• P.J. Griekspoor

    USDA to Investigate Soybean Checkoff Allegations

    Kansas Viewpoint

     by P.J. Griekspoor
     on January 8, 2009

    The USDA Office of Inspector General will conduct an audit and, as appropriate, investigation of the National Soybean Checkoff Program based on a petition requesting investigation filed by the American Soybean Association in early December, USDA secretary Ed Schafer said Wednesday afternoon. Earlier in day, ASA president Johnny Dodson told Kansas soybean producers at the annual Kansas Soybean Expo in Topeka that the ASA was simply looking out for the best interests of growers when it…

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