High-oleic soybeans available to Iowa farmers starting in 2016

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Iowa farmers recently learned that for the first time, high-oleic soybeans will be available to them for the 2016 growing season. High-oleic soybeans are produced with the same agronomic trait and disease packages that farmers expect in others varieties.

The oil produced from high oleic soybeans is stable and provides a solution to expand existing markets and provide new customers to U.S. soybean farmers.

The soy check-off, along with the rest of the soybean industry, is committed to the expansion of high-oleic soybeans and their ability to raise demand for all soybeans.
Processors offer farmers a premium to grow high-oleic soybeans, providing an even higher profit opportunity during times of lower commodity prices.

In Iowa, high-oleic soybeans will be accepted by AGP in Manning, and contracts will be available for the 2016 growing season.

For more information about high oleic soybeans and to find specific delivery locations, visit www.soyinnovation.com or talk to a seed representative, 

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