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

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