Soybean Leadership College

Announcing the 2017 Soybean Leadership College!

Jan. 10 – 12, 2017

Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet

St. Louis, Missouri

Founded in 2001, Soybean Leadership College provides current and future agricultural industry leaders with training to effectively promote the soybean industry communicate key agricultural messages and work to expand U.S. soybean market opportunities domestically and internationally.

In addition to providing a forward-looking educational experience, Soybean Leadership College fosters networking between growers from across the country, encouraging collaboration, which in turn increases the effectiveness of soybean growers at the local, regional and national level.


2017 Soybean Leadership College will feature sessions on: 

  • “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” – Finding Shared Values to Connect with Consumers
    • Ally Perry, The Center for Food Integrity
  • The Buzz: Soybean Sustainability and the Importance of Bees and Butterflies
  • Checking Vital Signs of the Ag Economy and Managing Your Risk

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Be sure to check back frequently for program updates and information

Designed for current and future leaders of the American Soybean Association (ASA), United Soybean Board (USB), United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC), Qualified State Soybean Boards (QSSBs) and University Students, the program offers something for everyone.


During the soundtrack portion of trivia, Soybean Leadership College attendees sing along and dance to the song “Shout” in 2015.

Register for the 2017 Soybean Leadership College by clicking here.

ASA thanks the following corporate partners and state QSSB organizations for sponsoring the 2017 Soybean Leadership College:

Corporate Partners:

  • BASF
  • Bayer Crop Science
  • Farm Credit

State QSSB Sponsors:

• Delaware Soybean Board
• Illinois Soybean Association
• Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Iowa Soybean Association
• Kansas Soybean Commission
• Kentucky Soybean Boar
• Maryland Soybean Board
• Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council
• Nebraska Soybean Board
• New York Corn and Soybean Association
• North Carolina Soybean Producers Association
• North Dakota Soybean Council
• Ohio Soybean Board
• South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council
• Tennessee Soybean Board
• Virginia Soybean Board

Click here for information from the 2016 ASA Soybean Leadership College held in Orlando, Florida! Click here to see photos of past Soybean Leadership College activities!

Session Descriptions

Information Coming Soon!

Speaker Bios

Information Coming Soon!

Location Information

Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet

St. Louis, Missouri

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