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Food Beans and Yield Winners
Thu Jan 29, 2015 06:13 PM CST

The Shawhan family business is soybeans. The South Charleston, Ohio, operation is a prolific producer of nontraited beans shipped to buyers in Japan. These producers go the extra distance to know their customers' needs and to produce a high-quality, high-yielding product.

Jeff Shawhan and his dad, John, grow soybeans and corn on 2,600 acres between Dayton and Columbus, in Clark County. They custom-farm another 1,000 acres. Their niche is the production of non-GMO (genetically modified organism) beans for specific end users in Japan. The opportunity came thanks to a business connection established by ...

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