Press Release

Soybean Producers Meet with Cuban Leaders

May 27, 2016

PHOTO CUTLINE: Three Illinois soybean farmers visited Cuba this week from May 23-26 as part of a U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC) delegation. The group included Illinois Soybean Growers Secretary Doug Schroeder of Mahomet (right), District 17 Director David Droste of Nashville (middle), and American Soybean Association Vice President Ron Moore of Roseville (left). Schroeder and Droste also are ISG’s representatives to USACC and the Illinois Cuba Working Group. While in Cuba, they toured a Cuba co-op farm hosted by Juan Jose Leon, spokesman for Cuba's Ministry of Agriculture; met with business leaders, government officials and farmers.



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