and are designed to help children understand more ab…

Teachers exploring technology in agriculture

Jul 18, 2018
Thanks to the advance of technology, precision agriculture has given farmers new tools in their toolboxes to advance crop health and increased yield. Participants in the Exploring Tech in Ag workshop in Columbus, sponsored by the Ohio State University and a USDA-NIFA grant, learned about the way technology informs farming decisions and helps farmers produce more abundant crops. 22 teachers from around the state and one from Pennsylvania gathered at The …

Bexley teacher shares about Feed the World workshop

Jun 20, 2018
Janet Mulder teaches 9-10th grade physical science & biology at Bexley High School. She attended the Ohio Corn & Wheat-sponsored Feed the World workshop for the first time this summer and shares about her experience: I was really happy I was able to be a part of the Feed the World workshop! It was a great two days, and I am excited to implement some of the labs in …

Welcome to the farm!

Jun 16, 2018
A highlight of the workshop each year is the industry dinner, which connects teachers with farmers, Ohio Corn & Wheat board members, and agriculture business people. This year’s dinner was hosted by Gary and Nancy George, who farm in Findlay.  Sharing a meal together provided an opportunity for conversation about the challenges farmers face today, as well as allowing teachers to ask questions about sustainability, developments in agriculture, and eff…

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