Biotechnology
Biotechnology

Digging Deep: Harnessing the Power of Soil Microbes for More Sustainable Farming

Julie ChaoAug 12, 2018

There’s a farm in Arkansas growing soybeans, corn, and rice that is aiming to be the most scientifically advanced farm in the world. Soil samples…

Biotechnology

USSEC CEO, U.S. Soy Farmers, Talk Importance of Biotechnology During China Mission Trip

Rosalind LeeckMay 6, 2018

Representatives from U.S. soybean-farmer-led organizations joined their counterparts from Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Canada to discuss the benefits of biotechnology with Chinese stakeholders during…

Biotechnology

The Future is Now for CRISPR Technology

Allison ArpApr 23, 2018

By now the majority of the farming community has heard of CRISPR, the latest gene editing technology expected to save researchers and farmers time, money…

Biotechnology

The Miracle Bean

Logan JacksonApr 9, 2018

Scientists develop additional soybean reference genomes When the Human Genome Project began in 1990, the goal was to sequence and map all of the genes that…

Biotechnology

Six Essential Plant Breeding Questions Answered

Jen Del CarmenFeb 9, 2018

Farmers rely on tools like plant breeding innovation to maintain U.S. soy’s global competitive edge, keep up with demand for sustainable soy and meet the…

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The Surprising Link Between GMOs and the Chesapeake Bay

Susanne ZilberfarbDec 29, 2017

The U.S. soy industry benefits when it promotes methods of innovation and sustainability, and the soy checkoff works to identify and address market access issues…