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March 19, 2020

Yesterday the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) joined the other major Ohio agriculture organizations in sending a letter to Governor Mike DeWine, expressing thanks for his leadership and pledging the full commitment of Ohio agriculture in meeting the challenges of the situation caused by COVID-19. The letter also acknowledged the leadership of Lt. Governor Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Director Pelanda, and officially requested that the Governor designate the agriculture commodity sector as… Read More

March 17, 2020

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 is creating unprecedented challenges for all of us, both personally and professionally. First and foremost, we want to emphasize the commitment of the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) to the health and safety of our board members, employees, colleagues, and the general public. Based on the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, our staff will mainly be working… Read More

March 15, 2020

Senator Frank Hoagland is currently serving his first term in the Ohio Senate, representing southeastern Ohio, including the counties of Carroll, Jefferson, Harrison, Belmont, Noble, Monroe, Washington, Athens, Meigs and a portion of Vinton county. He is both a small business owner and a retired Navy Seal. As a state senator, he looks forward to working on issues important to the people of his district, including jobs and economic development, education, veterans affairs and fighting… Read More

March 1, 2020

In January, the farmer board members of both the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) came together for their annual Joint Board Meeting. Both organizations, which serve different purposes in promoting and maintaining the soybean industry in Ohio, converge once a year to discuss the current issues facing the industry and brainstorm ways to navigate those challenges. This year featured presentations that were focused on the future of soybeans in Ohio. First… Read More

March 1, 2020

Farmers have been stepping up to the plate to address water quality concerns for many years. We have funded millions of dollars in research, we have changed the way we farm, and we have been at the table with legislators, researchers, and environmentalists to help chart a successful path forward for Lake Erie. The Ohio Soybean Association and our fellow farm groups will continue telling that story, but we also know that actions will always… Read More