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January 18, 2021

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 Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff, is a bioreactor device that enables farmers to grow their own beneficial microbes, allowing increased crop yield with reduced… Read More

December 11, 2020

The Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) and the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) applaud the recent passage of House Bill 7. The bill, which was recently amended to include all the provisions of Senate Bill 2, creates the Statewide Watershed Planning and Management Program for the improvement and protection of Ohio’s watersheds. OCWGA and OSA’s farmer leaders provided written testimony in support of the bill last year and have been monitoring the bill’s progress… Read More

October 26, 2020

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students for the 2021-2022 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, business, communication, economics, education, engineering, science and technology. “Our scholarships help engage students who not only embrace our… Read More

October 16, 2020

The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) received its 12th R&D 100 Award at the 58th annual R&D 100 Awards held on October 1. The R&D 100 Awards honor the 100 most innovative technologies of the past year. The award was given in the Software/Services category for the Handheld Sensor for Screening Crop Quality that was funded with Ohio soybean farmers’ checkoff dollars in cooperation with The Ohio State University. This is the seventh R&D 100 Award… Read More

August 3, 2020

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) congratulates Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH) on his recent appointment to the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee. Ryan Rhoades, OSA president and Marion County soybean farmer, made the following statement. “On behalf of the Ohio Soybean Association and its members, we congratulate Rep. Balderson for his appointment to the House Agriculture Committee. His experience working on a family farm will undoubtedly be an asset to the committee and… Read More