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.

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…

Demand

Building Demand, Exports Focus of New USB Leader

Matthew WildeDec 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…

Transportation

Soybeans on the Move

Matthew WildeNov 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…