Weekly Radio Report

Mark Caspers, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board member from Auburn was recently elected back on the Nebraska Soybean Board. Mark talks about exciting opportunities for the soybean industry.

Kris Bousquet, Director of Livestock Development with Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN) gives an update on recent developments and potential growth of animal agriculture in Nebraska.

Jenny Rees, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Educator reviews this year's on-farm research and a harvest update from her area.

Brent Steinhoff, farmer and former board member of the Nebraska Soybean Board reflects on his term on the board. Brent served a three-year term and decided not to seek re-election. From serving on various committees to serving as NSB treasurer and previously secretary, we want to thank Brent for his commitment and service to the soybean industry.

Jason Penke, farmer and Nebraska Soybean Board district director from Craig shares some takeaways from a recent trade mission to Egypt. Penke joined the Soy Excellence Center (SEC) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Advisory Council (RAC) for the QSSB trade mission.

John Hinners, senior vice president of industry relations for the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) reviews a recent trade mission to Japan and South Korea. The USMEF Heartland Team visited a beef processing plant, various retail sites and the headquarters of a leading hamburger chain.

Mac Marshall, vice president of market intelligence for the United Soybean Board talks about a study showing the impact the soy industry has on the U.S. economy. The total economic impact on the U.S. economy from the soybean sector averaged $124 billion, including $85.7 billion from soy production and $9.8 billion from soybean processing.

Dylan Mangel, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln plant pathologist has an update on conditions and some things to watch for in your soybean fields.

Wesley Wach, demand and utilization coordinator for the Nebraska Soybean Board reviews last week's Soy Connext event last week in New York City. The event catalyzed connections between international customers of U.S. Soy from the animal protein, aquaculture, animal nutrition, edible oil, soy foods, and commodity trading sectors, with U.S. Soy farmers and industry.

Nebraska soybean farmers face important issues in the field and market. Listen to the Nebraska Soybean Board Weekly Radio Report to keep up with the latest in soybean programs, news from the field and interviews from your district representatives on the Nebraska Soybean Board.

The weekly, two-minute program updates soybean farmers about current events and projects supported with Nebraska soybean checkoff dollars.
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