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July 6, 2021

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) applauds the recent passage of the state budget that includes continued funding for H2Ohio and other beneficial policy changes for Ohio soybean farmers. OSA farmer leaders have been working at the Statehouse throughout the budget process to ensure its members voices are heard. “We thank the General Assembly and Gov. DeWine for their continued support of the H2Ohio program,” said Jerry Bambauer, OSA policy committee chair and Auglaize County soybean… Read More

February 1, 2021

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) applauds Gov. Mike DeWine’s investment of $100 million for the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s share of the H2Ohio program in his recently announced budget proposal. These funds will help farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin continue to implement best management practices that prevent nutrient runoff and help protect water quality for all Ohioans. “We thank Governor DeWine and his team for their commitment to farmers as we continue to… 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

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

March 24, 2020

Ohio’s farm community joins together, embraces their essential role in providing safe, healthy foods for consumers On National Agriculture Day, as Ohioans are under a Stay At Home executive order, the state’s farmers remain dedicated to working tirelessly to ensure an abundant supply of nutritious food for families near and far. Organizations representing the state’s farmers, including the Ohio Poultry Association, American Dairy Association Mideast, Ohio Pork Council, Ohio Beef Council, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation,… Read More