Contributors

Joseph L. Murphy

Photographer, Communicator and Content Creator
Light Shaping Photography & Communications

Supply

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

Joseph L. MurphyMay 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…

Family farms

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

Joseph L. MurphyMar 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 utilization

Myanmar Companies Jockey For Business In A Fast-Growing Environment

Joseph L. MurphyJun 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. MurphyApr 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…

Aquaculture

Aquaculture Investment Opens Doors to New Markets

Joseph L. MurphyFeb 6, 2019

Two thousand years of aquaculture in China was revolutionized by one system developed by the U.S. soybean industry and supported with an investment by Iowa…

Soy Value Chain

Japanese Learn About Soybean Supply Chain in Iowa

Joseph L. MurphySep 13, 2017

Several of Japan's largest importers and crushers of U.S. soy recently traveled to Iowa to learn about the U.S. soy supply chain. Representatives of U.S.…