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Commodity Boards

Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board
Aims to improve soybean production profits in Arkansas and to distribute funds for research and extension projects.


Commodity Futures Trading Commission
An independent agency that regulates commodity futures and option markets in the United States. Protects market participants against manipulation, abusive trade practices, and fraud.


Farm and Commodity Policy: USDA Briefing Room
Includes latest publications, readings, resources, and links about commodities.


Illinois Soybean Association and Illinois Soybean Checkoff Board
Provides news, links, recipes, organizations, updates, biotech information, and government legislation issues; administers funds for research, education, and promotion.


Indiana Soybean Board
Conducts soybean promotion, research, provides consumer information, producer information, industry information programs, and market development activities.


Iowa Soybean Association and Promotion Board
Promotes soybean production through public policy and expanding markets; works to maximize the profitability of Iowa soybean producers by investing and administering checkoff funds in research, market development and education activities.


Kansas Soybean Commission and Association
Directs the investment of soybean checkoff dollars in international and domestic marketing programs, research projects, and education & technology transfer programs; assures profitable soybean farming by monitoring government policies and supporting research and market development activities.


Kentucky Soybean Board & Kentucky Soybean Association
Provides resources on soybean production, research, marketing, policies, new uses, and soyfoods; administers checkoff funds for promotion, research, and education.


Maryland Soybean Board
Aims to provide leadership in the regional soybean industry, evaluate activities and opportunities, and to provide research, promotion, education, and communication for Maryland soybean producers.


Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee
Invests grower checkoff funds in research, education, and promotional activities to maximize profitability of soybean growers.


Minnesota Soybean
Includes market updates, recipes and health information, biodiesel and biotechnology information, and production and research links; includes both the Growers Association and the Promotion and Research Council.


Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board
Provides news, statistics, production information, regional practices, markets, soybean products, and additional links; monitors funds for promotion, research, and education.


Missouri Soybean Programs Office
Includes the Merchandising Council and the Soybean Association; represents interests specific to the Missouri soybean producer through legislative advocacy, influencing public policy, and promotion.


Nebraska Soybean Board
Provides for research and promotion of soybeans in an effort to increase the profitability of Nebraska soybean producers.


North Carolina Soybean Producers Association
Provides newsletter, calendar of events, research, kids' page, and an overview of checkoff and non-checkoff activities.


North Dakota Soybean Council
Information on research, biodiesel, news, links, and annual reports; a non-profit checkoff board that helps promote, educate, and research soybean production issues.


Ohio Soybean Council


Ontario Soybean Growers


South Carolina Soybean Board


Tennessee Soybean Board


United Soybean Board


Virginia Soybean Association


Wisconsin Soybean Program




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