Hear from U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue during the General Session at Commodity Classic this year. Perdue is expected to share his vision for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) including his thoughts on a new Farm Bill, international trade, rural development and the role of agriculture in America’s food security and economic vitality. ow.ly/xlTK30irT5F U.S. Department of Agriculture
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The American Soybean Association announced today the selection of Ryan Findlay as its new Chief Executive Officer. Findlay replaces Stephen Censky, who left ASA in October of 2017 after confirmation by the U.S. Senate as Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. ow.ly/XNN730imekB
A mandatory training is now required for growers using dicamba or auxin-type products in their fields. Training is offered by each of the registering companies and several states. Click here for more info: ow.ly/lcRD30ij1w5
The demand outlook for soy/soy products continues to grow, with U.S. soybean acreage projected to outpace corn moving forward. Read ASA's American Soybean magazine winter cover story for more info: ow.ly/fvDu30id6U7
Soybeans are big business in Tennessee. It's the state's top crop bringing in about $702.5 million in cash receipts each year.
The TN Soybean Promotion Council convenes in Pigeon Forge each January for its annual research meetings. They hear presentations on cutting-edge research from agriculture non-profits, state universities, and federal partners. The purpose is to continue the advancement of Tennessee's soybean industry.
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