Julie Kenney

Ag Communicator


Julie Kenney grew up on an Iowa farm. She and her husband Mark have two children and are the fifth generation to grow corn, soybeans and oats on their central Iowa farm.


New Soybean CEO Emphasizes Importance of Meeting International Customer Needs

Julie Kenney|Apr 11, 2018

Approaching her six-month anniversary as CEO of the United Soybean Board (USB), Polly Ruhland says U.S. soybean farmers will maintain their competitive advantage by focusing…

Around the World

U.S. Soy Looks to Pork Industry for Value Shift Success Story

Julie Kenney|Sep 4, 2017

The U.S. soybean industry is in the pole position when it comes to meeting customer demand. Domestic and international soybean customers continue to make U.S.…

Ground Work

Bill Nye Saves the World – And Examines the Safety and Sustainability of GMOs

Julie Kenney|Apr 26, 2017

I heard a stat the other day that most Americans are two to three generations removed from a farm. So when most people walk through…