Farmers Helping Farmers Goal of Precision Ag Review Website

Farming in the digital age means farmers must make decisions beyond which seed variety to plant or what row spacing is the best and are more frequently looking at topics like what autosteer system is most accurate or at what point variable rate spray application will pay off for their operation. While farmers can research

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 Farmers Mindful of Water Quality

The Stickel brothers have always been mindful of the value and importance of preserving water quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin. Together, Andy who serves on the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) board of trustees and his brother Brian represent the third generation to farm the northwest Ohio family’s fields that lie 20 miles south

Soy-based Paint Covers OSU Campus

When you head to The Ohio State University (OSU) and are looking for 1 of 36,000 possible parking spots, you could be pulling in between two lines that have been painted with a soy-based paint. Through collaborative efforts of the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and the soybean checkoff, OSU CampusParc and the Aexcel Corporation, some

Putting Research Results to Work on the Farm

Ohio Grain Farmers Invest in Updated Nutrient Management Tool Information being gathered by research projects focused on water quality in the state is only helpful if farmers are able to implement the results on their farms. Thanks to support from the Ohio Corn Marketing Program, Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program and Ohio Soybean Council, one