October 2017
BROUGHT TO YOU BY OHIO SOYBEAN FARMERS AND THEIR CHECKOFF

Greetings!
I trust that this newsletter finds you well.  We are excited to continue to provide
you with the latest news and information related to the soybean industry and have
a few articles we found interesting we would like to share with you. Read below 
to learn more.

Stay tuned for upcoming opportunities, as we are always planning future activities to bring more value to you as a member of this program. Be sure to check out our webpage designed to keep you up to date on everything from news and trends to past newsletters and upcoming events. The webpage can be viewed here.

And as always, we welcome your feedback and suggestions to improve Ohio Soy Tomorrow and make it more valuable to you.

-Kirk Merritt, Executive Director, Ohio Soybean Council

RFA, NBB Object to EPA's Plan
 
Renewable Fuels Association and the National Biodiesel Board expressed strong opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's recent move to lower blending volumes for biofuels.
Farmers Edge Increases Satellite Image Frequency
 
By partnering with Planet, aerospace and data analytics company, Farmers Edge will offer satellite images more frequently-every one to three days.
Will NAFTA Negotiations Collapse?
 
NAFTA talks have resumed with the U.S. administration looking increasingly isolated in its proposals to change the trade pact, as key figures raised the prospect of a collapse in negotiations.
WATER QUALITY HEADLINE

Area Farmers Offer Input to Brown on Conservation Efforts
 
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) met Monday afternoon for about an hour and a half with Toledo-area farmers and others interested in agriculture and the ecology to discuss the effectiveness of current conservation efforts and how they'll relate to an updated federal farm bill.
Photos courtesy of the United Soybean Board.
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