July 11, 2013

WORTHINGTON, Ohio – With a vote of 216-208, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a version of the 2013 Farm Bill that excludes the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) President Jerry Bambauer, soybean farmer from Auglaize County, issued the following statement: “After spending a day in Washington, D.C. yesterday and fighting for movement of the 2013 Farm Bill on behalf of Ohio farmers, OSA is pleased to see the farm bill… Read More

June 20, 2013

WORTHINGTON, Ohio-The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) expressed its disappointment this afternoon after the House of Representatives failed to pass the Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, otherwise known as the farm bill.  The vote was 195 to 234 after two days of debate.  OSA President Jerry Bambauer, soybean farmer from Auglaize County, released the following statement: “We are very disappointed by this result.  Ohio soybean farmers need a five year farm bill… Read More

June 10, 2013

WORTHINGTON, Ohio – The Ohio Soybean Council Board of Trustee elections will be held in five districts this summer. Districts Up for Election District   7 – Auglaize, Mercer, Miami and Shelby Counties District   8 – Champaign, Hardin and Logan Counties District 10 – Butler, Darke, Miami, Montgomery and Preble Counties District 12 – Belmont, Carroll, Coshocton, Fairfield, Franklin, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Knox, Licking, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Stark, Tuscarawas and Wayne Counties District 14… Read More

May 19, 2013

The Ohio State House is abuzz with activity during the late spring and early summer. Governor John Kasich and the Ohio Legislature are required by the Ohio Constitution to pass and sign the Ohio operating budget, House Bill 59 (H.B. 59) for fiscal years 2014-2015 before midnight on July 1st. The Ohio House of Representatives has passed their version of the budget, and committees of the Ohio Senate are reviewing the provisions of H.B. 59. Read More

May 1, 2013

WORTHINGTON, Ohio – The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) is announcing the launch of the state’s fourth Soybean Yield and Quality Contest for the 2013 growing season. Contestants must be current members of OSA and raise at least 10 acres of soybeans in Ohio. Those who are not currently OSA members may join when entering the contest. The entry fee is $100 and entrants may submit multiple entries in the contest. The following companies will pay… Read More