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 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 14, 2016) — Indiana soybean farmers are encouraged to apply to attend American Soybean Association’s Soybean Leadership College. The college will be Jan. 10-12, 2017 in St. Louis, and applications are due Nov. 30.


Founded in 2001, the American Soybean Association’s Soybean Leadership College provides current and future agricultural industry leaders with training to effectively promote the soybean industry, communicate key soybean and farming messages and work expand markets for U.S. soybeans.


“The ASA Soybean Leadership College is a great opportunity for individuals who are passionate about our industry and want to play a role in leading it,” said ISA Chairman Joe Steinkamp of Evansville, Ind. “We need farmers who are ready to lead on the local, state and national levels. This program provides an easy way to grow those leadership skills, and we are pleased to be able to support Indiana soybean farmers interested in pursuing this opportunity.”


This two-day training program is for soybean farmers currently serving or wishing to get involved in the following organizations: Indiana Soybean Alliance, American Soybean Association, United Soybean Board and United State Soybean Export Council. For more information about the program, visit:


Limited scholarships covering most costs are available through Indiana soybean checkoff organization.


To apply for the program, visit, download the application and return to Chris Weldon ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) by Nov. 30.




Contact: Megan Kuhn, Indiana Soybean Alliance, 317-614-0377 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


The Indiana Soybean Alliance works to enhance the viability of Indiana soybean farmers through the effective and efficient investment of soybean checkoff funds and the development of sound policies that protect and promote the interest of Indiana soybean farmers. The ISA is working to build new markets for soybeans through the promotion of biodiesel, livestock, grain marketing, aquaculture, new soybean uses, and research. ISA is led by an elected farmer board that directs investments of the soybean checkoff funds on behalf of more than 28,000 Indiana soybean farmers and promotes policies on behalf of the ISA’s 800 dues-paying members. Visit for more information.


This communication was funded with soybean checkoff dollars.

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