Growing the Next Generation

Are you a student looking to learn more about a career in agriculture? Are you a teacher looking to teach reading, science and social studies skills through the lens of agriculture? Look no further than GrowNextGen, how students and teachers help grow the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders for the changing industry that feeds the world.

GrowNextGen is a web-based education program funded by the Ohio Soybean Council and Ohio soybean farmers. It has reached more than 20,000 teachers and 500,000 students in Ohio and beyond through its website, teacher workshops and educator network. The curriculum, activities and industry contacts shared on GrowNextGen bring agriculture science to the classroom, joining industry and teachers by providing real-world educational tools to engage the next generation workforce.

To learn more about GrowNextGen, you can visit their website or contact Tom Fontana at