January 2023

January 5, 2023


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On the Cover
Bre Wagner serves as the president of the Iowa Ag Literacy Foundation (IALF), which helps teach Iowa youth about the breadth and global significance of agriculture. Wagner is also the Producer Services Manager for the Iowa Soybean Association.

Executive Insights: 2023 and the 'Four Cs'
Before the issues and events of 2023 envelop us, it is wise to celebrate recent achievements.
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Policy Update: Setting the table
Advocacy, like life, is all about how you help people understand and make them feel.
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Fresh perspectives
We’ve asked seven leaders associated with various agriculture groups in the state to weigh in on events of 2022 that will have an impact in 2023 and what they are most looking forward to in the new year.
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Iowa Soybean Farmers Appointed to United Soybean Board
The USDA has appointed two Iowa soybean farmers to serve as directors on the United Soybean Board. Robb Ewoldt of Davenport and Brent Renner of Klemme will join the board of 77 farmer directors.
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Soy checkoff supports research to expand meal export infrastructure
USB will invest $400,000 in the research, analysis and design costs of the Port of Grays Harbor Expansion to bolster international trade.
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Two in One: Relay crop trial results
Russ Olson wrapped up his fourth year of participating in relay cropping trials. The cropping trials are a part of RC&D’s Multi-Cropping Iowa project.
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Checkoff investment furthers ISRC research
Like the work conducted at ISA, farmers have a seat at the table when it comes to identifying and making funding decisions on research that furthers soybean production and protection.
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Meet the Director: Dave Walton
Q&A with an Iowa Soybean Association farmer-director.
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Developing a game plan for success
ISA will show how it is “Driven to Deliver” during the upcoming Innovation to Profit Conference.
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Soybean processing growth is crushing it
The soybean processing industry intends to significantly grow over the next few years. This change will open up more domestic opportunities for soybean consumption.
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Rural Route 2: The way the cookie crumbles
In this issue of the Iowa Soybean Review, enjoy the perspectives of seven individuals involved in the ag industry in Iowa.
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