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October 28, 2021

Ankeny, Iowa – Rural Roads and bridges serve as the initial link in the agricultural supply chain.  Without a system of well-maintained rural roads and bridges, the soybeans and grain Ohio farmers produce will not be efficiently delivered to elevators, processing facilities, and, ultimately, to domestic and international customers.  Unfortunately, rural America is an area of the country in which the condition of roads… Read More

October 25, 2021

  The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students for the 2022-2023 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 scholarship was formed to support students who will benefit the… Read More

October 25, 2021

The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) is excited to offer one $1,000 scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. Acting as the membership and policy arm for Ohio soybean farmers, OSA decided to create a scholarship program to support students interested in advocating for the future of soybeans. The OSA board of trustees and staff members will choose one individual that exemplifies a passion for the soybean industry to receive a $1,000 scholarship. All majors are eligible,… Read More

October 11, 2021

In the 90s, biodiesel became the low-carbon diesel replacement made from renewable feedstocks that helped soybean farmers benefit from the entire bean. That’s why the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff work closely with the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) to support efforts that increase biodiesel demand. NBB continues to support soybean farmers by looking at past trends to predict and work towards a greater future for biodiesel. According to a study done by StoneX,… Read More

October 11, 2021

By Julie Deering “Sowing seeds and reaping a harvest.” This is the traditional view of farming, but there’s so much more that farmers do. “Sometimes people think agriculture is sort of an old-fashioned business that doesn’t change much,” said Jim Sutter, CEO of the U.S. Soybean Export Council. “That couldn’t be further from the truth. There’s always something new coming in agriculture.” Carbon farming is one of those things. Programs are underway and being developed… Read More