Articles


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

July 18, 2019

Includes Funding for Water Quality and Nutrient Management Programs The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) applauds the recent passage of the state budget that includes beneficial tax policy changes for farmers, as well as long-term, financial support for water quality and nutrient management programs. OSA’s farmer leaders have been working at the Statehouse throughout the process to ensure its members’ voices are heard. “We thank the Ohio House, Ohio Senate and Gov. DeWine’s Administration for working… Read More

July 17, 2019

As Ohio soybean farmers continue to tackle this year’s unprecedented challenges in growing and marketing a crop, it remains essential to maintain and improve the transportation system used to get their products to markets around the world. With that in mind, the United Soybean Board (USB) recently announced a $2 million allocation to help offset the planning, design, and research costs of deepening the lower Mississippi River from 45 ft. to 50 ft. According to… Read More

June 28, 2019

By Kayla Weaver From outside the industry, seed treatments might just look like a fun way to color code your seeds, but a farmer knows seed treatments are an effective tool to provide an emerging crop with protection from insects and diseases in the soil that may prove detrimental to seedlings. These colorful coatings allow the plants to get a solid start which serves as the foundation for a strong crop in the fall. However,… Read More