Ed Anderson, PhD

Sr. Director of Research


Anderson is responsible for integrating the association’s contracted research programs and managing the Analytics, Environmental Programs and Services and On-Farm Network teams. Anderson also serves as executive director of the North Central Soybean Research Program and collaborates with land grant universities, the United Soybean Board and a variety of soybean and agricultural industry groups to leverage resources to improve environmental performance and enhance the competitiveness of soybean farmers. A native Iowan, this life-long Cardinals fan earned his Ph.D. in molecular plant virology from the University of Missouri.