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Tag: Ag Science

15
Feb

Soil Sleuths: Two Interactive Soil Science Displays

Closeup of graphics explaining the differences between different tillage methods

Soil’s kind of like air in some ways. It’s all around us, it’s easy to overlook,…

18
Jan

Watch Out for Wilt: A Lifelike Model of Goss’ Wilt Disease

Lifelike replica of corn plant showing effects of Goss’ wilt disease

We really like plants at Exhibit Farm. Corn plants, soybean plants, sugarbeet plants. And we especially…

12
Oct

rbST and Milk: Answering Consumers’ Questions

You’ve probably seen labels on milk jugs saying something like, “From cows not treated with rbST….

08
Jun

Synthetic vs. Organic Fertilizers: Answering Consumers’ Questions

Tractor and sprayer in a field; used for article on synthetic vs. organic fertilizers

Chemical vs. organic fertilizers. Those are some loaded words, right? Many consumers distrust any idea of…

06
Apr

Grass-fed vs. Grain-Fed: Answering Consumers’ Questions

Black-and-white grass-fed cows grazing

Remember back in February, when we talked about raw milk? This month’s topic also has to…

16
Sep

The Barrel Battle: A Game Testing Plant Nutrient Knowledge

Buttons on the Barrel Battle game testing plant nutrient knowledge

If you’ve ever spent any time around kids, you’ve probably noticed that water tends to be…

22
Jul

Getting to Know GMOs: A Standup Display

The GMOs Standup Display 01

Remember a set of articles on our blog a while back, talking about the information in…

10
Jun

Observing Nutrient Creation: A Full-Scale Tractor and Plow Display

Fabricated Soil and Cover Crop

People who live outside of the farm don’t often get an opportunity to see agricultural processes…

27
May

Crops in the Classroom: Redefining Teaching with Plant Models

Alfalfa Above

When it comes to teaching concepts about real life, a flat glossy picture in a textbook…

15
Apr

Snapshots of Crop Growth: Using Soybean Plant Models

R3 Soybean Plant Model (Bud)

Like ag universities and colleges, commodity groups also often look for better ways to educate the…