January 10, 2022

By Madi Layman Biodiesel rocks and it keeps America rollin’. With just a phone call, you can add biodiesel to your operation and support a local business. Benchmark Biodiesel is one of several biodiesel distributors in the nation and located right here in central Ohio. Around 2007, Page Thorson and her husband Wade founded Benchmark Biodiesel on the west side of Columbus. Up until then, there was biodiesel production in Ohio but not a lot… Read More

January 7, 2022

PRESIDENT The new OSA Board of Trustees President is Patrick Knouff of Shelby County. Knouff previously held the position of vice president and is moved into the president role. He represents District 7 which includes Auglaize, Mercer, Miami and Shelby counties. Knouff previously served as Ohio Soybean Council chairman, vice chairman, treasurer and secretary. VICE PRESIDENT The OSA Board of Trustees elected Rusty Goebel of Williams County as the new vice president. Goebel… Read More

January 7, 2022

A year of “returning to normal,” Ohio Soybean Association and its farmer leaders never stopped working: January — New Year, New Faces OSA started preparing for the year ahead of us, bringing with it a new Presidential administration and new faces to both the General Assembly and Congress. February — Commodity Classic Ten volunteer farmer leaders represented Ohio soybean farmers to help shape 2021’s national policy agenda at the virtual Commodity Classic. Delegates… Read More

January 7, 2022

Happy New Year to all! After serving as first vice president and vice president for the past two years, I am honored to move into the president role for 2022–2023. I would like to thank my fellow board members for trusting me with this position and its leadership responsibilities for the coming year. Furthermore, I would like to thank Ryan Rhoades of Marion County for his leadership as president over the past two years and… Read More

January 5, 2022

Airable Research Lab began as a small-scale venture, capitalizing on a big idea: bring soy-based R&D in-house to maintain control over research scope, save on consultant fees, and reap greater benefits. The Ohio Soybean Council recognized the opportunity, and the lab was launched. Airable is headed into its third full year of operations—and boy, has this idea taken off! The lab is now working with four soy state partners. In addition to OSC, Airable receives… Read More