Monthly Archives: May 2015

Soybean Checkoff Helps Move Concept to Cutting-edge Tool

What started as a project in a classroom has quickly grown into one of the most effective tools for scouting crops — and it’s about to get better.

Inspired by his “clunky” experience with carbon copies, hand-drawn notes and a pocket manual, Michael Koenig developed the concept for ScoutPro during an Entrepreneurship in Agriculture class at Iowa State University (ISU).

“With the carbon copies I scouted with it was pretty hard to pull a 300 page binder out and derive information from my hand-written notes…