Ed Anderson, PhD

Sr. Director of Research


Anderson is responsible for integrating the association’s contracted research programs and managing the ISA Research Center for Farming Innovation (RCFI). 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 enhance the competitiveness of soybean farmers. A native Iowan, this life-long Cardinals fan earned his Ph.D. in molecular plant virology - plant pathology from the University of Missouri.