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November 9, 2018

Jerry Bambauer, At-Large ASA Representative Jerry Bambauer farms nearly 900 acres on his farm in Auglaize County. He serves as a member of the OSA Board of Trustees as well as the Ohio Soybean Council Board of Trustees. He previously served as OSA President, Chairman, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. In addition, he served on the American Soybean Association Board of Directors. Jerry holds a B.S. in Animal Science and Agronomy from The Ohio State University. … Read More

November 1, 2018

The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) invests soybean checkoff dollars into projects that help increase the usage of soybeans and bioproducts. Recently, OSC helped fund a National Biodiesel Board (NBB) project to expand the biodiesel market in locomotives. The vast majority of biodiesel is made of soybean oil, making it a crucial part of the soybean value chain, with the potential for high-volume demand. Demand for biodiesel is increasing because it is clean-burning, better for engine… Read More

November 1, 2018

This year, the Ohio Soybean Council’s state fair booth had a few special visitors. Fourteen influencers, or social media users who have large audiences and established credibility, stopped by the booth to learn more about Ohio soybean farmers. The group has a combined social reach of 348,400 and shared at least 60 posts on social channels sharing positive information about GMOs, hormones in meat and tips to properly cook meat at home. The influencer tour… Read More

November 1, 2018

Did you know that Ohio’s chickens and turkeys eat 16.2 million bushels of soybeans every year? You can make your Thanksgiving even more soy-friendly by using these recipes at your holiday table. Soymilk Pumpkin Pie Courtesy of Genius Kitchen INGREDIENTS 3⁄4 cup sugar 1 1⁄4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄4 teaspoon ground ginger 1⁄8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1⁄8 teaspoon ground cloves 1(15 ounce) can pumpkin 1 1⁄4 cups soymilk 2 large eggs 1… Read More

November 1, 2018

The Ag Biotech Academy program, funded by Pioneer and Ohio soybean farmers and their checkoff through the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC), offers a chance for teachers to learn about the latest seed research, examine the impact of environmental issues and sustainability, participate in biology and chemistry labs, and hear from industry experts. It helps to achieve OSC’s goal to educate the next generation about modern agriculture and increase trust and understanding of agriculture among Ohio… Read More