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November 1, 2018

This year, the Ohio Soybean Council’s state fair booth had a few special visitors. Fourteen influencers, or social media users who have large audiences and established credibility, stopped by the booth to learn more about Ohio soybean farmers. The group has a combined social reach of 348,400 and shared at least 60 posts on social channels sharing positive information about GMOs, hormones in meat and tips to properly cook meat at home. The influencer tour… Read More

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