November 2021

November 1, 2021


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In this issue...

On the Cover
Iowa Soybean Association District 8 Director Warren Bachman celebrates his 60th harvest and looks to his past with gratitude.

Executive Insights: The Courage to Live Vertically
"Living vertically" to ensure the industry's continued growth and prosperity.
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Details Matter in Estate Tax Debate
Changes to capital gains taxation have been sparking debates.
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Covid-19 Kinks Supply Chain
The world's supply chain was hit by the perfect storm of events and agricultural exports are feeling the pressures.
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A Diamond Anniversary
ISA director Warren Bachman celebrates his 60th harvest and looks back on his journey in farming.
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Sailing is Believing
The Iowa Soybean Association hosted farmer leaders and staff for an 83-mile journey of the Mississippi to learn about the economic and ecological importance of the river on Iowa agriculture.
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Rivers: Not Just for Exports
The importance of utilizing inland waterways both outbound and inbound.
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Soy Spotlight
Soy packs a powerful protein punch, which makes it a preferred choice for livestock growers domestically and abroad. As meat, poultry and egg sales rise, soy sales are also increased.
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Hen House High-Rises
The chicken coop has changed. Today's cage-free egg laying farms not only look different from the outside but on the inside, too. 
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The Last Word: Rainy Day Musings
Iowa Soybean Review editor, Ann Clinton, shares some rainy day thoughts and talks about what it's store for next year.
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