By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
USDA to conduct soybean referendum for producers
Placeholder Image
MONROE - The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it will offer soybean producers the opportunity to request a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research Order, as authorized under the Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act.Producers must certify and provide documentation that shows that they produced soybeans and paid an assessment on the soybeans during the period of Jan. 1, 2007, through Dec. 31, 2008. Producers may obtain a form by mail, fax, or in person from the local FSA county offices through May 29. Forms may also be obtained at www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketingprograms during the same time period.