Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council Director Patrick O’Leary and Minnesota Soybean Director of Market Development Sam Ziegler are in Malaysia and Singapore until Friday, March 20, to promote the value of Minnesota Soybeans and critical amino acids values (CAAV). Their mission is funded by the MSR&PC, along with other soybean councils. Here is O’Leary’s account from Southeast Asia.
We have had meetings, presentations and dialogues with 19 people so far. We’ve had a nice mix of people. Their qualifications range greatly, from the president of one of the feedmillers, to feed formulators to buyers. Several people we have met with have shown strong interest in CAAV.
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