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October 11, 2013

  By: Karen Edwards The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff has made international marketing a top priority to increase Ohio’s exports of soybeans.  As a result, OSC is helping to build soy demand in developing, but some of the fastest growing economies of the world.  To reach emerging country markets ranging from Africa to Asia to Central America, OSC supports the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH). Read More

October 11, 2013

The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) continues to invest your soybean checkoff dollars on initiatives and programs that improve soybean farmers’ bottom line.  OSC has teamed up with a group of soybean researchers at The Ohio State University (OSU) to determine which management practices lead to higher soybean quality traits and yield. Through two trials on nine locations, researchers will determine which non-traditional agronomic practices contribute to an increase in soybean seed quality, overall soybean yield,… Read More

September 12, 2013

Nathan Brown was recently chosen as the second of the 2013 Beck’s Young Farm Leaders. The Beck’s Young Farm Leader Program was designed to showcase the hard work, dedication and leadership of young Ohio farmers. “Congratulations to Nathan Brown for being recognized as one of the 2013 Beck’s Young Farm Leaders,” said Jerry Bambauer, Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) president and soybean farmer from Auglaize County. “OSA believes that building a network of… Read More

August 12, 2013

 OSA and Beck’s Hybrids believe building a grassroots network of young agricultural leaders is important to the continued success of the soybean industry and all of Ohio agriculture. As a result, OSA and Beck’s Hybrids created a program that identifies those who are the agricultural leaders of tomorrow. “We are excited to name Jeff as one of the 2013 Beck’s Young Farm Leaders,” said Jerry Bambauer, OSA president and soybean farmer from… Read More

July 31, 2013

WORTHINGTON, Ohio- Ohioans are invited to participate in a public conversation about food and farming during the Food Dialogues®: Ohio. The live, online event will be held August 15 from11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at http://ofb.ag/fooddialogues. Food Dialogues®: Ohio responds to Americans’ growing interest in how their food is produced. Biotechnology (GMOs) and sustainability are two food topics to be discussed by farmers, researchers, environmentalists, food experts and others. The event is sponsored by the… Read More