Missouri Soybeans Adds Field Services Coordinator

Missouri Soybeans welcomes Dylan Anderson to the team as the new field services coordinator

Missouri Soybeans announces a new position, field services coordinator, and welcomes Dylan Anderson to the team. After a year of service to the organization as an intern, Anderson is joining the team full-time effective December 15.

“Dylan will prove to be a valuable asset to the Missouri Soybeans team,” said Gary Wheeler, Missouri Soybeans CEO and executive director. “With Dylan, our organization can put more miles on the road, meeting farmers where they are at – whether that is in the field or at an industry meeting. Dylan will work strategically to anticipate and gauge farmer needs, concerns and more.”

Anderson will be responsible for building relationships with soybean growers and industry partners across Missouri. He will serve as a liaison to Missouri soybean growers and work to promote a greater awareness of Missouri Soybean farmers and their checkoff. Anderson will also manage the Missouri Soybean Association’s membership and grassroots network, with a goal of continued growth in both areas.

Anderson will build out the newly developed outreach and education program under the guidance of director, Baylee Siegel.

“Dylan is the prime example of checkoff dollars at work,” said Baylee Siegel, Missouri Soybeans director of outreach and education. “Dylan’s primary role is working to serve the Missouri soybean grower and amplifying the role the checkoff plays for our producers from state line to state line.”

Anderson will be a December graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia, where he plans to receive his Bachelor of Science in agribusiness management. He grew up in Centertown, Missouri on his families produce farm, where they raised tomatoes, melons, onions and more.

“I look forward to starting this position with Missouri Soybeans, communicating and receiving feedback from our farmers and industry partners,” said Anderson. “Our goal is to increase awareness about Missouri’s checkoff and the value it brings to growers. Additionally, I am eager to increase participation for the association through various engagements and events throughout the state.”

Please reach out to Dylan Anderson at danderson@mosoy.org with questions on how to get involved within the organization or schedule a farmer led meeting.

The Missouri Soybean Association is a statewide membership organization working to increase the profitability of Missouri soybean farmers through advocacy and education efforts across the state. 

The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council is a statewide, farmer-led organization focused on improving opportunities for Missouri soybean farmers through a combination of research, outreach, education and market development efforts through the soybean checkoff. To learn more, explore mosoy.org.