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The Nebraska Soybean  Board (NSB) is looking for soybean farmers to fill one of four director positions on the board.    USB is made up of 70 farmer-directors who oversee the investments of the soybean checkoff on behalf of all U.S. soybean farmers.
Any farmer interested in applying needs to meet the following criteria: Be involved in a farming operation that raises soybeans, be a state resident, be at least 21 years of age.
To be considered, farmers must contact Victor Bohuslavsky at the Nebraska Soybean Board office at 402-432-5720, before the March 1 deadline.
The NSB Board of Directors will submit to the U.S. Department of Agriculture a “first preferred choice nominee” and “second preferred choice alternate” for the open position.
The Secretary of Agriculture will make the final appointment.
The chosen individual will begin serving three-year terms in December 2014.
Each individual appointed is eligible to serve a total of three terms.
For more information about the United Soybean Board, visit www.unitedsoybean.org/ #