In addition to setting funding priorities, (see Research Funding) the board:
Dr. Roland Kreibich used fragmented soy protein as an admix with phenolic and urea resins to make a usable waterproof wood adhesive.
Full-scale mill trials are underway for the end-jointing of both finish and structural lumber.
USB is testing these adhesives to glue green dimensional lumber end-joints.
The United Soybean Board sponsored the production-based conference, held February 11-13 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Sessions focused on soybean variety selection, outlooks for 1997, insect and pest management, and tillage, as well as retirement planning, time management and market risk management.
During the December meeting of the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board, action was taken to allocate $5,000 to the Cooperative Extension Service to help pay expenses of up to 10 county Extension agents to attend the conference.
PRIORITY I: IMPROVING SOYBEAN PROFITABILITY Funding Level Basic Adaptability, Management, Early Maturing Soybean Production Practices, Variety Selection and Seed Quality Ashlock, Longer and Shumway $46,150 Developing Cost Effective Weed Management Systems Baldwin and Oliver $100,000 Soybean Research Verification Program Ashlock, Klerk, Windham, Brown and Smith $101,798 Soybean Production Under Low-Input Nonirrigated Conditions Keisling, Oliver, Baldwin, Dillion, Ashlock and Purcell $114,758 Weed Interference and Weed Management Oliver $63,441 Development of Rotational Systems to Control Soybean Cyst Nematode Riggs, Robbins, Rupe and Parsch $80,000 Adaptability of the Soybean Plant to Arkansas' Environments; Stress Tolerance and Avoidance Ashlock, Purcell, Rupe and Sabbe $36,443 Variety Testing for Disease Resistance Riggs, Robbins and Rupe $59,758 Field Screening of New Soybean Cultivars for Performance against Stem Canker, Sudden Death Syndrome, Phytophthora and other Economic Diseases Kirkpatrick and Tompkins $29,595 Improving Technology Transfer for Profitable and Sustainable Soybean Production Ashlock, Tacker and Lorenz $92,875 Evaluate the Agronomic and Economic Parameters of Incorpor- ating Very Early Maturing Soybean Varieties into a Doublecrop Wheat Grain and Livestock Grazing System Ashlock, Daniels, Harrison, Tacker and Windham $8,608 Soybean and Rice Rotation Studies to Evaluate Response to Lime, Phosphorus and Zinc Applications Daniels, Robinson, Slaton, Windham, Wilson, Ashlock and Ntamantungiro $27,605 Improvement of Rice and Soybean Production on Soils Adversely Affected by Poor Irrigation Water Wilson, Slaton, Keisling, Miller, Beyrouty, Baker, Muir,Scott and Norman $65,920 Effects of Stressed Soybean Seedlings on Soybean Growth and Yield Mayhew and Longer $6,300 Production of High Quality Seed of Maturity Group IV Soybeans Using Planting Date, Foliar Fungicides, and Phomopsis Seed Decay Resistance Rupe, Kirkpatrick, Longer and Sneller $23,281 Soybean Production Management Alternatives Under Full Flexibility Coats $30,000 Effect of Subsoiling and Related Practices on Heavy Clay Soils Huitink, Tacker, Windham, Ashlock, and Keisling $21,325 Arkansas Soybean Marketing Alternatives, Strategies, and Information Neff and Smith $28,000 Soybean Variety Testing Dombek and Ashlock $16,571 Integration of Resistent Soybeans with a Biological Control Agent for Suppression of the Soybean Cyst Nematode Riggs and Fenn $51,745 Surface Irrigation Alternatives for Irrigated Soybean Management Vories, Tacker, Purcell, Ashlock, Dillon and Oliver $33,342 Effect of Cropping Systems on Soybean Seed Quality and Seed Infecting Fungi Fenn, Rupe and Longer $16,555 Economics of Soybean Production Windham, Dillon and Oriade $75,250 Economic Benefits of Corn in Arkansas Soybean Rotations Stark, Ashlock and Johnson $8,690 S U B T O T A L $1,138,010 PRIORITY AREA II: BASE PROGRAMS Breeding Improved Cultivars and Germplasm Sneller, Riggs and Rupe $91,415 Molecular Markers in Soybean Germplasm and Variety Development Sneller $62,400 Weed Biology/Ecology Oliver $24,713 The Relationship of the Environment to Sudden Death Syndrome and Stem Canker Rupe, Robbins and Purcell $47,670 New Carbon Adsorbents from Soy Hulls for the Chemical, Food and Water Purification Industries Proctor $38,099 Creating New Consumer Products from Soy Lecithin for the Food, Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Industries Proctor $41,000 Soybean Drought Tolerance Research Purcell, Sneller and Vories $63,622 Soybean Adaptation to Restrictive Soil Environments Widick, Muir and Sneller $41,520 S U B T O T A L $410,439 PRIORITY III: NEW AND INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS Value-Added Novel Products from Modified Soy Proteins - Biodegradable Films Hettiarachchy, Kalapathy and Wailes $39,057 Novel Soy Protein Peptides as Vehicles to Deliver Iron in Food Fortification Hettiarachchy, Kalapathy and Kegley $36,781 S U B T O T A L $75,838 G R A N D T O T A L $1,624,287
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Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board
Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board
ATTN: Ewell Welch
P.O. Box 31
Little Rock, AR 72203-0031