USDA Announces United Soybean Board Appointments
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue recently announced the appointment of 16 members to serve on the United Soybean Board, including Grantsboro, N.C. farmer Derek Potter. Potter has served on the United Soybean Board for the past two years, filling a vacated seat. Also serving on the United Soybean Board is Jacob Parker of Columbia, N.C. who continues his third term. The board is authorized by the Soybean Promotion, Research (SPARC) and Information Act and is composed of 73 members representing 29 states and Eastern and Western regions. Members must be soybean producers nominated by a qualified state soybean board. Thanks to Derek and Jacob for their service on the board and representation of North Carolina soybean growers!