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This week, the World Soy Foundation released the 2014 Fall Update. These program updates, typically provided bi-annually, outline some of the exciting work that WSF is doing around the world.

This harvest, U.S. soybean farmers have been spending countless hours in the fields—gathering a portion of the food and feed for the rest of the world. As a farmer, seeing that tank on the combine fill up quickly with high-yield soybeans is sure to spark a grin. And, pushing that button on the master control lever to pour part of a season’s worth of work into the bin brings an accomplished feeling.

Did you know October 16th is World Food Day? It is an internationally recognized day where individuals everywhere come together to declare a commitment to eradicate hunger during our lifetime, and discuss what actions can be taken to achieve this (Learn more here).

We would like to introduce you to Leonard Stoll. Leonard is a farmer from Missouri, raising corn, soybeans and cattle about 60 miles east of Kansas City in a town called Higginsville. Leonard farmed his land for most of his life and has passed his skills and passion down to his son who now manages the farming.