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Farm Progress America, August 5, 2020

Max Armstrong shares more history from the American Soybean Association including when the checkoff started

Max Armstrong shares details of the celebration of the American Soybean Association 100th anniversary event. Max offers more history including the start of soybean oil trading. In 1946 this new product started trading on the market. The checkoff started in 1948, which funds a broad scope of activities. That checkoff was originally called a voluntary investment program.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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