Ohio Soybean Farmers Celebrate Winning Two R&D 100 Awards

Two technologies developed through Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff collaborations have won 2016 R&D 100 Awards. Both technologies, Soy-PK Resin and Bio-YIELD bioreactor, leverage the natural properties of soybeans to increase the sustainability and improve health in modern industries. Winners were announced late last week at the R&D 100 Awards Conference in Washington,

Ohio Soybean Council Foundation Offers $44,000 in Scholarships

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students for the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarship program encourages undergraduate and graduate students at Ohio colleges and universities to pursue degrees in one of the many academic fields that support the future of the soybean industry including agriculture,

OSU Data Shows Phosphorus Levels in Ohio Soil Trending Down in Most Counties

Ohio Grain Farmers Launch “Doing Their Part” Initiative  to Announce Water Quality Efforts and Progress  Leaders from Ohio’s largest grain farming organizations recently announced that Ohio farmers are doing their part in effectively managing phosphorus and other nutrient runoff from their fields — a key to helping address the state’s complex algae issues, particularly in

Two Ohio Soybean Council Funded Technologies Named 2016 R&D 100 Awards Finalists

Two technologies recently developed through Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff collaborations have achieved ‘finalist’ designations for the R&D 100 Awards, with winners to be announced in November. Both technologies, Soy-PK Resin and Bio-YIELD bioreactor, leverage the natural properties of soybeans to increase the sustainability and improve health in modern industries. Since the early

New Social Media Project Encourages Farmers to Share How They Are #ProtectingWater

In an effort to promote the work that Ohio farmers are doing to protect water quality, Ohio Corn & Wheat and the Ohio Soybean Council are inviting all farmers to participate in a #ProtectingWater social media project. “It’s time to change the conversation about water in Ohio and really show what farmers are doing on

Ohio Soybean Council to Elect Five Trustees

The Ohio Soybean Council Board of Trustee elections will be held in five districts this summer. Districts up for election include: Districts Up for Election District   7 – Auglaize, Mercer, Miami and Shelby Counties District   8 – Champaign, Hardin and Logan Counties District 10 – Butler, Darke, Hamilton, Montgomery and Preble Counties District 12 –

John Motter Elected Vice Chair of USB

The United Soybean Board (USB) recently elected executive committee members to lead the national soybean checkoff in 2016. John Motter, Ohio soybean farmer and Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) board member from Hancock County was elected as Vice Chair.   USB consists of 70 farmer-directors that oversee the investments of the national soybean checkoff to maximize