United Soybean Board position open for Nebraska soybean producers
The Nebraska Soybean Board is seeking candidates to fill a United Soybean Board Member position. If you are an interested soybean farmer please contact the NSB office.
USB is made up of 69 farmer-directors who oversee the investments of the soybean checkoff on behalf of all U.S. soybean farmers. Checkoff funds are invested in the areas of animal utilization, human utilization, industrial utilization, industry relations, market access and supply.
As stipulated in the Soybean Promotion, Research and Consumer Information Act, USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service has oversight responsibilities for USB and the soybean checkoff.
USB Members receive no compensation but are reimbursed for expenses incurred while carrying out Board business. USB Directors serve three-year terms.
This position is open to all soybean farmers in Nebraska. NSB will nominate two candidates and the appointment will be made by the USDA Secretary of Agriculture. The USDA has a policy that membership on USDA boards and committees is open to all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation and marital or family status.
Anyone interested in applying needs to meet the following criteria:
1. Be involved in a farming operation that raises soybeans;
2. Be a resident of Nebraska; and
3. Be at least 21 years of age.
For more information please contact Victor Bohuslavsky at 402-432-5720 before the March 1 deadline.