June 20, 2017

In partnership with Ohio Ag Equipment, all new and renewing Ohio Soybean Association members will be entered to win 50 hours with a Challenger MT500 tractor. To qualify, members must have signed up and paid for an OSA membership between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. “We are excited to extend our partnership with the Ohio Soybean Association for another year of membership promotion,” said Mike Mampieri, General Manager for Ohio Ag Equipment. “We… Read More

May 4, 2017

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) is voicing its support of language in the proposed state budget that would reform the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) program. In recent years, farmland in Ohio has seen up to a 300 percent increase in taxable value, putting a significant burden on family farmers during a time of lower crop prices. The proposed changes include that the interest-capitalization rate used in the formula will be modified to lessen the… Read More

May 1, 2017

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) welcomed Emilie Regula as the OSA Policy & Membership Coordinator/OSC Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, beginning today. As Policy & Membership Coordinator, Regula will assist with OSA’s legislative and policy program, coordinate membership campaigns, and organize OSA participation in statewide, regional and national programs and events. As Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, Regula will assist with OSC’s marketing projects related to animal agriculture and soy biodiesel, and… Read More

April 11, 2017

The U.S. is the second largest consumer of seafood, yet it imports 85% of the seafood it consumes. This offers a tremendous opportunity for U.S. farmers, especially soybean farmers as soy is an excellent feedstock for many species of fish. However, growing an industry comes with challenges. An Ohio farmer from West Mansfield, Ohio has stepped up to tackle these challenges head on as chairman of the national Soy Aquaculture Alliance (SAA). “The Soy Aquaculture… Read More

April 4, 2017

Four Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) Board of Trustees districts are up for election in 2017. OSC Trustees serve three-year terms, and may be elected to as many as three consecutive terms. Two incumbents currently filling the seats up for election in 2017 are term-limited and two are eligible to run again. District 3: • Ashland, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Huron, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Summit, and Trumbull Counties • Jeff Magyar… Read More