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About the Soybean Science Challenge

The Soybean Science Challenge is an educational project funded by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board to support secondary student scholarship and research to ensure the sustainability of soybean production in Arkansas.

The Soybean Science Challenge course educates Arkansas secondary students about soybean uses, as well as, current soil, water, seed, disease, and insect issues that impact production outcomes and agricultural sustainability.

View the informational brochure.

Meet the 2024 Soybean Scholars

To view our full catalog of 2024 Soybean Scholars, open up this PDF.

Who is Eligible?

Students in grades 6-12 who successfully complete the Soybean Science Challenge online course and enter a science project in one of the ISEF affiliated fairs are eligible for consideration of cash awards. Applied science projects will be considered from all categories as long as they are directly soybean related.

Looking for Educational Resources?

Need some “grab & go” content to supplement your curriculum? Want to help students make a real-world connection to the science behind Arkansas agriculture? Take a look at the “homegrown” curriculum resources available to you through the University of Arkansas System, Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service website.

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