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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Your dream farm

Mar 14, 2022
Kathy Daniels’s students at Mississinewa High School tested soil samples. She did this lab with AP environmental and regular environmental science, using soil test kits provided through the Feed the World grant program sponsored by Ohio Corn & Wheat. Taking the soil analysis farther, the students had to plan out a 500 acre farm with different …

It’s almost spring—let’s test soil!

Mar 14, 2022
Ohio Corn & Wheat provided up to $300 of supplies for teachers who’d attended Feed the World workshops. One of the options was a soil testing kit. Warmer weather has made it possible to get outside and get soil to test. Kristen Campbell at Piketon High School had her ag science classes start by testing soil pH. “We will be doing additional …

Fermentation and food science

Mar 2, 2022
Here’s another grateful grant winner! Trevor Horn, an Agriculture and Food Science instructor at Reynoldsburg City Schools’ Health Sciences and Human Services (HS)2 STEM Academy, received a fermentation kit, along with other science supplies, thanks to Ohio Corn & Wheat. Here, students in his Applications of Food Science and Safety class are …

Distillation with grant supplies

Feb 24, 2022
Feed the World alumni educator Jeff Jostpille received an ethanol distillation kit through the Ohio Corn & Wheat’s grant program. He recently put the kit through its paces with his Environmental Science class. “We have been studying biofuels and did some research on ethanol production,” Jostpille said. “Using YouTube, we took several virtual …

How is corn fueling our world?

Feb 18, 2022
Corn—useful in many ways! Ohio teachers learned about how corn becomes ethanol in yesterday’s Energy and ethanol workshop in Springfield, sponsored by Ohio Corn & Wheat. Presenters Jane Hunt and Rachel Sanders led the group through renewable energy labs found on the Feed the World website. Corn was turned into mash, fermented, and distilled. …

Ethanol exploration

Feb 17, 2022
Generous grants, funded by Ohio Corn & Wheat, recently provided classroom supplies to Ohio teachers who’d attended Feed the World workshops in the past. Rebecca Baxter of Champion High School requested ethanol distillation equipment. Her students recently performed the ethanol lab with cracked corn. “The students really liked the process,” …

Exploring Energy event

Feb 15, 2022
19 Ohio STEM teachers met at the Summit County ESC building to learn more about energy and biofuels in a unique co-sponsored workshop. Presenters included Ohio Corn & Wheat’s Feed the World, Ohio Soybean Council’s GrowNextGen, and the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program. Ethanol is a sustainable biofuel made from corn. Workshop …

A look at no-till research: Ohio’s prominent role in the U.S. and around the world

Feb 2, 2022
article by Randall Reeder, Ohio State University Extension Agricultural Engineer (retired) from Ohio’s Country Journal This delightful article takes a look at the history and development of no-till farming. This method of farming improves soil quality. Learn more in our Soil and sustainability unit. “Glover, they’re going to fire you.” The first …

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