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December 28, 2018

This year’s Industry Dinner offered the chance to reflect upon and celebrate the 2018 accomplishments of the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and Ohio Soybean Association (OSA). This year, OSC honored John C. “Jack” Fisher with the Outstanding Achievement Award for his service as executive vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and as deputy director and assistant director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Dinner was accompanied by U.S. Soy Export Council (USSEC) CEO… Read More

December 28, 2018

According to a study by Statista, the average American spends over 2.5 hours on their smartphone every day. Here are 10 apps farmers can download to help put those wasted hours to work. All apps are available for free on the App Store and Google Play. 1. Mix Tank – Want to avoid money and product loss due to sprayer clogging? This app helps you calculate the proper order of tank mix for pesticides, adjuvants… Read More

December 28, 2018

By Jen Del Carmen, USSEC U.S. soybeans and the farmers who grow them were one of the biggest international news stories of 2018. It’s nearly impossible these days to not find soybeans on the front page of any publication, whether digital or print. While the U.S.-China trade dispute continues to be in the spotlight, the U.S. Soy industry has always worked to build and diversify multiple markets around the world. The Americas region, consisting of… Read More

December 28, 2018

In 2019, each issue of Ohio Soybean News will look at a different market segment where the Ohio Soybean Council is working to expand opportunities for Ohio soybean farmers. The January/February issue is all about soybeans’ number one customer: animal agriculture. The meal from nearly 30 million bushels of Ohio soybeans are fed to pigs, chicken, cattle and other livestock and poultry every year. Meat Ohio Farmers In 2017, OSC started the Meat Ohio… Read More

December 27, 2018

At the November Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) Board of Trustees meeting, one topic dominated the conversation: water quality. The meeting, held at the Ohio Statehouse, offered the chance for board members to discuss solutions to the water quality issue and the means to fund that solution. During the meeting, several members of the Ohio Senate and  House of Representatives took a break from the commotion of a lame duck session to speak to the board… Read More