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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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Feeding the World lesson fits well with virtual learning

Nov 23, 2020
Interested in a population growth lesson that’s easy to implement for online learning? See teacher Erika Meeks explain in this video how she’s using the Population Rates lesson from the Feeding the World curriculum . Meeks teaches Environmental Science, Geology, and Physical Science at Niles McKinley High School. She learned about the Feed the …

Corn: It’s Amaizeing!

Nov 23, 2020
Mary Beth Rieth of Mount Notre Dame High School shares about what she gained from participating in the summer Feed the World workshop. I used the Feed the World Explore an Ear of Corn and Corn Dissection lab activities and modifications of those activities in my three Environmental Science classes for juniors and seniors to create a two-block lab …

Tech helps farmers with water quality efforts

Nov 20, 2020
Water quality is getting a lot of attention in Ohio, due to algal blooms in Lake Erie. The governor has created the H2Ohio initiative, a comprehensive, data-driven water quality plan to reduce harmful algal blooms, improve wastewater infrastructure, and prevent lead contamination. Farmers now have a new tool to help them with best practices in …

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 …

Banishing bacteria

Oct 15, 2020
Hand sanitizer became an important part of 2020, and the Ohio Corn and Wheat-sponsored Feed the World workshop kicked off with participants making their own sanitizer using ethanol. Janel Gerwin, Family and Consumer Science teacher at Penta Career Center, used the activity with her Food Science students while they learned about food safety and …

DNA extraction lab videos and more

Sep 14, 2020
Ryan Rosselot teaches ag science at Western Brown High School. He attended the virtual Feed the World 2-day summer workshop, and wanted to share what he learned with others. “I had another ag teacher in my county that was interested in the DNA extraction lesson and in attending the workshop next year,” said Rosselot. “Also, I’m pretty sure our …

How we built this farm: Fred and Josh Yoder

Sep 11, 2020
from FarmProgress , by Jacqui Fatka, Sep 4, 2019 Sometimes knowing when to pass the torch can be the deciding factor in transforming a good farm in to a great farm. At the age of 64, central Ohio farmer Fred Yoder now recognizes that his most productive years of farming were from 35 to 60. After 60, he could start to see he was losing his edge and …

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