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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

March 17, 2020

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 is creating unprecedented challenges for all of us, both personally and professionally. First and foremost, we want to emphasize the commitment of the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) to the health and safety of our board members, employees, colleagues, and the general public. Based on the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, our staff will mainly be working… Read More

January 16, 2020

USMCA Passes Senate, President Expected to Sign One day after the U.S. and China entered a Phase 1 trade deal, Ohio soybean farmers have another trade win to celebrate following the U.S. Senate’s passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by a vote of 89-10. USMCA now moves to President Trump’s desk for his signature. The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) has been working diligently with its partner organizations, such as the American Soybean Association (ASA), to… Read More

December 12, 2019

The Ohio Soybean Association expressed support today for the recent bipartisan agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). OSA and its national affiliate, the American Soybean Association, along with other agricultural groups have been advocating for this agreement to be ratified by year-end. “This is really good news for Ohio soybean farmers and farmers across the country,” said Ryan Rhoades, OSA president and Marion County soybean farmer. “After the year we’ve had with weather issues and… Read More

November 15, 2019

The Ohio Agriculture Conservation Initiative (OACI) is an innovative collaboration of agricultural, conservation, environmental and research communities formed in early 2019 to strategically address Ohio’s water quality issues. Specifically, OACI will establish a baseline understanding of current conservation and nutrient management efforts on farm fields and build farmer participation in a new certification program, in partnership with the DeWine Administration.  OACI today released the following statements regarding Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s… Read More