Contributors

Jen Del Carmen

Managing Editor
USSOY.org

Jen Del Carmen is the Managing Editor of USSOY.org and a communications consultant for the United Soybean Board. 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.

Demand

Sustainability Matters to Buyers, Says U.S. Soy Grower Leader

Jen Del CarmenMay 26, 2022

Iowa farmer and United Soybean Board director Tom Oswald was recently featured on Siouxland News’ Proud to Be a Hometown Farmer series. Oswald spoke about…

Energy

U.S. Soy: A Critical Ingredient to Global Food, Energy Needs

Jen Del CarmenMay 11, 2022

Mac Marshall, vice president of market intelligence for the United Soybean Board and the U.S. Soybean Export Council, recently sat down with Forbes contributor Phil…

Food

U.S. Soy Provides Innovative Solutions for Baking

Jen Del CarmenApr 14, 2022

In dealing with supply chain constraints, many baking formulators are looking for options when it comes to fats and oils. High oleic soy products’ availability…

Our Farms

Virtual U.S. Soy Farm Tour – Mike Starkey, Brownsburg, Indiana

Jen Del CarmenJan 17, 2022

Join U.S. soybean farmer Mike Starkey as he hosts a 360-degree virtual tour of his family farm in Brownsburg, Indiana. Come along for this virtual…

Family farms

Watch a U.S. Soy Harvest: Soy Span Provides 24/7 Live View of U.S. Soybean Farm

Jen Del CarmenNov 5, 2021

As he begins harvesting soybeans, Doug Winter invites you to watch in real time. Winter’s Illinois farm is the site of the United Soybean Board’s…

Supply

Can U.S. Soy Hold onto Yield?

Jen Del CarmenAug 25, 2021

Each summer, especially as harvest grows near, international buyers are increasingly interested in and asking farmers how their crops look. With its annual Crop Tour,…