Contributors

Jen Del Carmen

Managing Editor
U.S. Soybean Export Council

Jen Del Carmen is the Managing Editor of USSOY.org 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.

Innovation

Technology Gives Farmers Data to Grow More with Less

Jen Del CarmenMay 29, 2018

Stop and think about how technology has impacted modern farming and you likely think about innovations in equipment – combines that steer themselves or tractor…

Marketplace

More U.S. Soybeans Headed to Argentina

Jen Del CarmenApr 18, 2018

Consistent Supply is Key Element of the U.S. Soy Advantage Argentina, the world’s third biggest soy producer, booked its largest purchase of U.S. soybeans in…

End Users

Latin American Customers Choose U.S. Soybean Oil for its Consistent Supply, Just-in-Time Delivery, and Sustainability

Jen Del CarmenApr 15, 2018

Mark Anderson, USSEC Contractor – Americas, discusses the importance of U.S. soybean oil to Latin America. Oil exports from the U.S. to the Americas represents…

Economics

Growing Appetites for U.S. Soy: Economist John Baize on the Drivers of Global Demand

Jen Del CarmenApr 14, 2018

John Baize, president of John Baize and Associates, has spent decades researching and consulting for the U.S. commodities industry. Analyzing global export trends, he says…

End Users

Senegalese Customers Prefer U.S. Soy in Poultry and Aqua Feeds

Jen Del CarmenApr 3, 2018

U.S. soy customer Daouda Guindo from Senegal speaks about how he works with representatives throughout the soy value chain. His customers are using more U.S.…

Buyers

USDA Trade Policy Coordinator Emphasizes the Importance of Trade to the World Economy

Jen Del CarmenMar 31, 2018

In August 2017, Jason Hafemeister was acting deputy director for trade and foreign affairs with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). After meeting with international…