Jen Del Carmen

Managing Editor

Jen Del Carmen is the Managing Editor of and a communications consultant for the U.S. Soybean Export Council. She grew up on a small farm in Northwest Indiana and currently lives in St. Louis, Missouri with her husband and their two boys. Jen loves to tell the story of the U.S. farmer.


April 2021 WASDE: Soy Inventories Maintained, but Tight

Jen Del CarmenApr 12, 2021

The U.S. Soybean Export Council hosted its exclusive World Agricultural Supply and Demand (WASDE) briefing on April 11. The WASDE is a monthly report published…


U.S. Soy Continues to Cultivate Relationships

Jen Del CarmenApr 2, 2021

As Mexican demand for U.S. soybeans continues to be strong, U.S. soy farmers and Mexican buyers connected during a virtual trade mission Although the past…

Animal Feed

Europe’s Feed Industry Continues to Rely on U.S. Soy

Jen Del CarmenMar 9, 2021

USSEC provides technical assistance and sustainability information to the EU feed industry, the top destination for U.S. whole soybean exports.

Our Farms

Ask a Farmer: U.S. Growers Expected to Plant Record Numbers of Soybean Acres This Year

Jen Del CarmenMar 2, 2021

Iowa farmer Tim Bardole talks about planting more soybean acres in 2021, family farming, sustainability, and leadership.


February 2021 WASDE: Soy Supply Remains Tight as Exports Continue to Rise

Jen Del CarmenFeb 11, 2021

Mac Marshall, VP of Market Intelligence for the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and the United Soybean Board (USB) was joined by trader and analyst…


January 2021 WASDE: Lowered Production and Yields Further Tighten Soy Balance Sheet

Jen Del CarmenJan 14, 2021

U.S. Soybean Export Council / United Soybean Board VP of Market Intelligence Mac Marshall hosted a webinar on January 12 to provide key takeaways from…