Mission Statement:

To enhance opportunities for South Dakota soybean farmers by investing checkoff dollars into marketing, research, education, and promotional initiatives.


To help South Dakota soybean farmers maintain their place among the most productive professionals in the world while helping develop new and increasingly profitable markets for their crops.

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The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC) is the farmer-led organization charged with wisely investing and leveraging checkoff dollars on behalf of South Dakota soybean farmers.

Strategic Process: The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council is about working a growing together to give the next generation every advantage by representing the farmers of South Dakota...

Market Development

Whether you raise soybeans or sell cars, the key to success is the same: find and expand markets for your products. That’s why SDSRPC invests checkoff dollars to keep South Dakota soybean farmers well-positioned in the world marketplace. With over...


The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council annually invests checkoff dollars into soybean research to increase profitability and to provide farmers with the tools needed for risk management. Research areas include increasing yield, weed,...

Education and Promotion

The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council focuses on educating and promoting soybeans and soy uses to both consumers and producers. Because of research, many non-food uses have been found for soybeans, resulting in two positive outcomes:...


For South Dakota farmers, sustainability means doing what’s best for the environment and continuously improving the land for future generations. In other words, producing enough food to today, while also ensuring the ability to feed the world tomorrow....

Financial Overview: FY2023
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Total dollar amount of all FY2023 projects

Total dollar amount of all FY2024 projects

The South Dakota Soybean Yield and Quality Contest

The annual South Dakota Soybean Yield and Quality Contest was created to recognize and reward South Dakota’s top soybean producers. The contest encourages new and innovative soybean management practices, and it also provides valuable agronomic data...