Articles


March 22, 2019

The Old Farmer’s Almanac for 2019 predicts Ohio will experience higher than average precipitation this summer. Of course, it’s almost impossible this far out to predict how much rain will come to the Buckeye State and how it will affect soybean farmers, but one way to prepare for heavy rain is to create a conservation plan. A conservation plan is a tool for farmers and ranchers to better maintain the natural resources on their land. Read More

March 22, 2019

By Jen Del Carmen, USSEC With so much media attention on how tariffs have affected soybean trade to China these days, it’s easy to overlook the importance of the combined European Union (EU) / Middle East North Africa (MENA) market. The EU/MENA region represents the second largest global export soy market, trailing only China. With a combined population of 960 million, this market is vital to the U.S. Soy industry. Let’s take a quick look… Read More

March 22, 2019

Emilie Regula Hancock, OSA Membership and Policy Coordinator Q: Why is it important for an organization like OSA to have policy priorities? Emilie: Prioritizing policies sets the tone for the year, gives clear direction for where the organization is going and how it will represent its members. There are so many different areas that we could focus on but sitting down and really thinking about what can be done in a year helps us be… Read More

March 21, 2019

Advocacy is hard. It’s a time-consuming process that requires a tremendous amount of patience and focus on the end goal. But for many, serving a community they love and a cause they believe in is worth it. Bret Davis, Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and American Soybean Association board member, has served as an advocate for our industry for many years and was recently featured in Ohio media talking about advocacy. That article is republished in… Read More

March 21, 2019

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) is pleased to announce the scholarship recipients for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is the 12th year for the OSCF scholarship program, which was created to encourage undergraduate students to pursue degrees in one of the many academic fields that support the future of the soybean industry including agriculture, business, communication, economics, education, science, and technology, as well as to support ongoing graduate-level research. Since 2008, the OSCF scholarship… Read More