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November 1, 2018

Did you know that Ohio’s chickens and turkeys eat 16.2 million bushels of soybeans every year? You can make your Thanksgiving even more soy-friendly by using these recipes at your holiday table. Soymilk Pumpkin Pie Courtesy of Genius Kitchen INGREDIENTS 3⁄4 cup sugar 1 1⁄4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄4 teaspoon ground ginger 1⁄8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1⁄8 teaspoon ground cloves 1(15 ounce) can pumpkin 1 1⁄4 cups soymilk 2 large eggs 1… Read More

November 1, 2018

The Ag Biotech Academy program, funded by Pioneer and Ohio soybean farmers and their checkoff through the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC), offers a chance for teachers to learn about the latest seed research, examine the impact of environmental issues and sustainability, participate in biology and chemistry labs, and hear from industry experts. It helps to achieve OSC’s goal to educate the next generation about modern agriculture and increase trust and understanding of agriculture among Ohio… Read More

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