Articles & Press Releases

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Sep 1, 2022

September 1, 2022

North Platte Chamber & Development Announces Pursuit of Soybean Crush Plant

The North Platte Chamber & Development Corporation (the Chamber) has announced its pursuit of a soybean processing plant to anchor its newly developing industrial rail park.   The 300-acre industrial rail park is located eight miles west of North Platte, near Hershey. Over three years of planning with Union Pacific Railroad, the Nebraska Legislature, Lincoln County Commissioners, the Village of Hershey, the City of North Platte, Greenbrier Rail Services, various utility partners and…

Aug 30, 2022

August 30, 2022

Soybean Oil Paves the Way for Dust Control and Road Stabilization at Husker Harvest Days

The Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) sponsored an application of DustLock™ surrounding the Husker Harvest Days site. The soy-based product works to improve dust control and assist with road stabilization on heavily trafficked gravel or recycled asphalt roads. The product was applied on August 17 to nearly three miles of gravel roads surrounding Husker Harvest Days.   The world’s largest totally irrigated farm show paved the interior streets in 2018 but is still surrounded by gravel…

July 26, 2022

Nebraska Soybean Farmer Participates in Indonesia Conference

The future of soy in Southeast Asia is a hot topic and was the focus of the recent annual Asia Soy Excellence and Protein Summit held June 21-22 in Bali, Indonesia held and organized by USSEC and U.S. Soy industry partners.   Stakeholders from regional soy food and beverage industries convened for the annual 2-day event along with senior food science and nutrition managers, leaders in R&D and quality assurance, health professionals, and university and government officials.   Dialogues…

July 20, 2022

Immersive Demonstrations Planned for Nebraska Soybean Management Field Days August 9-12

The 2022 Soybean Management Field Days are set for August 9-12. This year’s field days feature more demonstration-based presentations and added opportunities for interactive discussion. Growers will also have opportunities to get questions answered.     The field days bring research-based information to growers to improve soybean profitability. Local and global issues that are important to farmers will also be addressed. Attendees will learn about the various Nebraska Soybean Board…

Jul 12, 2022

July 12, 2022

Wach Joins Nebraska Soybean Board as Demand and Utilization Coordinator

The Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) is pleased to announce the hiring of Wesley Wach as demand and utilization coordinator.   In his position, Wach will handle the development of the demand and utilization programs that NSB invests the checkoff into each year. The goal of those specific programs is to ensure that Nebraska soybeans are preferred as a food, feed, fuel and industrial input source. This role is integral in building and sustaining soybean demand while looking at new opportunities…

June 15, 2022

Nebraska Soybean Board to Meet

The Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) will hold its next meeting on June 29-30, 2022 at the Divot’s Conference Center located at 4200 West Norfolk Avenue, Norfolk, Nebraska.   Among conducting regular board business, the Board will review FY23 proposals and other new opportunities. The meeting is open to the public and will provide an opportunity for public discussion. The complete agenda for the meeting is available for inspection on the Nebraska Soybean Board website at…

May 12, 2022

May 12, 2022

Nebraska Soybean Board Hosts its First ASA/WISHH International Trade Team

What: Soyfood company leaders from Sri Lanka and Ghana will participate in the first Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB)-hosted trade team with the American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (ASA/WISHH). To provide insight into the quality of U.S. soy and new ways to use soy, the four Asian and one West African food company representatives will tour NSB Chairman Doug Saathoff’s farm at Trumbull and an Ag Processing Inc. processing plant before participating…

May 2, 2022

NSB Accepting Applications for Research & Extension Coordinator

Description The Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) is a nonprofit organization based in Lincoln, Nebraska. The soybean checkoff program was created as a part of the 1990 Farm Bill in order to maximize profit opportunities for soybean farmers. NSB staff is tasked with carrying out projects passed by the nine members of the board in the areas of communications, domestic marketing, education, international marketing, and research. The mission of the Nebraska Soybean Board is growing value for Nebraska…