Entries by Editorial Team

WSA Announcement – AMS Agreement

MADISON, WI – May 2022 Wisconsin Soybean Program Partners with Ag Management Solutions While Search For Executive Director Continues While we grieve the loss of Bob Karls, our long-standing executive director, we also acknowledge that business for the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board and the Wisconsin Soybean Association must continue. Bob and our Board of Directors […]

In Memoriam: Robert Clark Karls

MADISON, WI – It is with a deep sadness that we share that Robert (Bob) Clark Karls, the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Soybean Program, passed away on April 2, 2022. Bob was born on August 18, 1969 to Robert and Jean Karls in Binghamton, New York. Bob’s family moved to Waunakee, Wisconsin when he was […]

U.S. Department of Agriculture Appoints Wisconsin Soybean Farmer to United Soybean Board

MADISON, WI – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the appointment of 17 primary members and four alternates to the United Soybean Board. Among the 17 primary members appointed is Nancy Kavazanjian, a resident of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, and fellow soybean farmer. While her fellow appointees will serve three-year terms, Ms. Kavazanjian will serve a […]

WBA Welcomes The Exploring Biodiesel Regional Seminars

Media Contact: Todd Maahs, (608) 698-1534 or todd@toddmaahs.com MADISON – The Wisconsin Soybean Association is excited to welcome The Exploring Biodiesel Regional Seminars (XBX), hosted by The National Biodiesel Board (NBB). This free event is offered to give valuable insights and opportunities into the integration of low-carbon liquid fuels on a national level for fuel […]

WBA New Board Announced – 2021

Media Contact: Todd Maahs, (608) 698-1534 or todd@toddmaahs.com MADISON – The Wisconsin Soybean Association (WSA) is proud to announce new board member positions for President, Vice President and Treasurer. Steve Trzebiatowski will serve as the new President, Sara Stelter will serve as the new Vice President, and Emily Carolan as the new Treasurer. As board […]

Promoting Supply Chain Diversity: Partnership Announced for Increased Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway Ag Exports

Media Contact: Mike Steenhoek, Executive Director, (515) 727-0665 or msteenhoek@soytransportation.org ANKENY, IOWA – One of the widely-acknowledged cardinal rules of supply chain management is to avoid putting too many eggs in one basket. When a shipper can access a variety of transportation modes and providers, the more competitive that shipper will often be in serving […]

Wisconsin Soybean Farmers Help City of Madison to Grow Sustainable Vehicle Fleet

Media Contact: Todd Maahs, Communications Director, todd@toddmaahs.com  MADISON – The Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) and the National Biodiesel Board today announced the investment of funds to help the City of Madison retrofit 20 Fleet Service vehicles to run nearly 100 percent on biodiesel fuel. Economic and environmental benefits of this investment will include reduced […]

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Releases COVID-19 Response Report

Media Contact: Grace Atherton, Communications Director, grace.atherton@wisconsin.gov MADISON — On January 14th, 2021, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) released a report summarizing its efforts in partnership with the state’s agricultural industry to respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. These efforts include: Distribution of nearly $80 million in emergency […]