Pascal Kuipers

Senior Advisor/ Communications Specialist

Schuttelaar & Partners

Communications professional in food / food manufacturing with over 20 years of editorial experience in food in the Netherlands and worldwide.


The SSAP: A Guideline to Responsible Farming

Pascal Kuipers|Nov 19, 2019

The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) was created by the U.S. Soy Family – USSEC, the United Soybean Board and the American Soybean Association –…


The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) Simplified

Pascal Kuipers|Jun 26, 2019

U.S. soybean farmers understand the importance of sustainable farming to protect valuable environmental resources. By doing so, they preserve and protect their farming operation for…


Iowa Soybean Farm Serves as Prototype for Village Farms in China

Pascal Kuipers|Mar 25, 2018

Rick Kimberley and wife Martha are the fifth generation on the Kimberley family farm. Son Grant, the sixth generation, not only contributes to U.S. Soy…


Water Drainage, Soil Highlighted on Mark Eck’s Maryland Row Crop and Poultry Farm

Pascal Kuipers|Mar 15, 2018

Mark Eck built his first chicken house in 1977. While he and his family have expanded beyond poultry over the years, much of the soy…


Conservation and Wildlife are at the Heart of this Hartly, Delaware Operation

Pascal Kuipers|Mar 14, 2018

Mike Brown was a forester working for the state of Delaware when he acquired this farm in 1994. At the time, Jim Thompson had already…


Sustainable U.S. Farming Practices by the Numbers

Pascal Kuipers|Mar 2, 2018

Conservation and sustainable farming practices are practically as old as U.S. agriculture itself. Sustainability is, by its very definition, integral to the farmers who care…


U.S. Sustainable Soy – Nearly 40 Years of Improvement

Pascal Kuipers|Feb 26, 2018

A lot has changed since 1980 – not just with the advent of the internet, social media and smartphones, but also thanks for the continuous…


Showcasing U.S. Soy’s Sustainability

Pascal Kuipers|Feb 25, 2018

European journalists visit Illinois and Iowa soybean farms to see sustainable practices in action Europeans often hear about U.S. soybean farmers’ commitment to providing a…