News & Events

Brown and Gibbs named Legislators of the Year

Published Apr. 24, 2014


OSA farmer leaders presented the award to Brown during a special event and meeting at the farm of Bret Davis, OSA chairman and Delaware County soybean farmer.

“Farmland” showing in Ohio theaters

Published Apr. 24, 2014

Please visit each theater’s website for ticket information, which may not be listed until closer to the date. For additional information about the movie as well as additional theaters, visit www.farmlandfilm.org.

Obama: 'Progress' made on Japanese auto, agriculture trade talks

Published Apr. 24, 2014

The United States and 11 nations are continuing to negotiate a proposed Pacific free-trade pact called the Trans Pacific Partnership. Access to the Japanese market by U.S. vehicles and agriculture products remains the key stumbling block.

Winter slashes Ohio’s bee population

Published Apr. 24, 2014

“A combination of insecticides, mites and diseases are all coming together,” said Reed Johnson, an entomology professor at Ohio State University who studies the effects of pesticides on bees.

Top 5 USDA discoveries of 2013, including weight-loss flour

Published Apr. 24, 2014

A new type of flour made of chardonnay grape seeds may prevent weight gain and high cholesterol, according to the USDA. Testing showed changes in fat metabolism for hamsters that ate the product along with a high-fat diet. The Mayo Clinic is conducting human trials on it now.