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OCWGA Announces Support

Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) announced their support of the efforts by Senators John Thune (R-S.D.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) to improve the lives of America’s farmers. The Senators have proposed a series of changes to commodity programs aimed at making the Agriculture Risk Coverage program better for American farmers.

Public Notice of Nomination and Election

Pursuant to Section 924.07 of the Ohio Revised Code, David T. Daniels, Director, Ohio Department of Agriculture will conduct an election of the Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program Board in July 2018

Statement on Designation of Lake Erie Impairment

Ohio’s farmers have been strong partners in protecting Lake Erie. The checkoff programs of Ohio’s corn, soybean and wheat farmers have made significant investments in science-based research to help farmers reduce phosphorous loss. We have aggressively promoted the use of best management practices among all our growers and will continue to support all efforts that protect water quality while enabling us to maintain food production.

OCWGA and Ohio Soybean Farmers Statement on GLRI

The Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) and the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) today urged Congress to again reject the steep reductions to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative proposed in the Trump Administration’s budget. The president has proposed a 90 percent cut, which would reduce funding from $300 million to $30 million.

2017 Scholarship Recipients

We annually invest $12,000 of our farmers’ dollars in the next generation of agriculturalists. We are excited to announce our 2017 Ohio Corn & Wheat scholarship recipients.

U.S. Grains Council Meets in Panama

Corn, barley and sorghum farmers from around the country gathered in Panama City, Panama with the U.S. Grains Council from February 12-15.

Professional Development at Wright State Lake

Nine agriculture students attended Ohio Corn & Wheat’s Professional Development Night at Wright State University Lake Campus on Tuesday, February 21

Argentina Study Mission

Farmers from Ohio, Nebraska, Illinois and Iowa have a better understanding of competitors from Argentina after participating in a mission focused on production practices, farm policy and infrastructure comparisons.

Vonderhaar Elected As Wheat Foods Council Officer

Rachael Vonderhaar of Camden, Ohio was elected to serve as the secretary / treasurer of the Wheat Foods Council during the annual winter board meeting.

Goyings elected to USW Executive Board

Doug Goyings of Paulding, Ohio was elected to serve on the U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) executive board during the joint winter USW and National Association of Wheat Growers board meeting in Washington, D.C.

Goyings is a 4th generation grain farmer with more than thirty-five years of experience working on behalf of wheat and agriculture.

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