March 26, 2018

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) is pleased to announce the scholarship recipients for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is the eleventh year for the OSCF Scholarship Program, which was created to encourage undergraduate students to pursue degrees in one of the many academic fields that support the future of the soybean industry including agriculture, business, communication, economics, education, science and technology, as well as to support ongoing graduate-level research. Since 2008, the OSCF scholarship… Read More

March 22, 2018

Ohio’s farmers have been strong partners in protecting Lake Erie. The checkoff programs of Ohio’s corn, soybean and wheat farmers have made significant investments in science-based research to help farmers reduce phosphorous loss. We have aggressively promoted the use of best management practices among all our growers and will continue to support all efforts that protect water quality while enabling us to maintain food production. In the light of the work we have done, the… Read More

March 22, 2018

The Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) and the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) today urged Congress to again reject the steep reductions to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative proposed in the Trump Administration’s budget. The president has proposed a 90 percent cut, which would reduce funding from $300 million to $30 million. Ohio’s corn, soy and wheat farmers have been strong supporters of the program for almost a decade. Since 2009 the Great… Read More

March 16, 2018

Farmer leaders of the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) visited every Ohio congressional office this week to advocate on behalf of issues that affect soybean farmers’ bottom line. Topics of conversation included trade, the upcoming 2018 Farm Bill, Renewable Fuels Standard and biofuels, and infrastructure funding. “Every year farmer leaders from soybean and other agricultural organizations around the country go to see their state’s representatives in person, and time and again we’ve seen those personal relationships… Read More

March 13, 2018

Consumers in America have been taking more notice of their food and what is in it; seeking less processed products and more natural ingredients. One particular area of concern within synthetic ingredients includes artificial food dyes which give some fast food items, boxed mixes or other process foods like cereal bright or iconic colors. As major restaurant chains and food companies scramble to follow customer demand, researchers are looking for diverse ways to incorporate natural… Read More