Missouri Soybeans dedicated their new offices and gathering space this (Thursday) morning in Jefferson City, inviting the public to tour their Center for Soy Innovation. Governor Mike Parson joined in the dedication ceremony, expressing the need to pursue new breakthroughs in agriculture.
Parson added that educating consumers of the many products made from soybeans is important to supporting the state’s largest cash crop.
During his remarks, the governor invited five members of the Columbia FFA chapter to the stage, stating that the new center was important to promoting the future of Missouri agriculture. A full house of state, ag and local leaders took part in the ribbon cutting while enjoying donuts fried in high oleic soy oil.
The Center for Soy Innovation is located in Jefferson City on South Country Club Boulevard, just south of Highway 50.