July 1, 2021

In late April, Logan County soybean farmer Bill Bayliss spoke to Korean customers during the 2021 U.S. Food Bean Buyers Conference, which was put on by the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC). Bayliss, who is a board member for the Ohio Soybean Council and United Soybean Board, spoke about his farm, planting conditions and planting progress. The conference was aimed at  increasing customers’ awareness on the quality and sustainability of U.S. Soy. “I’m always happy… Read More

July 1, 2021

Think about the last time you sent or received a text message. Was it an hour? Fifteen minutes? Now think about how often you have your phone with you. Mostly all the time? We at the Ohio Soybean Association want to offer you the most convenient and easy way to get instant updates on policy or legislation related news that impact you and your operation. You may  not always see your emails right away, or… Read More

July 1, 2021

Biodiesel is: Biodiesel is America’s Advanced Biofuel. It is a drop-in diesel alternative, made from domestic, renewable resources such as plant oils, animal fats, used cooking oil and even new  sources such as algae. Biodiesel contains no petroleum but can be blended with petroleum diesel. Biodiesel blends can be used in compression-ignition (diesel) engines. Biodiesel cuts carbon  significantly, and is simple to use, biodegradable, nontoxic, and essentially free of sulfur and aromatics. Biodiesel is not:… Read More

June 29, 2021

At the Ohio Soybean Association’s (OSA) March meeting, our board decided to partner with our counterparts on the Ohio Soybean Council’s (OSC) board to form a joint committee focused on carbon. It seems like carbon has become the hot button issue in agriculture over the last year and we wanted to explore ways that our boards could support Ohio farmers through this unfamiliar issue. Our boards have long had a focus on science-based practices that… Read More

June 1, 2021

The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) is excited to welcome Madison Layman to the staff as Communications Coordinator. In this role, she will be responsible for content creation, editorial writing and editing, event management, digital marketing and social media outreach to both farmers and consumers. “Madison is a great addition to our staff and I’m happy to welcome her to the team on behalf of the entire board,” said Bill Bateson, OSC chairman and Hancock County… Read More