2019 Southern Soybean Breeders’ Tour


2019 Southern Soybean Breeders’ Tour

Dates: September 3 to 5, 2019

Location: Fayetteville, AR


Date Time Location Topic Speaker/Details
TUE 9/3 14:00-17:00 Don Tyson Center (DTAS), University of Arkansas Arkansas’ Research Updates UofA Research and Extension PIs. Discussion about progress on soybean diseases, weeds, insects, breeding, and processing.
17:00-21:00 Don Tyson Center (DTAS) Social Social and dinner
WED 9/4 8:00 – 11:00 Don Tyson Center (DTAS) Poultry Treatise Dr. Michael Kidd. Overview of poultry industry, feed milling, and poultry diet formulation
11:00-17:00 Kibler, AR

Clarksville, AR

Field Tours Kibler: Visit soybean USDA Uniform plots

Clarksville: Visit fruit breeding plots

18:00-21:00 tbd Reception  
THU 9/5


08:30-12:00 Walmart Culinary & Innovation Center, Bentonville, AR OPTIONAL: Visit Walmart Culinary & Innovation Center Tour sensory labs, followed by discussion about developing next generation of fruits with enhanced nutritional and flavor profiles.

Link to detailed agenda -click here-



Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences (DTAS)

University of Arkansas

1371 W Altheimer Dr. Fayetteville, AR 72704

GPS: 36.097978, -94.178478

Link to Google Maps – click here-



Registration: Please register here

Please register at your earliest convenience, but note that Thursday’s optional tour is limited to 35 attendees.



Where to stay:

Staybridge Suites Fayetteville/Univ of Arkansas

1577 W 15th St, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Group room rate ($110+tax) reserved until 8/20/2019; rate includes breakfast buffet and Wi-Fi.

Link to reservations page (group code SBT) – click here-



How to get here: 

Airport code XNA (click on maps below for transportation options to/from Airport to hotel)

Note: Buses will be available to move registrants from Hotel to DTAS Meeting Center and vice-versa.



Our Sponsors:

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