Special thanks to Governor Parson for his support in this important step for farmers in Missouri and throughout the Midwest. The current depth of the lower Mississippi River is 45 feet. At that depth, standard Panamax vessels are loaded to 66,000 metric tons — 70,000 metric tons max. Sometimes, the river is dredged to 47 … Continue reading Dredging the Lower Mississippi River
Ongoing trade challenges with China have not slowed efforts by the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council (MSMC) and the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) to maintain relationships in that vital market for U.S. soy. Such was the case in early September, when grower leaders from several states, including Mark Lehenbauer of Hannibal, Missouri, participated in a … Continue reading Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council Participates In USSEC China Trade Mission
Raising conventional soybean for seed production and opportunities with non-gmo high oleic soybean oil are featured in the October 2019 issue of Missouri Soybean Farmer magazine. Read those and other articles in the magazine’s electronic version by clicking here.
Missouri’s soybean farmers have voted to endorse Mike Kehoe for Lt. Governor, supporting a long-time leader and friend of agriculture. Lt. Governor Kehoe understands the challenges of building a successful small business, and of working in agriculture. “The Missouri Soybean Association is endorsing Mike Kehoe for Lt. Governor for his commitment to our state, and … Continue reading Missouri Soybean Association Endorsement – Mike Kehoe for Lt. Governor
Missouri’s soybean farmers have voted to endorse Mike Parson for Governor, supporting a long-time leader and friend of agriculture. Missouri’s soybean farmers stood alongside the Governor in his announcement in Bolivar today (Sunday, September 8) and look forward to continuing to work closely with him and his team. “The Missouri Soybean Association is proud to endorse … Continue reading Missouri Soybean Association Endorsement – Mike Parson for Governor
By Brandelyn Martin Before their years of higher education, Daniel, Mark and Michael Carpenter could each be found working and learning on the family farm. These brothers said their interest and participation in the farming operation started at a young age. “Dad put a lot of trust in us,” Mark said. “Daniel and I were … Continue reading Coming Home
By Brian Zimmerschied This spring, Missouri received record amounts of rain. As the rain fell, many farmers’ stress raised as quickly as the rivers and streams around them. Dealing with the uncertainty of Mother Nature is nothing new for seasoned producers, but when farmers can’t farm during key periods, it has a way of putting … Continue reading The Right Conversations
By Jason Jenkins, Mill Creek Communications When the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service released its annual Acreage report at the end of June, it came as no surprise that Missouri’s soybean acres would be down even further than what the agency had estimated just three short months earlier. A lot had happened in those 90 … Continue reading Down, But Not Out
The August 2019 issue of Missouri Soybean Farmer magazine highlights succession planning, financial conversations and continues the deep dive into raising conventional soybean in the Show-Me State. A special feature on the Carpenter family shares their story of bringing the fourth generation back to the farm. To read the full issue online, click here.
News: Ayas Renewables Completes Definitive Engineering for Glycerin to Bio-Renewable Propylene Glycol Plant
New Facility To Showcase US Presidential Green Chemistry Award-Winning Process That Provides 99.9% Pure, Bio-Renewable Propylene Glycol At Competitive Price July 17, 2019 Ayas Renewables, Inc. has completed definitive engineering and is in the process of final site selection for a large-scale domestic plant to convert low-value waste biodiesel crude glycerol into high-value propylene glycol … Continue reading News: Ayas Renewables Completes Definitive Engineering for Glycerin to Bio-Renewable Propylene Glycol Plant