November 18, 2013

Nearly half of the U.S. soybean crop stays in the United States, but the rest heads beyond our borders to customers around the globe. The same goes for Ohio. More than half of Ohio’s total soybean production is exported to buyers in markets such as Taiwan, China, and Japan. Ohio soybean farmers are in a position to benefit from the international market for Ohio and U.S. soybeans, which the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and… Read More

November 18, 2013

WORTHINGTON, Ohio-The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students for the 2014-2015 academic year. In order to ensure the future prosperity of the U.S. soybean industry, it is important that students understand the wide variety of opportunities available in agricultural careers. This scholarship program encourages undergraduate students at Ohio colleges and universities to pursue degrees in one of the many academic fields that support… Read More

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