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Beck’s Young Farm Leader

OSA and Beck’s Hybrids have partnered to create the Beck’s Young Farm Leader Program to showcase the hard work, dedication and leadership of young Ohio farmers.

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OSA Encourages Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification

The Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Program administered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture came into law this past summer. As a result, the program requires training (or meeting equivalent requirement), application for the certificate and continuing education to maintain the certificate. Those required to obtain the certificate prior to September 30, 2017, are anyone applying

Progress on Relations with Cuba Creates Multiple Opportunities for American Soybeans

The White House recently announced that the United States will begin the process of normalizing its relations with Cuba. The announcement brings with it significant implications for the agricultural trade sector, and will positively affect soybean producers, the nation’s leading farm export. “Soybean growers are particularly excited about the recent announcement,” said Bret Davis, Ohio

U.S. Sustainability Assurance for International Customers

In 2013, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), American Soybean Association, United Soybean Board and several state soybean boards launched the U.S. Soybean Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP). This program helps define and document sustainable performance in soybean production for international customers. The protocol covers four key components including sound environmental objectives, social responsibility, promoting economic