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Soybean Checkoff-Funded Bio-YIELD® Named 2021 AE50 Award Winner article

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named Bio-YIELD® from 3Bar Biologics winner of a 2021 AE50 award. AE50 awards honor the year’s most innovative designs in engineering products or systems for the food and agriculture industries. Bio-YIELD, whose development was funded in part by the Ohio… Read More

Ohio Soybean Checkoff Wins Awards article

The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) invests checkoff money into projects that will benefit soybean farmers and make them more profitable, and the Board of Trustees expects results. One way to measure those results is through awards and honors given to the Council throughout the year. Here are some of the… Read More

Soybean Research Maximizing Checkoff Doll article

By Matt Reese, guest writer, Ohio’s Country Journal Though it may seem counterproductive for one researcher to breed soybeans and another researcher to kill them, it is exactly this unique synergy of efforts that is taking place to benefit the profitability of Ohio soybean growers. “I am a soybean breeder… Read More

USDA to Conduct Soy Checkoff Request for Referendum article

WORTHINGTON, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a request for referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research Program (soy checkoff) during a four-week period from May 5 through May 30, 2014. This referendum is authorized under the Soybean Promotion, Research and Consumer Information… Read More

Ohio Soybean Council Launches Marketing Website for Domestic and International Buyers article

The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) launched a new website to connect buyers and sellers of Ohio soybean oil, soybean meal and food-grade soybeans. The site positions Ohio soybeans as a premium product to buyers in domestic and foreign markets and helps facilitate contracts between buyers and Ohio soybean farmers… Read More

Biodiesel Industry Update and Future Predictions article

In the 90s, biodiesel became the low-carbon diesel replacement made from renewable feedstocks that helped soybean farmers benefit from the entire bean. That’s why the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff work closely with the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) to support efforts that increase biodiesel demand. NBB continues to… Read More

Ohio Soybean Farmers Supporting Educator Professional Development article

Thanks to checkoff funding, Ohio teachers have great professional events coming up! Th ese free workshops will allow teachers to get the professional development credit they need while gaining a better understanding of the science involved in modern agriculture led by Ohio Soybean Council’s GrowNextGen curriculum. “Experience Food Science: Field… Read More

President’s Column: July-August 2021 article

At the Ohio Soybean Association’s (OSA) March meeting, our board decided to partner with our counterparts on the Ohio Soybean Council’s (OSC) board to form a joint committee focused on carbon. It seems like carbon has become the hot button issue in agriculture over the last year and we wanted… Read More

Ohio Soybean Council and Ohio Soybean Association Seek Communications Coordinator article

Applications are being accepted for the position of Communications Coordinator with the Ohio Soybean Council and Ohio Soybean Association. Please see the position description below for specific responsibilities. The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) is a member-driven grassroots organization dedicated to improving the business climate for Ohio soybean producers. OSA’s mission… Read More