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Registration open for 2016 Soybean College

By Ryan McGeeney
U of A System Division of Agriculture
July 1, 2016

Fast Facts:

  • One-day event offers hands-on demonstrations
  • Aimed at growers, consultants and industry professionals 

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LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas producers will have the opportunity to learn about the latest research and developments in soybean agriculture at the 2016 Soybean College, scheduled for Aug. 18 at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s Newport Research Station. 

Crop consultants and industry personnel are also encouraged to attend the college, which will display and discuss current research into many of the production challenges facing today’s growers. Participants will hear presentations from Division of Agriculture and industry personnel, and have the opportunity to take part in hands-on demonstrations.  

The college is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. Registration for the 2016 Soybean College will be $75 per person, and can be completed online.

Participants must register online, and no walkup registrations will be accepted the day of the Soybean College. Total participants in the 2016 Soybean College will be capped at 200 participants to keep breakout groups small.  

Participants will receive a complementary sweep net, hand lens, and other items.  Registration fees will not be refunded due to inclement weather.  Lunch will be provided, and CEU will be available.  

To learn more about the 2016 Soybean College, contact Jeremy Ross at or (501)944-0621.


The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.  If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your (insert appropriate office) as soon as possible.  Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.  

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Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126

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