November 6, 2019

By Kayla Keyser After a rough spring, Ohio farmers are somewhat divided in their experiences this year. While some farmers are tending to business as usual, a large number of farmers in Northern Ohio, especially in the far Northwest counties, have been changing things up out of necessity. With an unprecedented amount of rain keeping farmers out of their fields, many have spent the summer navigating seed returns, crop insurance claims, and whether they should… Read More

October 30, 2019

By Ryan Rhoades, OSA Membership Co-Chair Between an ongoing trade war with China and the record-setting rain this spring, it’s been tough to catch a break. And I get it — when you’re looking at your budget and you have to make cuts, your memberships are probably going to be one of the first things to go. I serve as the Membership Committee Co-Chair for the Ohio Soybean Association (so I may be a little… Read More

October 29, 2019

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) testified today before the Ohio House Agriculture & Rural Development Committee in support of House Bill 183, a bipartisan effort to create incentives to support new and beginning farmers. “The average age of farmers in Ohio increased from 54.6 in 2012 to 55.8 in 2017,” said Trish Cunningham, OSA Policy Committee Chair who testified on behalf of OSA. “As this increases, the need to support the next generation of farmers… Read More

October 29, 2019

Chair McColley, Ranking Member Antonio, and distinguished members of the Senate Transportation, Commerce & Workforce Committee; The Ohio Soybean Association would like to express our support for Senate Resolution 376. I am testifying today on behalf of the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and its members. OSA is a member-driven, grassroots organization dedicated to improving the business climate for Ohio soybean farmers by providing leadership and advocating for sound policy at the state and national levels. Read More

September 17, 2019

For over twenty years, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff have been leaders in developing and commercializing new soy-based products that increase the demand for soy. Taking this work to the next level, OSC has launched Airable Research Lab, a new business model and brand that will capitalize on current research and find new opportunities to expand the use of soy in household and commercial products. “The Ohio Soybean Council has been investing… Read More