Harvest Considerations for Soybeans

As fall colors pop up across the landscape, producers may feel like their crops have made it across the finish line and the hard part is behind them. However, as soybeans reach maturity and begin to dry for harvest, farmers should be mindful of potential areas of pre-harvest and harvest… Read More

Advanced Biobased Systems Workshop to explore growing industry of biobased products

The Advanced Biobased Systems Workshop: Pipeline to Commercialization will bring together leaders in industry and research to explore the development and commercialization of biobased fuels and products. The workshop, a collaboration between The Ohio State University (OSU) and the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC), will be held September 10 at the… Read More

Ohio Soybean Council Receives R&D 100 Gold Special Recognition Award

Award honors development of EnzoMeal™ sustainable food source for farm-raised fish The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) has received an R&D 100 Special Recognition Award for developing EnzoMeal™, an effective and sustainable food source for farm-raised fish. The 2017 Gold Special Recognition Award—the highest level of this prestigious award for invention… Read More

OSC Reichhold Partnership Develops Two New Soy Opportunities

Soybeans don’t always get a lot of recognition; they are masters of blending in with most any product they are added to, often improving sustainability and environmental stewardship without sacrificing performance. Recently, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff program partnered with Reichhold – a leading global supplier of… Read More

Soy-Based EnzoMeal™ Revolutionizes Aquaculture Feedstocks

Aquaculture is the fastest-growing sector of food production. Global fish consumption has nearly doubled in the last 40 years. The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) partnered with Battelle and Kentucky State University to develop and evaluate a new technology that could revolutionize the modern aquaculture (“fish farming”) industry. The technology completely… Read More

Roof Revivers Help Environment and Homeowners with Soybean Oil

The U.S. roofing industry produces more than 12.5 billion square feet of shingles each year. At the same time, the industry generates around 11 million tons of waste from tearing off shingle roofs that have passed their useful life. While many roofing companies are happy to simply continue replacing roofs,… Read More

Ohio Soybean Farmers Celebrate Winning Two R&D 100 Awards

Two technologies developed through Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff collaborations have won 2016 R&D 100 Awards. Both technologies, Soy-PK Resin and Bio-YIELD bioreactor, leverage the natural properties of soybeans to increase the sustainability and improve health in modern industries. Winners were announced late last week at the R&D… Read More

Ohio Soybean Council, Logos Technologies to Advance Biosurfactant Production

Logos Technologies announced today a partnership with the Ohio Soybean Council to further develop the production process of NatSurFact, an environmentally friendly biosurfactant for personal care, household and industrial cleaning products as well as other applications. The joint project, which aims to convert hundreds of liters of soy oil into… Read More

Two Ohio Soybean Council Funded Technologies Named 2016 R&D 100 Awards Finalists

Two technologies recently developed through Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff collaborations have achieved ‘finalist’ designations for the R&D 100 Awards, with winners to be announced in November. Both technologies, Soy-PK Resin and Bio-YIELD bioreactor, leverage the natural properties of soybeans to increase the sustainability and improve health in… Read More