November 14, 2013

WORTHINGTON, Ohio – Yesterday, the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) testified as an interested party to Senate Bill (SB) 150, which was introduced Nov. 6 by Sen. Cliff Hite and Sen. Bob Peterson. SB 150 would require one farmer per farm operation to be certified to apply fertilizer. Farmers may also be required to keep records regarding the application of fertilizer. In his testimony, Adam Ward, executive director of OSA, stressed that Ohio’s soybean farmers have… Read More

November 11, 2013

WORTHINGTON, OH-The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and Beck’s Hybrids are proud to announce that Kerrick Wilson of Preble County was named Beck’s Young Farm Leader of the Year. The Beck’s Young Farm Leader Program was established to highlight young Ohio farmers who have taken leadership roles in their communities while developing a foundation for farming success. “OSA is proud to have Kerrick representing the Beck’s Young Farm Leader Program,” said Jerry Bambauer, OSA president and… Read More

October 30, 2013

WORTHINGTON, Ohio-The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) strongly supports the statement by Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-7th) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) regarding Title I of the Farm Bill. “We appreciate the bipartisan effort being made by Sen. Brown and Rep. Gibbs to address the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. PLC has the potential to create market distortions and would undermine twenty years of progress away from government programs in… Read More

October 16, 2013

Ohio Soybean Council Foundation Receives $30,000 Grant from DuPont Pioneer The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) recently received a $30,000 grant from the DuPont Pioneer Giving Program to host the Ag Biotechnology Academy. This program introduced 41 science teachers to the content and skills necessary for teaching biotechnology and other related agriculture topics. “The goals of the Ag Biotechnology Academy run parallel with the DuPont Pioneer Giving Program. A main… Read More

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