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Soybeans Hit the Road in New Goodyear Tires Checkoff helps bring innovative soy-based tire to market

September 1, 2017

DECATUR, Ill. (August 29, 2017) –  This fall when Goodyear introduces its Assurance WeatherReady tires for passenger vehicles, soybean farmers may want to pay attention to their newest customer. That’s because this all-season, innovative line of tires was made possible in part by the soy checkoff. The tires feature a…

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Soybeans Three Ways is May’s Featured Dish in 2017 Kitchen|Fields Table Tour

May 1, 2017

BENTONVILLE, AR (April 25, 2017) – This month, get a taste of how tempting soybeans can be as Bentonville’s Tusk & Trotter American Brasserie serves up the Arkansas commodity three different ways. As the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board’s partner in the Kitchen|Fields Table Tour in May, Tusk & Trotter will…

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Taylor’s Steakhouse Joins Statewide Agriculture Food Campaign

April 6, 2017

Taylor’s Steakhouse Joins Statewide Agriculture Food Campaign  Soybean producers educate Arkansans about the soybean industry through local restaurant partnerships    The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board’s educational food program, the Kitchen|Fields Table Tour, has collaborated with Taylor’s Steakhouse in Dumas. During the month of April, Taylor’s is serving a feature dish…

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Dr. Lanny Ashlock Receives Arkansas Soybean Leadership Award

February 10, 2017

Dr. Lanny Ashlock Receives Arkansas Soybean Leadership Award Annual award given by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board    LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 10, 2017 – The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board recognized Dr. Lanny Ashlock of Conway with the Arkansas Soybean Leadership Award at the 2017 Corn, Grain Sorghum and Soybean…

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East Coasters Avoid Winter Chills Thanks to Bioheat®

February 9, 2017

East Coasters Avoid Winter Chills Thanks to Bioheat® Soybean oil keeps cities warm during Winter Storm Niko    ST. LOUIS (Feb. 9, 2017) – While the Northeast gets rocked by Winter Storm Niko, residents can stay warm with Bioheat®, a clean burning heating oil courtesy of U.S. soybean farmers.  …

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Arkansas Soybean Producer Conference Announced

February 1, 2017

Arkansas Soybean Producer Conference Announced Commodity Boards Host Two Events in Arkansas, Focus on Production Efficiencies     LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 1, 2017 – The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and the Arkansas Corn & Grain Sorghum Board will host the 2017 Corn, Grain Sorghum and Soybean Producer Conference on…

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Arkansas Soybean Producers Add Jonesboro Restaurant to Agriculture Food Campaign

February 1, 2017

Arkansas Soybean Producers Add Jonesboro Restaurant to Agriculture Food Campaign Arkansas soybean producers educate Arkansans about the soybean industry through local restaurant partnerships    LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 1, 2017 – The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board has partnered with Jonesboro favorite J Town’s Grill for its educational food program, the…

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Trio’s Restaurant Joins Arkansas Soybean Producers In Statewide Agriculture Campaign

January 19, 2017

  Trio’s Restaurant Joins Arkansas Soybean Producers In Statewide Agriculture Campaign Arkansas soybean producers educate Arkansans about the soybean industry through local restaurant partnerships  LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 19, 2017 – Trio’s Restaurant has partnered with the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board’s educational food program, the Kitchen|Fields Table Tour. Located in…

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Soybean Yield Contest Winners Announced

January 16, 2017

Soybean Yield Contest Winners Announced The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and the Arkansas Soybean Association are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest. The contest divided state soybean producers into 8 groups, 7 geographic regions and 1 all state conventional (non-GMO) category.…

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2017 A-State Agribusiness Conference set for Feb. 8

January 5, 2017

  JONESBORO – Arkansas State University’s annual Agribusiness Conference, now in its 23nd year, continues to provide timely information and agricultural policy education to farmers, agribusiness professionals, students and educators across the Mid-South.      This year’s conference, on Wednesday, Feb. 8, will focus on the agricultural economy, the impact…

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Arkansas Soybean Producer Achieves 120 Bushel Mark Arkansas Soybean Association

September 12, 2019

Little Rock, AR (September 11, 2019) – The Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge is pleased to announce that Matt Miles has topped the 120 bushel per acre mark in the Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge with a yield of 120.533 bu/a.  Miles planted Pioneer P48A60X on…

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Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board Releases 2019 Research Report The report outlines checkoff investments, offers production information to growers

August 28, 2019

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 26, 2019) – The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board (ASPB) has released its 2019 Arkansas Checkoff-Funded Research Report, which outlines research allocations and includes details on every soybean production research project in the 2019 fiscal year. The purpose of the report is to provide valuable production information…

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Arkansas Irrigation Yield Contest

June 4, 2019

The Most Crop per Drop Irrigation Contest measures yield divided by total water use of rain plus irrigation. The winner with the highest water use efficiency or most crop per drop wins. There are three commodity categories. To request a portable flowmeter for the contest, see your local Extension office,…

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Soybean Yield Contest Winners Announced

December 27, 2018

Little Rock, AR (December 17, 2018) – The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and the Arkansas Soybean Association are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest.  The contest divided state soybean producers into 8 groups, 7 geographic regions and 1 all state conventional…

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Arkansas Farmer Appointed to National Soybean Board Jim Carroll III will be sworn in at annual meeting

November 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK (November 7, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue appointed Arkansas farmer Jim Carroll III to the United Soybean Board (USB). Carroll of Brinkley, Arkansas is a returning member having served nine consecutive years on the national board, where he has represented the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board…

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November Dedicated to Largest Row Crop in Arkansas

October 25, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 29, 2018) – Governor Hutchinson proclaims November Arkansas Soybean Month, recognizing the impact of the state’s top row crop, soybeans. Ranked 10th in the nation for soybean production, the 3.5 million acres harvested last year in 41 of Arkansas’s 75 counties yielded 178.5 million bushels valued…

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Tool Kit to Provide Outreach Materials for Implementing Voluntary Smoke Management Guidelines and to Inform About Prescribed Fire as a Management Tool

August 30, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, AR – A tool kit is available for partners in agriculture and conservation to promote the implementation of Voluntary Smoke Management Guidelines by row crop farmers, and to inform the public about the value of prescribed fire as a management tool. Outreach materials including videos and public service…

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Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest ENTRY DEADLINE AUGUST 1, 2018

July 9, 2018

      GROW FOR THE GREEN SOYBEAN YIELD CONTEST Entry Deadline August 1, 2018 Little Rock (July 2, 2018) – The Arkansas Soybean Association is pleased to announce the continuation of the Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge.  This is the 8th year for the contest and it…

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Family-Owned Steakhouse Partners With Educational Food Program

June 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 7, 2018) – Taylor’s Steakhouse is known throughout the Mid-South for soy-fed steaks on the menu, but the returning Kitchen | Fields Table Tour partner is becoming known throughout Arkansas for its support of Arkansas soybean growers. The Kitchen | Fields Table Tour, an educational food…

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Arkansas Soybean Grower Partners With Educational Food Program Marianna grower and restaurateur shows Arkansans direct impact of soybean industry on state

May 1, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 1, 2018) – J Town’s Grill, a rising local favorite in Jonesboro owned by a Lee County soybean producer, kicks off their fourth year as a Kitchen | Fields Table Tour featured restaurant. Created by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board, the Kitchen | Fields Table Tour…

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