Soy-Based EnzoMeal™ Revolutionizes Aquaculture Feedstocks

Aquaculture is the fastest-growing sector of food production. Global fish consumption has nearly doubled in the last 40 years. The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) partnered with Battelle and Kentucky State University to develop and evaluate a new technology that could revolutionize the modern aquaculture (“fish farming”) industry. The technology completely removes non-digestible carbohydrates (oligosaccharides) without

Ohio Turkey Farmers Value High Quality Soy

As the temperatures cool off and leaves drift from the trees, many people begin planning their Thanksgiving dinner. Although each group’s meal is as unique as those seated around the table, the iconic turkey remains the centerpiece of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner.   While consumer demand for turkeys is at its peak during the fall,

Filling a Global Need, Creating Local Demand

Years ago, a grain and livestock farmer may have simply raised crops to feed their livestock and taken the animals to market. Today’s marketplace is much more complex for farmers; such as Ryan McClure, whose family owns and operates a farm in Paulding County, Ohio. Ryan and his family remain active in the Ohio agriculture

See For Yourself – To Soybeans and Beyond

Checkoff offers U.S. farmers opportunity to learn where soybeans go beyond the elevator Many soybeans have been delivered to the elevator, but where will they go next? The soy checkoff invites farmers to find the answer to this question and learn about the impact that U.S. soy’s biggest customers make on farmers’ bottom lines during

Research Underway to Develop Improved Soybean Meal for Aquaculture

As the demand for sustainable fish feed rises, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) is funding research to develop technology that can remove anti-nutritional factors (ANFs) from soybean meal (SBM), making it more efficient as a fish meal replacement in aquaculture diets. OSC’s research partners include Battelle, The Ohio State University, Iowa State University and Kentucky

Record Meat Exports Keep Domestic Soybean Demand Strong

Record Meat Exports Keep Domestic Soybean Demand Strong Beef, Pork Exports Set New Records in 2012 The Ohio Soybean Council and soybean checkoff have worked on a variety of projects to promote U.S. meat overseas. As international demand for U.S. meat products continue to grow, so will the domestic demand for high quality soybean meal.