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.

Industrial Uses

Expanding the Soy Portfolio

Jen Del CarmenAug 5, 2018

New and Industrial Uses Support Soy Demand Once they leave the farm gate, there’s a world of potential for soybeans from South Dakota and all…

Production

Precision Agriculture Highlighted by National Geographic

Jen Del CarmenAug 4, 2018

Global magazine spotlights technology that makes U.S. soybean farmers the most sustainable in the world. U.S. soybean farmers’ use of precision agriculture helps to make…

Sustainability

How One Young Farmer Preserves the Land for the Next Generation

Jen Del CarmenAug 2, 2018

For Kevin Deinert, farming is all about family. The 30-year-old farmer grows 2,500 acres of soybeans, corn and alfalfa, and raises beef cattle alongside his…

Aquaculture

Latin America’s First IPRS Aims to Boost U.S. Soy Utilization in Aquafeeds

Jen Del CarmenJul 18, 2018

As the global aquaculture industry continues to surge, fish farmers and producers seek out better, more sustainable aquafeed ingredients. U.S. Soy’s superior composition and quality…

Sustainability

Understanding Our Water to Better Manage Our Land

Jen Del CarmenJul 17, 2018

New technology helps U.S soybean farmers measure water quantity and quality in soil Humans need water to survive, as do animals, plants and nearly all…

Food

Drones Help U.S. Soybean Farmers Reduce Waste, Maximize Resources and Boost Yields

Jen Del CarmenJul 16, 2018

Many U.S. farmers are vocal in stating that precision agriculture (also known as “big data”) has changed the way they farm. But can precision agriculture,…