Kirk Leeds poses for a photo.

New uses for soybeans have been on the minds of growers for a century. Henry Ford's research into uses for soybeans led the way and now researchers are looking into bolder ways to use homegrown soybeans.

The pursuit of new uses for soybeans

February 3, 2021

Every soybean farmers knows that longterm success of the industry relies on consistent demand. ISA works to expand markets both at home and abroad to help ensure this critical component to soybean sucess. ISA CEO Kirk Leeds shares some of the novel ways research has allowed for new soybean uses, stemming back to the days of Henry Ford. This segment of "The State of Soy" highlights the importance of innovative domestic markets for U.S. soy.


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