Matthew Wilde

Crops Editor

DTN Progressive Farmer

Around the World

Golden Opportunity For U.S. Soy

Matthew Wilde|Dec 26, 2018

It’s a golden time across the Atlantic for U.S. soybean farmers. Not only is it the 50th anniversary of the soy industry’s market development efforts in…

Around the World

USSEC Doing “What it Takes” in Europe/MENA

Matthew Wilde|Nov 19, 2018

U.S. soybean sales are booming to Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, according to the latest government export data. That’s good, industry leaders say,…

Ground Work

Soy Sale: Farmers Work To Market Crop At Premier Soybean Event

Matthew Wilde|Sep 6, 2018

Farmers and trade experts believe you sell nearly 4.6 billion bushels of soybeans one deal and handshake at a time. There’s no better place to…


Europe Poised To Buy More U.S. Soy

Matthew Wilde|Jul 25, 2018

Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) leaders have an opportunity to help the United States become Europe’s top soybean supplier as predicted by Rabobank International. One of…

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U.S. Soybean Exports Surge Despite Chinese Tariff Threat

Matthew Wilde|Jun 1, 2018

Relax. Green Bay Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers once uttered that word to calm down fans after a few losses. In a sense, trade experts say…


Fast and Furious Planting

Matthew Wilde|May 9, 2018

When it comes to planting, it’s a sprint not a marathon. After an unwanted slow start, farmers in the southern two-thirds of Iowa shot out…


STC Looks North of the Border to Ship Soybeans

Matthew Wilde|Mar 4, 2018

When it comes to exports, farmers don’t want to put all their soybeans in one or even a few baskets. Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) leaders…

Around the World

Building Demand, Exports Focus of New USB Leader

Matthew Wilde|Dec 12, 2017

Polly Ruhland joked Tuesday she knows enough about soybeans to be dangerous after 28 days on the job. But the new CEO of the United…


Soybeans on the Move

Matthew Wilde|Nov 10, 2017

Reliability, sustainability, and superior quality make up the U.S. Soy Advantage. One example of U.S. soy’s reliability is its capability to get soybeans to market…