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The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council is seeking soybean farmers interested in filling one of South Dakota's four seats with the United Soybean Board.

The United Soybean Board is composed of 78 farmer-leaders who oversee the investments of the soybean checkoff.

Eligible candidates are South Dakota residents age 21 or over who are involved in a farming operation that raises soybeans.

To apply, submit A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) background information form to the South Dakota Soybean office before March 20. o obtain this form, contact Becky Cypher at 605-330-9942.

State research and promotion council members will submit their first and second choice nominees to USDA, and the secretary of agriculture makes the final appointment.

The member will serve a three-year term beginning in December, and will be eligible to serve a total three consecutive terms.

For more information about the United Soybean Board, visit

South Dakota farmer sought for United Soybean Board

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