University of Minnesota Extension Soybean Agronomist Seth Naeve was able to combine three consecutive soybean trade missions to Southeast Asia in February. The goal is to promote soybeans from the Northern Plains. “There’s been a fixation on protein as the ultimate measure for quality and protein is really just a measure of nitrogen content,” Naeve is educating international buyers about the importance of amino acid profiles. Naeve is working with Northern Soy Marketing, which is a farmer leader board developed by the soybean checkoff organizations from North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska.
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