Contributors

Matthew Wilde

Senior Writer
Iowa Soybean Association

Matt Wilde provides in-depth coverage of Iowa Soybean Association activities and programs with an emphasis on soybean production, research and international marketing, environmental and sustainability issues and local, state and national agricultural policy.

Market Access

USSEC Doing “What it Takes” in Europe/MENA

Matthew WildeNov 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,…

Our Farms

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

Matthew WildeSep 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…

Marketplace

Europe Poised To Buy More U.S. Soy

Matthew WildeJul 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…

Market Access

U.S. Soybean Exports Surge Despite Chinese Tariff Threat

Matthew WildeJun 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…

Planting

Fast and Furious Planting

Matthew WildeMay 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…

Exports

STC Looks North of the Border to Ship Soybeans

Matthew WildeMar 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…