Events and Programs

The staff of the Missouri Soybean Association and Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council work on a number of events throughout the year, both as hosts and in partnership with our fellow ag organizations and other groups. Keep an eye on this page to see what’s coming up and to learn more about getting involved.

Upcoming Events

  • Missouri DNR Pesticide Collection Event – Columbia

    Start: 7th Sep 2019

    The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host a Pesticide Collection Event Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Missouri Soybean Association’s Bay Farm Research Facility, 5601 S. Rangeline Rd., Columbia. Individuals may bring pesticides, including: herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides, dewormers, fly tags and fertilizer containing pesticides. Pesticides from businesses will not be accepted. To learn more, click here.

  • Save the Date: Soil Health and Conservation Field Day

    Start: 12th Sep 2019

    A Soil Health and Conservation Field Day is being planned for September 12 at the Bay Farm Research Facility, jointly sponsored by Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council and Missouri Corn. The day will highlight efforts including Cover crop management, Soil erosion control, Water quality monitoring, Panel of Conservation leaders, and Highlight research efforts throughout Missouri. Missouri is a leader in conservation and this event will demonstrate the many projects, programs and practices going on in Missouri to protect our precious soil resources. Growers, industry partners and other attendees will learn more about what Missouri farmers, Missouri Corn and Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council, State and Federal Agencies, the University of Missouri, and their partners are doing to conserve and enhance soil health. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with the program starting at 9:00 a.m. Lunch will be provided. The program is expected to wrap up about 1:30 p.m. For more information, contact Greg Luce at This event was originally scheduled for August 20 and has been rescheduled for the September date.

  • Communicating News About Science and Agriculture

    Start: 15th Nov 2019

    Interested in learning about telling the stories of agriculture, food, health and the environment - especially across rural Missouri? Join the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council, along with partners from the University of Missouri, for a day of speakers and Q&A at the Litton Agri-Science Learning Center in Chillicothe. High school students interested in the #MissouriMethod of journalism can register online by clicking here. For more information, contact Christine Tew at

If you’re interested in helping with meetings throughout the year, whether participating with Missouri Soybeans’ farmer leaders and staff, or bringing together folks in your community for a conversation, contact Christine Tew at

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