Biotechnology
Biotechnology

Weather Reinforces Value of Genetics and Technology

USSEC Staff WriterJan 25, 2020

For U.S. farmers, 2019 was filled with challenging growing conditions. But despite heavy rains, floods, late planting and early winter storms, the U.S. soybean and…

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Plant Engineering Research Breakthrough Could Boost Productivity

USSEC Staff WriterDec 22, 2019

Photosynthesis research from the University of Illinois and U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service has been gaining global attention. The work of Realizing Increased…

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The Benefits of Biotech

American Soybean AssociationOct 5, 2019

United Soybean Board (USB) Director Keith Kemp discusses producing more with less using biotechnology. Biotechnology allows U.S. Soy farmers to reduce the amount of water…

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Checkoff-funded Research Scientists Finding Solutions to SCN Resistance

SCN CoalitionSep 21, 2019

Because nematodes are a constantly evolving pest, the North Central Soybean Research Program and the United Soybean Board have joined forces on a National Soybean…

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Six Essential Plant Breeding Questions Answered

Jen Del CarmenSep 12, 2019

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 Future is Now for CRISPR Technology

Allison ArpAug 7, 2019

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…