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

April 12, 2013

Record Meat Exports Keep Domestic Soybean Demand Strong Beef, Pork Exports Set New Records in 2012 The Ohio Soybean Council and soybean checkoff have worked on a variety of projects to promote U.S. meat overseas. As international demand for U.S. meat products continue to grow, so will the domestic demand for high quality soybean meal. Beef and pork exports remain vital to farmers because of the direct impact on soybeans. U.S. beef and… Read More

April 8, 2013

WORTHINGTON, Ohio – The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) recently accepted the Ohio Poultry Association’s (OPA) 2013 Industry Partner Award. This annual award recognizes industry partners that have made significant contributions to Ohio’s egg, chicken and turkey sectors. “I was honored to accept this award on behalf of my fellow members of the Ohio Soybean Council Board of Trustees and all Ohio soybean farmers,” said John Motter, OSC chairman and Hancock County soybean farmer. “We understand… Read More

March 19, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio – While many factors and sources affect water quality, Ohio corn, soybean and wheat farmers want to be part of the solution and do their part to maintain and improve the health of Ohio’s waterways.  Ohio farmers share the same environmental priorities as their fellow citizens and are committed to doing the right thing for their farms, their families and all Ohioans. As a result, farmers and other agricultural organizations are investing over… Read More