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July 23-24, 2014 - Fifteen K-12 teachers from schools representing Alpena, Crossett, Hamburg, Marianna, Monticello, Rison, Star City, Stuttgart, and Van Buren participated in a two-day Future Scientists mentoring event. Hands-on events included analyzing rice starch and extracting plant DNA. The event was funded, in part, by the Arkansas Farm Bureau, USDA-ARS, and Texas A&M.
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2013 Future Scientists Program
July 15-16, 2013 - Fourteen K-12 teachers from school districts around Arkansas participated in a two day Future Scientists mentoring event. The teachers were exposed to rice research issues and how these topics could be used to teach science in the classroom. The event was funded, in part, by the Arkansas Farm Bureau, USDA-ARS, and Texas A&M.