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W Salem Farmer Named VP Of National Soybean Group



A soybean grower from West Salem will be spending more time on the road in the future, promoting his profession at a national level…

Kevin Hoyer has been chosen as a vice-president of the American Soybean Association. This follows several years of service by Hoyer on Wisconsin’s state soybean board.  Speaking on the Wisconsin Farm Report on WKTY, Hoyer says it’s important to educate members of Congress who don’t come from rural areas about bills affecting farm policy:


Hoyer says especially with the lack of a new farm bill out of Congress, growers need to be active in groups that can shape farm laws, and bring better products to market.


A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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