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Greenley Research Center playing a vital role in soybean research

Andrew Scaboo has led the Northern Missouri Soybean Breeding Program since he joined the University of Missouri as a senior research scientist in 2012. Now an assistant research professor, Scaboo continues to dedicate his time to the breeding program, which focuses on variety development, testing and release. Scaboo conducts yield testing at six locations throughout Missouri, including the Greenley Research…

‘Mr. Soybean’ Named First Inductee into Soybean Hall of Fame

Norborne farmer Don Heil led the way for checkoff 

Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame inducted its first member, a Norborne farmer known as “Mr. Soybean,” into the Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame on April 5. The late Donald W. Heil, a lifelong farmer in the Missouri River bottoms of Carroll County, earned honors as an international promoter of soybeans, said Bill Wiebold, University of Missouri Extension soybean specialist. Wiebold,…

Soybean Hero

Henry Nguyen elected as AAAS fellow

Henry Nguyen, director of the National Center for Soybean Biotechnology at the University of Missouri, was recently elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Nguyen was honored for his distinguished research contributions in plant genetics and genomics, and his leadership in plant abiotic stress, most notably in drought tolerance. AAAS fellows are elected annually for…