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‘See for Yourself’ Program Allows Farmers to Provide Feedback on Checkoff

ST. LOUIS (Sept. 4, 2013) – From the use of high-quality soy meal for animals around the world to soy oil for human consumption, soybean farmers from around the United States learned about some of the many ways customers use U.S. soybeans during the United Soybean Board’s (USB) 2013 See for Yourself program. “The farmers(…)

Smithsonian Seeks Farmers’ Stories for New Exhibition

No one knows how much agriculture has evolved and transformed over time better than America’s farmers. That’s why the Smithsonian National Museum of American History is seeking farmers’ help in telling stories of the innovation and experiences of farming and ranching across the United States. Farmers are invited to share their personal stories about the(…)

Checkoff Partnerships Arm Farmers with Tools to Battle Weeds

ST. LOUIS (July 2, 2013) – Right now, the International Survey of Herbicide Resistant Weeds says as many as 143 different species of weeds that stubbornly refuse to succumb to herbicides are growing in the United States. Worse yet, they’re spreading. These weeds are invading not only neighboring farms, but also the next county, state(…)