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Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council

734 S Country Club Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65109

Top Things for Farmers to Know About Checkoff Dollars Invested in Research

Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council (MSMC)-funded projects answer questions and problems that are directly for the benefit of Missouri soybean farmers. Decisions regarding research projects are guided by Missouri soybean farmers.

FY20/21
Current fiscal year checkoff investment in research
$2,400,000
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Top Research Funding Areas
  • Educational Projects involving Agronomic Practices to Control Problem Weeds, Support Soil Health, and Manage Cover Crops and Pests
  • Demand Creation through New Uses Including Feeding Trials, Food Use and Biodiesel Fuel
  • Soybean Breeding and Basic Research for the High-Oleic Soybean Brand SOYLEIC™, as well as Varieties and Traits to Mitigate Risks from Drought, Flood, Soybean Cyst Nematode and Others

 

Top Areas of Research Critical to the Future of Missouri's Soybean Production
  • Increasing Demand for SOYLEIC™ Soybeans
  • Creating New Uses That Can Build Demand
  • Reducing Risk from Weather Extremes and Troublesome Soybean Pests
Recent Innovative Research Projects
  • Controlling Problem Weeds Through Electrocution and Weed Seed Destruction
  • Expanding Range of SOYLEIC™ High Oleic Soybeans
  • Using Soybean Oil in Explosives

One of Our Biggest Success Stories as a Result of Research

The biodiesel industry has its roots in Missouri, and biodiesel has contributed significantly to soybean demand. MSMC was an early investor in biodiesel research at the University of Missouri, supporting ground-breaking work by Leon Schumacher in the early 1990s. MSMC played a big part in establishing the biodiesel market and continues to fund its research today.

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Top Research Funding Areas
  • Educational Projects involving Agronomic Practices to Control Problem Weeds, Support Soil Health, and Manage Cover Crops and Pests
  • Demand Creation through New Uses Including Feeding Trials, Food Use and Biodiesel Fuel
  • Soybean Breeding and Basic Research for the High-Oleic Soybean Brand SOYLEIC™, as well as Varieties and Traits to Mitigate Risks from Drought, Flood, Soybean Cyst Nematode and Others

 

Top Areas Of Research Critical To The Future Of Missouri's Soybean Production
  • Increasing Demand for SOYLEIC™ Soybeans
  • Creating New Uses That Can Build Demand
  • Reducing Risk from Weather Extremes and Troublesome Soybean Pests
Recent Innovative Research Projects
  • Controlling Problem Weeds Through Electrocution and Weed Seed Destruction
  • Expanding Range of SOYLEIC™ High Oleic Soybeans
  • Using Soybean Oil in Explosives

One of Our Biggest Success Stories as a Result of Research

The biodiesel industry has its roots in Missouri, and biodiesel has contributed significantly to soybean demand. MSMC was an early investor in biodiesel research at the University of Missouri, supporting ground-breaking work by Leon Schumacher in the early 1990s. MSMC played a big part in establishing the biodiesel market and continues to fund its research today.

Highlight Dated: 08/02/2021
Posted on: 08/02/2021
Highlight Dated: 03/15/2021
Posted on: 03/15/2021
Highlight Dated: 12/21/2020
Posted on: 12/21/2020
Highlight Dated: 09/09/2020
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734 S Country Club Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65109