Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Pod to Plate Tour October 14 October 8th, 2013

Date: October 8, 2013
Media Contact: 
Linda Funk
Flavorful Insight, 515-491-8636

Interviews & photos
available upon request.

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Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Pod to Plate Tour October 14


Who: All available for interviews:

Dr. Mark Messina, PhD, MS., Executive Director, Soy Nutrition Institute and President, Nutrition Matters, Inc.

Allan Arndt, Co-owner, Beef and Crop Farmer, Arndt Farms

William MacFarlane, Owner and President, MacFarlane Pheasants

Bo DeLong, Vice President of Grain Operations, The DeLong Company

Linda Funk, Executive Director, The Soyfoods Council

When: Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.        Arndt Farms, soybean, vegetable grower and beef farm, 5215 S. Read Road, Janesville, WI 53546

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.      MacFarlane Pheasants Farm, America’s largest pheasant farm, 2521 U.S. 51, Janesville, WI 53546

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.           Pheasant & Soyfoods Lunch, Janesville Country Club, and nutrition research of soy protein.

2:30  – 4 p.m.                The DeLong Company, elevator, exporter and processor, 601 Delco Drive, Clinton, WI 53525

What: This all-day tour provides foodservice and grocery professionals, dietitians and culinary students a firsthand understanding of the importance of the soybean and livestock value chain in Wisconsin. The tour will show how soybeans grow in farm fields, are utilized as feed for livestock and poultry operations, and food for human consumption.

AboutWisconsin Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) is a grassroots, farmer-led organization that leads efforts in soybean research and the expansion of soybean market opportunities. For more information, visit www.wisoybean.org.