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November 6, 2019

Not many people think of Franklin County as a powerhouse in soybean production — only 27,000 soybean acres were planted in 2017 according to the United States Department of Agriculture statistics. Recently, however, the Franklin County Engineer’s Office has become a powerhouse in soybean consumption. Back in April 2019, the Franklin County Engineer’s Office switched their fleet of vehicles from diesel to B20 blended biodiesel. Since then, their fleet has used about 60,000 gallons of… Read More

November 6, 2019

Barry McGraw Founder and Chief Laboratory Officer Highlights: Spearheaded OSC product RDD&D and the creation of Airable Research Lab, from concept to founding Escalated total OSC royalty payments to $1.2M Led OSC in product development that attained 10 R&D 100 Awards and the 2018 Bio-Based Material of the Year Award Brings breadth and depth of experience and expertise in the soybean industry and soy-based R&D Experience: Ohio Soybean Council (OSC), Director, Product Development and… Read More

November 6, 2019

For over twenty years, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff have been leaders in developing and commercializing new soy-based products that increase the demand for soy. Taking this work to the next level, OSC has launched Airable Research Lab, a new business line and brand that will capitalize on current research and find new opportunities to expand the use of soy in household and commercial products. OSC has a long and successful history… Read More

November 6, 2019

In August, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) participated in two events designed to connect local farmers and businesses with international trading opportunities. Nearly 800 soy and grain industry leaders, buyers and suppliers from more than 50 countries attended the U.S. Soybean Export Council’s (USSEC) annual U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange and Specialty Grains Conference and Trade Show (GTE). This year Bill Bayliss from Logan County, Jeff Magyar from Ashtabula County, and Bob Suver from Clark… Read More

November 6, 2019

With its creation, the Ohio Soybean Council’s (OSC) Soy Tomorrow program set out to drive collaboration among industry leaders to ensure the success of the soybean industry for future generations by bringing together industry leaders and stakeholders to enhance the value of the soybean industry. In August, stakeholders from across the animal agriculture value chain sat down at a Soy Tomorrow roundtable to discuss the role animal agriculture plays in the soybean industry, and how… Read More