By: Jason Jenkins, Mill Creek Communications Like so many across the Show-Me State this spring, Greg Luce found himself in a planting predicament. After enduring drought in 2018, the Missouri Soybean Association’s director of research was thankful for the more-than-adequate moisture that replenished the soil profile at the Bay Farm Research Facility south of Columbia. … Continue reading Adopting A ‘Two Pass Approach’
The June 2019 issue of Missouri Soybean Farmer magazine highlights Missouri farm families, sharing their efforts to engage the next generation and ensure the health of their land and water resources, as well as their livestock and crops. The issue also includes the next section in the annual series on growing conventional soybean and an … Continue reading Missouri Soybean Farmer: June 2019 Issue
This statement may also be used as an op/ed or letter to the editor. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and USDA named Kansas City as a top consideration for the new home of USDA ERS and NIFA, and we appreciate his leadership and attention to moving those agencies to locations central to their constituents, farmers … Continue reading Statement: USDA ERS and NIFA Move – Kansas City
May 14, 2019 The following is a joint statement by Missouri Farm Bureau, Missouri Cattlemen’s Association, Missouri Pork Association, Missouri Soybean Association and Missouri Corn Growers Association The Missouri legislature’s final approval of Senate Bill 391 is good for Missouri’s farms and communities. This bill will ensure we use the latest science so that our … Continue reading Missouri Agriculture Groups’ Joint Statement on Final Passage of Senate Bill 391
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - Kids feeding kids is the focus of the 2019 Drive to Feed Kids; which kicked off May 1. Missouri agriculture is banding together once again to address the alarming reality that one in five Missouri children regularly face hunger. The goal of this collaboration is to raise funds to provide food … Continue reading Missouri Agriculture Pulls Together to Impact Childhood Hunger
Whether it’s fighting for our markets or basics like crop insurance, you have more than enough going on without worrying about negotiating in the statehouse or Washington D.C. for the resources that matter to your farm. And when you can’t be there – Who’s fighting for you? Want to know more? Visit mosoy.org/missouri-soybean-association.
This letter was first published in the April 2019 issue of Missouri Soybean Farmer magazine. Let’s look at the definition of an extremist or a radical; or, perhaps easier – let’s just look at a few synonyms of extremist: fanatic, radical, belligerent, dogmatist, bigot, militant, chauvinist, maniac. What else comes to mind? Political control for … Continue reading Letter from the CEO: Extremism and Agriculture
The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council’s annual summary of research and demonstration projects made possible by Missouri soybean farmers’ checkoff dollars is now available. The report highlights 2018 projects ranging from soybean breeding work to strip trials. See the full, interactive report by clicking here.
Missouri Soybean Farmer-Directors Help Connect Trade and Development for U.S. Soy Through ASA/WISHH’s CAST Project
Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council Board Members Kyle Durham, Tim Gottman and Bob Littleton as well as Director of Business Development Tony Stafford joined the launch of ASA/WISHH’s newest strategic partnership. ASA/WISHH’s U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST) – Cambodia project is designed to grow trade and development of Cambodia’s important … Continue reading Missouri Soybean Farmer-Directors Help Connect Trade and Development for U.S. Soy Through ASA/WISHH’s CAST Project
The April issue of Missouri Soybean Farmer magazine continues the conventional soybean series, looking at cover crop and soil preparation decisions ahead of planting season. This issue also highlights sustainability work by the Gottman family and progress on construction of the Center for Soybean Innovation in Jefferson City. Read the full issue online by clicking … Continue reading Read the April 2019 Issue of Missouri Soybean Farmer Now