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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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Sharing Feed the World at NETA 2019

Mar 30, 2019
A recent tech event gave us great opportunities to connect with teachers and others! Nebraska Corn Board sponsored a Feed the World booth at the Nebraska Educational Technology Association’s 2019 conference. This event was attended by over 2000 Nebraska teachers, media specialists, administrators, and IT specialists. Feed the World lead educator Heather Bryan said, “Teachers were excited to hear about the use of agriculture science in middle school, as well as high sc…

Top Five Myths of GMO seeds, BUSTED

Mar 19, 2019
You may have heard about GMO seeds, but was what you heard actually true? Dan Charles of NPR’s The Salt addresses prevalent misinformation about genetically modified seeds. Myth 1: Seeds from GMOs are sterile. Myth 2: Monsanto will sue you for growing their patented GMOs if traces of those GMOs entered your fields through wind-blown pollen. Myth 3: Any contamination with GMOs makes organic food non-organic. Myth 4: Before Monsanto got in the way, …

Increasing science literacy about GMOs

Jan 25, 2019
The Feed the World teaching team presented two “GMOs: what do you know?” workshops this month to CommonGround Nebraska volunteers. CommonGround is a national movement of farm women who want to share information about farming and the food they grow. Consumers in the cities and suburbs are more disconnected from farm life than ever before, and that disconnect has led to misconceptions about modern farming and the people behind it. …

Ethanol “left-overs” benefit animals and environment

Jan 16, 2019
DDGs (distillers dried grain with solubles) are co-products of ethanol production. They’ve been used as loose feed for swine, poultry and dairy cows as well as beef cattle. Now POET, the world’s largest producer of biofuels, has developed a pellet form that is rich in nutrients and less likely to blow away, crumble, or be stamped into the ground by animals. This is an innovative way to feed livestock and …

“What does ‘GMO’ stand for?”

Dec 13, 2018
People have lots of opinions, but what about knowledge? Share this video with your students to help them see how important it is to know the facts!

Getting to know you at NATS

Sep 26, 2018
Hello, Nebraska educators, and welcome to Nebraska Corn Board-sponsored Feed the World! We had a full house of 30 people at our NATS workshop. Deb Gangwish, a director for the Nebraska Corn Growers Association, took time from harvesting on her farm to participate and welcomed the group. The participants came from a mix of mostly urban and rural schools and taught a variety of subjects including general science, life science, biology …

Feed the World workshops coming to Nebraska!

Aug 31, 2018
The farmer board at Nebraska Corn is investing in education to empower teachers and connect agriculture science to the classroom. Educators will have access to free workshops, curriculum, and supplies to help them bring the science of corn into their classrooms. These hands-on lessons connect with current state standards in subjects such as chemistry, biology, environmental science, and more. Partnering with EducationProjects.org, the Nebraska Corn Board will deliver a …

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