Apply to Serve on the SDSRPC Board of Directors

The SDSRPC board of directors includes farmer-leaders from nine districts.The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC) is the farmer-led organization charged with investing and leveraging checkoff dollars on behalf of South Dakota soybean farmers.

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South Dakota Soybean to Host Producer Shop Talks

South Dakota Soybean will host Producer Shop Talks in area farmer’s shops this year. The events will be held Thursday, March 12th at 10:30 am in the Sioux Falls area and Friday, March 13th at 10:30 am in the Mitchell area.

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SD Soybean Checkoff’s Tim Ostrem Elected to National Biodiesel Governing Board

As a member-driven and member-focused trade association, the National Biodiesel Board welcomed their membership for their annual fall meeting, November 18-20 in Washington D.C. to focus on critical policy initiatives and move the biodiesel industry forward.

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March 20, 2020 Deadline for Soybean Farmers Interested in United Soybean Board Nominations

The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC) is seeking soybean farmers interested in filling one of South Dakota’s four seats with the United Soybean Board (USB), for a three-year term.

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South Dakota Farmers Attend Phase One Signing at White House

Two South Dakota farmers were invited by Governor Kristi Noem to attend the U.S. – China Phase One Trade Agreement signing ceremony in Washington on Wednesday.

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Tjeerdsma, Powell, Bones Awarded at 2019 AgOutlook

The South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council presented their “Visionary Leadership Award” to Lynn Tjeerdsma. The South Dakota Soybean Association presented their “Dedicated and Distinguished Award” to Brad Powell and “Soybean Advocate of the Year Award” to Walt Bones.

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US soy protein supplier targets aquaculture sector with new $45 million facility

The group, backed by a group of agribusiness investors, moves into commercial production after seven years of development work.

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Soy Growers Pleased with Japan Trade Deal News

Washington, D.C. August 26, 2019, The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased with news over the weekend that the Administration has reached an agreement with Japan, a top 10 export market for soybeans.

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U.S. Soy Hosts International Trade Delegations in South Dakota

WHAT: Beginning June 9, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (SDSRPC), will host more than 50 international delegates from over 10 countries on a tour of the upper Midwest to demonstrate one of the biggest advantages of buying U.S. Soy, our transportation system and infrastructure. Five international delegations will represent countries from Southeast Asia, South Korea, Asia Subcontinent, Taiwan and the Americas.

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Increasing domestic demand for our state is a focus of South Dakota Soybean

“South Dakota has so much potential to expand our livestock finishing, aquaculture, biodiesel and processing industries,” explains Jerry Schmitz, SD Soybean Executive Director and Vermillion farmer. “Why not take advantage of the tremendous opportunity to process what we raise locally?”

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