soybean http://kbia.org en Leaders out at Mo. soybean group http://kbia.org/post/leaders-out-mo-soybean-group <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two longtime leaders of the&nbsp;Missouri&nbsp;Soybean Association are out of jobs as part of a shakeup at the prominent agricultural group.</span></p><p>The changes come after an audit of how the&nbsp;Missouri&nbsp;Soybean Merchandising Council managed millions of dollars collected annually from farmers for marketing and research on soybeans.</p><p>Longtime Executive Director Dale Ludwig and Field Services Manager J.P. Dunn both resigned under pressure Dec. 19. They deny any wrongdoing.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 21:18:33 +0000 Associated Press 46177 at http://kbia.org Leaders out at Mo. soybean group Scientists in the Corn Belt make great strides in soybean science http://kbia.org/post/scientists-corn-belt-make-great-strides-soybean-science <p></p><p></p><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture <a href="http://usda01.library.cornell.edu/usda/current/wasde/wasde-07-11-2013.pdf">predicts the nation’s farmers </a>will deliver a record 3.42 billion bushels of soybeans this year. The <a href="http://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/crops/soybeans-oil-crops.aspx#.Ue7Vz42shcY">USDA is also forecasting</a> that this year for the first time Brazil will overtake the United States as the world’s leading producer of soybeans. That means the pressure is on American soybean farmers like Brian Flatt, 41, to eke out even more soybeans from his fields. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 19:47:41 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 37799 at http://kbia.org Scientists in the Corn Belt make great strides in soybean science Scientists make gains in soybean science, hospitals use medicinal leeches http://kbia.org/post/scientists-make-gains-soybean-science-hospitals-use-medicinal-leeches <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's show, we'll hear about a recent breakthrough in soybean science, and learn about the use of medicinal leeches in one Missouri hospital.</span></p></div><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 22:47:50 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 37744 at http://kbia.org Scientists make gains in soybean science, hospitals use medicinal leeches