September 15, 2019

Few people have worked with the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff longer than Dr. Ram Lalgudi. Lalgudi, who works with OSC on the development of new uses for soybeans, has collaborated with the checkoff since 2003. He started out at Battelle, a Columbus-based science and technology development company, and has since started his own company, Aries Science and Technology. His first project was developing a soy-based pressure-sensitive adhesive. “I feel very fortunate that… Read More

September 3, 2019

Mike and Todd Feazel have been in the roofing business for nearly three decades. While they started out with a traditional roof replacement company, they have become innovators in the roofing industry with the development of Roof Maxx — a soy-based sealer that can extend the life of a shingle roof. Roof Maxx was developed with support from the Ohio Soybean Council and soybean checkoff, including research to help improve the original product. While in… Read More

September 3, 2019

The Honorable Donald J. Trump President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, While the nation is enjoying unprecedented economic growth, America’s farmers are not enjoying the same economic gains. Your administration’s ongoing actions to undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) – including the recent wave of refinery exemptions – are adding to farmers’ and biodiesel producers’ economic pain. Under your… Read More

August 29, 2019

Recent comments by the mayor of Toledo have prompted corn, soybean and wheat farmers throughout Ohio to invite him to witness for himself their hard work and significant investments to protect water quality. For example, last month, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz told WTOL 11 that Toledo’s water has been “polluted for us” by Ohio farmers. Realizing that the mayor has not been educated about farmers’ leadership on conservation issues, Farmers are using the hashtag #WadeIsWelcome to… Read More

August 1, 2019

Once again, Ohio Soybean Association has teamed up with Ohio Ag Equipment to offer all new and renewing members the chance to win 50 hours with a Challenger MT500 tractor. To qualify, members must have signed up and paid for an OSA membership between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019. The winner of the Ohio Ag Equipment drawing will be announced in October 2019. OSA board members and Ohio Soybean Council Board of Trustees,… Read More