Iowa Soybean Leader Appointed to National Post


Lindsay Greiner of Keota to Serve on United Soybean Board

Ankeny, IA – Keota, Iowa farmer and past Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) President Lindsay Greiner has been newly-appointed to a three-year term on the United Soybean Board (USB).

Seventy-three farmer directors from across the country serve as USB directors. They oversee the proper implementation of soybean checkoff funding supporting research, market development and promotional efforts maximizing profit opportunities for all U.S. soybean farmers.

“It’s an honor to be appointed to serve the soybean farmers of not only Iowa, but the nation,” said Greiner. “I look forward to overseeing and contributing to projects that utilize our checkoff investment wisely.”

Greiner was appointed by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and will be sworn in during USB’s December meeting held in St. Louis.

“My experience as ISA President has shown me the many valuable ways checkoff funds serve the farmer,” he said. “It is a privilege to continue that effort and momentum on the national level. I look forward to seeing a host of new soybean uses to help with demand during these challenging economic times.”

Greiner was elected to the ISA board in 2015, serving as president in 2018. . He raises soybeans, corn and hogs.

Funded by the soybean checkoff

The Iowa Soybean Association ( develops policies and programs that help Iowa’s more than 40,000 soybean farmers expand profit opportunities while promoting environmentally sensitive production using the soybean checkoff and other resources. The association was founded in 1964 and is governed by an elected volunteer board of 22 farmers. It strives to be honest and transparent, fact-based and data driven and committed to environmental stewardship, collaborations and partnerships.