$3.5 Million Invested by Ohio Grain Farmers in Water Quality Research and Education

Since 2011, Ohio’s leading corn, soybean and wheat checkoff organizations have invested nearly $3.5 million dollars in research and education to address the water quality challenges faced by farmers and all Ohioans. That investment continues as the Ohio Corn Marketing Program (OCMP), Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program (OSGMP) and Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) have recently

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

New Beginning for Unique FFA Chapter

Where are students learning about agriculture and farming? Thanks to the efforts of  two dedicated teachers, agriculture students can now be found in a somewhat unexpected urban setting. Columbus City Schools had FFA chapters in two career centers during the 1980s and 90s, but the buildings are now closed. Two years ago, Horticulture instructor Mary

Career Connections Brings Together Educators and Industry Professional

More than 150 Ohio Career Tech administrators and teachers were introduced to 21st century agriculture during the annual conference for the Association of Career Technical Educators, held at the Easton Hilton in Columbus, July 30-31. The audience learned about the GrowNextGen (GNG) website and its features: curriculum created by Ohio teachers, eLearning courses and networking