New soybean production website launched


Published: November 17,2010

Tags: agriculture, Internet, soybeans

JACKSON — The Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board (MSPB) announced the launch of a new soybean production resource for the state’s soybean farmers at The new website compiles and centralizes soybean research, reports and resources valuable to Mississippi soybean farmers.

“If a soybean farmer is looking for specific information about growing and managing soybeans in Mississippi, they can now visit,” says Keith Morton, MSPB chairman and a soybean farmer from Falkner. “We’ve gathered soybean information from Mississippi State University and Extension, along with other relevant information, and have organized it all in one easy-to-use website.”

According to Morton, the new website will help ensure that the research and information resulting from checkoff-funded projects gets into the hands of farmers and continues to provide them with opportunities for profit.

MSPB worked with Mississippi State University soybean specialist Trey Koger, Ph.D., to develop the new site. Koger provided input on what valuable resources and information needed to be shared with Mississippi farmers.

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