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September 6, 2018

Q: How did you first get involved with the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC)? A: I’m fortunate enough to have served in the State House as a Representative years ago and it was there that I first learned about the wide variety of OSC research projects. I was impressed by the number of private companies and university researchers they were collaborating with, including the Ohio Bioproduct Innovation Center at The Ohio State University. Developing new products… Read More

September 6, 2018

How easy-to-use is the Intellislope Tile Plow Control System? Is the Raven Accuflow Vortex worth the price? Can the Weedseeker Automatic Spot Spray System accurately identify and target weeds? The answers to all these questions can be found on Precision Ag Reviews, Ohio Soybean Council’s website for farmers making important precision ag equipment decisions, created with funding from Ohio’s soybean checkoff program. Precision Ag Reviews was developed by farmers for farmers to provide and get… Read More

September 6, 2018

Two of the tenets of the Ohio Soybean Council’s (OSC) strategic plan are driving innovation and expanding markets. Through its partnership with Polynt-Reichhold, OSC is doing just that. The collaboration between Polynt-Reichhold — a global supplier of resin polymers for paints and coatings — and the Ohio Soybean Council started in May 2015 when Polynt-Reichhold received funding for the development of an improved stain-blocking resin for restoration and tannin applications. This year, with additional support… Read More

September 6, 2018

Bill Bayliss – Logan County Our beans look absolutely wonderful — I don’t know how they could look much better at this point. It appears to be as good a year as I could ask for in my area. I’ve seen bean plants that look beautiful and have a couple inches of new growth on top with blooms. We farm in three different counties and it all looks pretty good, but around home… Read More

August 31, 2018

The Ohio State Fair finished its 2018 season with over 908,000 estimated visitors, and the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff were there to see it all. For 12 days, OSC hosted a booth in the Nationwide Donahey Ag & Hort building. There, visitors could run the famous pig race; learn about soil compaction, biodiesel, and biotechnology; or take photos in a farm-themed photo booth. The display was also featured as part of the… Read More