United Soybean Board to be led by former SD Ag Secretary

The United Soybean Board has chosen former South Dakota Ag Secretary Lucas Lentsch to serve as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer.

The board, representing more than 30 states, ratified the decision this week.

Lentsch currently serves on the Dairy Management Inc. leadership team, which manages the national dairy checkoff.

Lentsch was the South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture from 2013 to 2016. He will relocate to the United Soybean Board’s headquarters in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Lentsch starts the new job on January First.


December 8, 2023