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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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Merger Discussions, Elections Push Soy Checkoff into 26th Year

December 8, 2016

Merger Discussions, Elections Push Soy Checkoff into 26th Year Ohio’s Motter Elected Chair of 73-Member Board  ST. LOUIS (Dec. 8, 2016) – Navigating profitability through challenging times. That’s the thought on every soybean farmer’s mind and it resonates strongly with those appointed to serve on the United Soybean Board (USB).…

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Governor Hutchinson Proclaims November as Arkansas Soybean Month

November 1, 2016

Governor Hutchinson Proclaims November as Arkansas Soybean Month LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 1, 2016 – Governor Hutchinson issued a proclamation declaring November as Arkansas Soybean Month to acknowledge Arkansas soybean producers and the economic impact they have on our state. In the 2015 growing season, Arkansas producers harvested 3.1 million…

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Arkansas Soybean Producers Break 100 Bushel Mark

September 28, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 28, 2016) – The Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge is pleased to announce five new members of the Arkansas 100 Bushel Club. James Wray, James Wray Farms, in Poinsett County harvested a plot of Pioneer 47T36. He set a new Arkansas record with a…

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Global Oilseed Producers Address Market Access

June 23, 2016

Global Oilseed Producers Address Market Access Representatives from around the globe discuss challenges and opportunities   ST. LOUIS (June 23, 2016) – Oilseed producers from around the globe face a variety of challenges as markets and end-user demands continue to evolve. To support a profitable and sustainable soybean industry, U.S.…

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Arkansas Soybean Scholarship Winners Announced

June 6, 2016

Arkansas Soybean Scholarship Winners Announced Promoting agriculture careers to FFA seniors across the state Little Rock, Ark., June 6, 2016 – The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board has awarded scholarships to three students who will be attending Arkansas universities. The recipients were high school seniors and members of the Arkansas Association…

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2016 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest

June 1, 2016

GROW FOR THE GREEN SOYBEAN YIELD CONTEST – entry Deadline August 1, 2016 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 1, 2016) – The Arkansas Soybean Association is pleased to announce the continuation of the Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge. This is the 6th year for the contest and it is…

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Meat and Poultry Exports Ship Profits to U.S. Soybean Farmers

May 10, 2016

Meat and Poultry Exports Ship Profits to U.S. Soybean Farmers  U.S. meat and poultry exports beneficial to soybean farmers now, in the future ST. LOUIS (May 10, 2016) – The importance of poultry and livestock to soybean farmers is well documented. What may not be as well-known are the benefits…

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Arkansas Soybean Farmers Promote Agriculture Careers to FFA Seniors Across the State

April 5, 2016

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 5, 2016 – The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board invites all FFA high school seniors in the state to participate in the 2016 Ag Career Essay Contest. The contest requires students to spend a day on the job with a professional in the agriculture industry. Each student…

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See for Yourself the Checkoff’s Role in the Global Soy Industry

January 26, 2016

See for Yourself the Checkoff’s Role in the Global Soy Industry Farmers can apply now to see results of checkoff investment ST. LOUIS (January 6, 2016) – Meet domestic and international customers, see where soybeans go beyond the elevator and evaluate the work of the soy checkoff. That’s what farmers…

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Arkansas Soybean Association Announces Seminar

January 19, 2016

Little Rock, Ark. (January 18, 2016) –The Arkansas Soybean Association has set Tuesday, January 26, 2016 as the date of their Annual  Business Session and Seminar. The informative seminar and business session will be held at the Grand Prairie Center (2709 U.S. 165) in Stuttgart, Arkansas. Registration will begin at 8:15…

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