Soybean Leadership College


Announcing the 2016 Soybean Leadership College!

Jan. 5 – 7, 2016

Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa

Orlando, Fla. 

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.

2016 Soybean Leadership College will feature sessions on:

  • “Agricultural Trends – the Big Picture for Our Big Future” – Jayson Lusk, Ph.D., Regents Professor and Willard Sparks Endowed Chair in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University
  • “Trusting Science- Conflicting Views and their Impact on Agriculture” – Kevin Folta, Ph.D., Professor University of Florida
  • “Telling Your Story” – Shane Meeker, Chief Storyteller and Company Historian, Proctor & Gamble
  • “Building Attitude Survival Kits: Making the Best of a Challenge in Ag” – David Overkund

Click here to see an agenda! 

Click here to register for Soybean Leadership College 2016

Be sure to check back frequently for program updates and information

logo-SLCDesigned 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.

ASA thanks the following corporate partners, national checkoff and state QSSB organizations for sponsoring the 2016 Soybean Leadership College:

National Checkoff Sponsor

United Soybean Board

Corporate Partners:







State QSSB Sponsors

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

Click here to see photos and here for information from the 2015 ASA Soybean Leadership College held Jan. 6-8, 2015 in St. Louis!  


Session Descriptions

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Speaker Bios

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Location Information

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