The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its final total for U.S. agricultural exports in Fiscal Year 2014, which soared to a record $152.5 billion (up from last year’s record of $141 billion). Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the following statement regarding the record-setting year: “American farmers and ranchers have once again achieved another year
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Beck’s Young Farm Leader
OSA and Beck’s Hybrids have partnered to create the Beck’s Young Farm Leader Program to showcase the hard work, dedication and leadership of young Ohio farmers.
The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) Board of Trustees recently made recommendations to amend the OSA bylaws. The OSA Board of Trustees, consisting of 20 volunteer Ohio soybean farmers and industry representatives, approved the recommendations during the September board meeting. OSA members are encouraged to review the changes HERE OSA members will then have the opportunity to vote
The American Soybean Association (ASA) Succession Planning Workshop in Columbus, Ohio is rescheduled for Jan. 15, 2015 (originally scheduled for August 2014). “The information provided in these workshops is very important for soybean producers to hear and understand so they can make sure to protect their family farm and insure it remains a profitable business.”
For the past several months, a diverse group of representatives from technology companies and the U.S. beef, pork and lamb industries has tackled a critical question related to global access for U.S. meat: What steps can the meat industry take to ensure that the introduction of new production and processing technologies does not interrupt trade?