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Member Associations


United Soybean Board

Success for soybean farmers in today’s market takes more than just a good harvest. Increasing demand for soybeans is an essential part of the equation. The soybean checkoff helps facilitate market growth and creation by funding and directing marketing, research and commercialization programs. By building demand both at home and abroad, the soybean checkoff helps ensure a strong and profitable future for U.S. soybean farmers.

Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council

The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council directs the investment of checkoff dollars to increase profitability for Minnesota soybean farmers. Explore our site to learn more about how the MSR&PC and the checkoff work for you.

Minnesota Soybean Growers Association

From the Farm Bill in Washington, D.C., to the Minnesota B10 mandate, the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association advocates on behalf of soybean farmers to ensure their freedom to operate is protected, and their profitability will thrive. Explore our site to learn more about how the MSGA works for you.

University of Minnesota Extension

The University of Minnesota Extension soybean team brings university research to industry professionals to improve seed quality and prevent the spread of soybean pests and diseases in Minnesota.

Iowa Soybean Association

The Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) develops policies and programs that help farmers expand profit opportunities while promoting environmentally sensitive production using the soybean checkoff and other resources. The Association is governed by an elected board of 21 volunteer farmers and serves more than 11,000 members throughout the state.

National Oilseed Processors Association

Organized as the National Soybean Processors Association (NSPA) in 1929, the Association was renamed August 1, 1989, as the National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA). NOPA now represents oilseed crushers of soybeans, canola, flaxseed, safflower seed and sunflower seed.

National Biodiesel Board

The National Biodiesel Board is the national trade association representing America's first Advanced Biofuel. The group works to create sustainable biodiesel industry growth through education, communication, governmental affairs, technical and quality assurance programs. Serving as the coordinating body for research and development in the US the National Biodiesel Board is comprised of state, national, and international feedstock and feedstock processor organizations, biodiesel suppliers, fuel marketers and distributors, and technology providers.

Iowa State University Extension

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps carry Iowa State’s land-grant mission beyond campus, to be the university that best serves its state. Their core purpose is to engage citizens through research‐based educational programs. We extend the resources of Iowa State University across our state.

Worthington Chamber of Commerce

Worthington's Chamber of Commerce.