Seed and herbicide companies continue to introduce new products to help farmers fight the ongoing battle with herbicide-resistant weeds. And with several new products recently approved for use this growing season, Kevin Bradley, Ph.D., associate professor of plant sciences at the University of Missouri, says “stewardship” is the theme for 2017. Now more than ever … Continue reading Stewardship – The future of new weed-control products relies on it
The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council’s efforts to grow farmers’ return on their soy checkoff investments have taken another leap forward. The leaders of Missouri’s premier organization for soybean research formalized a key partnership to bring Missouri’s non-GMO high oleic soybean technology to growers. The agreement, signed and recognized today with a ceremony at the Bay … Continue reading Missouri’s Soybean Farmers Partner with Schillinger Genetics, Inc. on Non-GMO High Oleic
The soybean research and breeding team at the Bay Farm Research Facility is expanding to include a USDA soybean geneticist. The addition will strengthen the already top-tier soybean breeding program and improve efficiency bringing information from research plots to Missouri farmers. Jason Gillman, a research geneticist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service’s Midwest Group, will … Continue reading Missouri’s Soybean Breeding Team Growing for Farmers
The 2017 Soybean Symposium, hosted by the Missouri Soybean Center at the University of Missouri, was held April 5 in the Bond Life Sciences Center on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia. Click here for the event flyer, or, contact Bill Wiebold at the University of Missouri for more information.
Sand County Foundation, in partnership with Missouri Farmers Care (MFC) and the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council, proudly announces the launch of the Leopold Conservation Award® Program in Missouri, and is now accepting applications for the award. The $10,000 award will honor, for the first-time, Missouri farmers, ranchers and other private landowners who voluntarily demonstrate outstanding … Continue reading New Leopold Conservation Award Program Seeks Missouri Nominees
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The 33rd class of American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young Leaders completed their training, Feb. 28 – March 3, 2017 in conjunction with the annual Commodity Classic Convention and Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas. Chad and Monica McCollough of Burlington Junction, Missouri, represented Missouri soybean growers and the Missouri Soybean Association in the class. … Continue reading ASA DuPont Young Leaders Class 33 Completes Training
Soybean research is one of the top priorities for the farmer leaders of the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council board of directors. Each year, the board of directors invests a significant portion of Missouri’s soybean checkoff revenues into research. New for 2017, the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council has produced an Annual Research Report, reviewing projects and … Continue reading Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council – Annual Research Report Online Now
The April 2017 issue of Missouri Soybean Farmer magazine is packed with details for farmers ahead of the growing season, from terminating cover crops ahead of planting to exploring the process for research results getting into the market. Readers can also get to know soybean farmer leaders John Kelley and Matt McCrate better, and get … Continue reading Missouri Soybean Farmer April 2017 Issue Online Now
Research to the Bottom Line – Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council Bringing Value to Soybean Farmers
The farmer leaders of the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council have continued to prioritize soybean research as the top investment area for soybean checkoff dollars. Those investments are already paying off, and stand to create significant market opportunities in growing seasons ahead. Over the past two years, Missouri farmers have seen seven new soybean varieties come … Continue reading Research to the Bottom Line – Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council Bringing Value to Soybean Farmers