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Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board
http://www.arspb.org/
Aims to improve soybean production profits in Arkansas and to distribute funds for research and extension projects.

 

Commodity Futures Trading Commission
http://www.cftc.gov/cftc/cftchome.htm
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
http://www.ers.usda.gov/briefing/FarmPolicy/
Includes latest publications, readings, resources, and links about commodities.

 

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

 

Indiana Soybean Board
http://www.indianasoybeanboard.com/
Conducts soybean promotion, research, provides consumer information, producer information, industry information programs, and market development activities.

 

Iowa Soybean Association and Promotion Board
http://www.iasoybeans.com/
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
http://www.kansassoybeans.com/
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
http://www.kysoy.org/
Provides resources on soybean production, research, marketing, policies, new uses, and soyfoods; administers checkoff funds for promotion, research, and education.

 

Maryland Soybean Board
http://www.mdsoy.com/
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
http://www.michigansoybean.org/
Invests grower checkoff funds in research, education, and promotional activities to maximize profitability of soybean growers.

 

Minnesota Soybean
http://www.mnsoybean.org/
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
http://www.soybeans.msstate.edu/
Provides news, statistics, production information, regional practices, markets, soybean products, and additional links; monitors funds for promotion, research, and education.

 

Missouri Soybean Programs Office
http://www.mosoy.org/
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
http://nesoybeans.unl.edu/
Provides for research and promotion of soybeans in an effort to increase the profitability of Nebraska soybean producers.

 

North Carolina Soybean Producers Association
http://www.ncsoy.org/
Provides newsletter, calendar of events, research, kids' page, and an overview of checkoff and non-checkoff activities.

 

North Dakota Soybean Council
http://www.ndsoybean.org/
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
http://www.soyohio.org/

 

Ontario Soybean Growers
http://www.soybean.on.ca/

 

South Carolina Soybean Board
http://www.scsoybeans.org/

 

Tennessee Soybean Board
http://www.ag.uiuc.edu/~tn-qssb/

 

United Soybean Board
http://www.unitedsoybean.org/

 

Virginia Soybean Association
http://www.vasoybean.org/

 

Wisconsin Soybean Program
http://www.wisoybean.org/

 


 

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