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Central Ohio Precision Ag Symposium

By John Barker, Ohio State University Extension The Central Ohio Precision Ag Symposium will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at All Occasions Catering, 6986 Waldo-Delaware Road, Waldo, Ohio from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s program will feature the most current technologies available in precision agriculture. These …

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2018 Ohio Corn Performance Test: Regional overviews

By Rich Minyo, Allen Geyer, David Lohnes, and Peter Thomison In 2018, 192 corn hybrids representing 24 commercial brands were evaluated in the Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT). Four tests were established in the Southwestern/West Central/Central (SW/WC/C) region and three tests were established in the Northwestern (NW) and North Central/Northeastern …

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New OSA and OSC board leadership elected

At their respective meetings in November, the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) Boards of Trustees elected their executive committees to lead their organizations in 2019. OSC will maintain the same officers as 2018: Steve Reinhard of Crawford County as chairman, Bill Bateson of Hancock County as …

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Cattlemen urge action to reduce trade barriers in Japan

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Kevin Kester urged the Trump Administration to move quickly to tear down trade barriers for U.S. beef in Japan. Speaking at a public hearing on the potential economic impact of a U.S.-Japan bilateral trade agreement, Kester noted that reducing tariff and non-tariff trade barriers …

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Bret Davis elected secretary of American Soybean Association

The American Soybean Association (ASA) recently elected executive committee members to lead its organization in 2019. Bret Davis, Ohio soybean farmer and Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) board member from Delaware County, was elected as Secretary. The American Soybean Association (ASA) represents U.S. soybean farmers on domestic and international policy issues important …

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Ohio legislation on the move

By Evin Bachelor, Law Fellow, Agricultural and Resource Law Program, Ohio State University The Ohio General Assembly has returned from the midterm elections with a potentially busy lame duck session ahead of it. Already a number of bills that we have been monitoring have seen activity in their respective committees. …

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