Joseph L. Murphy

Photographer, Communicator and Content Creator

Light Shaping Photography & Communications

Joe Murphy is a photographer and writer focused on providing creative work.

Sustainability

Bees and soy

Joseph L. Murphy|Feb 22, 2024

Following a recent study that uncovers bees as significant allies in their fields, U.S. soy farmers are abuzz. You aren’t alone if you find it…

Food & Lifestyle

Smoke marks the spot at barbecue comps

Joseph L. Murphy|Jan 5, 2024

I'm sure you've heard the famous saying X marks the spot. That may be true for some things but in the world of competitive barbecuing,…

Around the World

Grays Harbor and U.S. Soy fuel Aberdeen’s economic engine

Joseph L. Murphy|Dec 5, 2023

In the early 90's, Grunge music roared out of the Pacific Northwest (PNW), taking the world by surprise. The music was stripped down, loud and…

U.S. Soy plays a vital role in Mexico City, North America’s largest city, by contributing to the economy, health, and culture of the city.
Food & Lifestyle

U.S. Soy contributes to the culture and health of Mexico City

Joseph L. Murphy|Nov 21, 2023

The beauty of Mexico’s people, especially those in its heart, Mexico City, captivates attention. A journey through its lively streets and close-knit neighborhoods greets visitors…

Farmers recently worked with CIA Consulting, in Napa, California, to learn how high oleic soybean oil and soybean ingredients can be used to make a variety of recipes.
Food & Lifestyle

Farmers work with top chefs to cook with U.S. Soy

Joseph L. Murphy|Jun 16, 2023

U.S. Soy farmers recently had the opportunity to don their aprons and practice their cooking skills at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia…

Food & Lifestyle

The U.S. could soon be tempted by tempeh

Joseph L. Murphy|Apr 12, 2023

You could smell the sweet smoke of the coconut charcoal wafting from the grill. The protein was on, and judging by the smell, you knew…

Supply

Improvements to Mississippi River Help U.S. Soy to Maintain Reliable Supply

Joseph L. Murphy|May 1, 2022

[caption id="attachment_9426" align="alignright" width="300"] The harvest moon rises over Robb Ewoldt’s farm as family members harvest soybeans near Davenport, Iowa. In 2021, Ewoldt was happy…

Innovation

Iowa Women Farmers Hone Marketing Skills for U.S. Soy

Joseph L. Murphy|Mar 30, 2022

Thin market, carryover, strengthening basis and arbitrage – the terms can be dizzying for those not directly tied to marketing soybean crops. But what if…

Animal Nutrition

Myanmar Companies Jockey For Business In A Fast-Growing Environment

Joseph L. Murphy|Jun 6, 2019

The Myanmar livestock feed industry is poised for expansion, but experts say U.S. Soy will need to establish customer preference before others to fully capitalize…

Sustainability

Federal Officials Tour Missouri River Flooding

Joseph L. Murphy|Apr 17, 2019

As federal and state agriculture officials toured flood damage from the Missouri River, it became evident that recovery can’t start until flood waters recede. More…