January 28, 2014

WORTHINGTON, Ohio – The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and the American Soybean Association (ASA) congratulate conferees from the House and Senate as the final version of the much-anticipated farm bill was filed with the House clerk yesterday.  The report awaits action on the floor, which could happen as soon as Wednesday. OSA and ASA support the bill, which provides for multiple soybean farmer priorities, most notably a flexible farm safety net that… Read More

January 23, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 150 (SB 150) yesterday, which will require one farmer per farm operation to be certified to apply fertilizer. The bill will now move to the Ohio House for consideration. “The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) take the issue of water quality in our state very seriously and began actively working with legislators on SB 150 since it was… Read More

January 16, 2014

Soybeans continually prove to have a variety of uses. Located in Yellow Springs, Ohio, EnviroFlight, LLC has taken the use of soy to a whole new level. Diminishing fish stocks coupled with increased global demand has resulted in a 400 percent increase in fishmeal’s price over the last 20 years. This statistic is part of what drove Glen Courtright to begin his adventure with commercially rearing black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) to… Read More

December 1, 2013

Kerrick Wilson started with 200 acres of soybeans, hay and corn when he was just a senior in high school. Since then, his story and love for farming has unfolded. Kerrick became familiar with the Beck’s Young Farm Leader Program and decided it would be a great addition to the next chapter of his life.  “I chose to apply for the Beck’s Young Farm Leader Program to get more involved with… Read More

November 26, 2013

In a vote   of 417 to 3, the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform   and Development Act (WRRDA). The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) supports the   bill, and congratulates House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee   leadership following its passage. “OSA   applauds the recent passage of the WRRDA bill and commends Chairman Shuster   and Ranking member Rahall, as well as Subcommittee Chairman Gibbs and Ranking  … Read More