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November 1, 2018

With the uncertainty tariffs have brought, now is a crucial time to start building new international markets and maintaining good relationships with current trade partners. In August and September, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) helped achieve both of those goals by hosting trade team visits with representatives from South Korea, Japan and China. The groups came to study and estimate yields, protein and other quality aspects of the year’s U.S. soy crop. They will use… Read More

November 1, 2018

The 56th Farm Science Review drew 108,074 visitors, many of whom stopped by the Ohio Soybean building located at the intersection of Friday Ave. and Tractor St. The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) recruited a record number of new members this year. OSA staff members and board members greeted visitors with free cups of coffee and were able to explain the benefits and importance of belonging to a grassroots organization like OSA. OSA enlisted the help… Read More

November 1, 2018

In early October, I had the opportunity to testify before the ‘Toward a Cleaner Lake Erie’ legislative working group at Ohio Northern University. That is a busy time of year for me, like many farmers, but I knew that it was my responsibility to ensure that this group heard from us. Under the leadership of Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Bob Hackett & House Agriculture Committee Chair Brian Hill, this legislative working group came together to… Read More

October 26, 2018

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students for the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship program encourages undergraduate and graduate students at Ohio colleges and universities to pursue degrees in one of the many academic fields that support the future of the soybean industry including agriculture, business, communication, economics, education, engineering, science and technology. “From building better beans to developing new soy-based products, the students who… Read More

October 16, 2018

Pictured: The Enzomeal development team (from left): Kirk Merritt (OSC), V. Siva Prasad (Matrix), Steve Reinhard (OSC Board), Shankar Prasad (Godavari Knowledge Society), Barry McGraw (OSC), and Ram Lalgudi (Battelle). not pictured: Rob Cain (Battelle), Mrudula Vempuluru (Matrix), Bhima Vijayendran (Redwood) and Jim Sonnett (Redwood).   Click Here to download PDF of announcement. The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) has licensed EnzoMeal®, an advanced soybean-based fish feed, to Matrix Sea Food India Ltd. (Matrix). The… Read More