Economics
Economics

Market Intelligence Monthly – September 2020

Mac MarshallOct 7, 2020

For deeper analysis of soybean market developments during September, please enjoy U.S. Soy’s Market Intelligence Monthly report for September 2020.

Economics

Market Intelligence Monthly – August 2020

Mac MarshallSep 14, 2020

USSEC and USB VP of Market Intelligence Mac Marshall takes a look back at August 2020 to determine market dynamics and trends for the soy…

Amino Acids

Research Enhances Understanding of the Nutritional and Economic Differences in Soybean Meal from Different Origins

Paul Murphy-SpoonerJul 6, 2020

Meta-analysis compares commercial soybean meals produced from different countries, informing the U.S. soybean meal quality advantage and economic benefits. ST. LOUIS (July 6, 2020) –…

Amino Acids

U.S. Soybean Meal: Quality and Economic Benefits

Emily DustmanJul 2, 2020

A new meta-analytical study reinforces U.S. Soy’s reputation for being a global leader in quality and nutrient density. The summary of this study is below.…

Economics

Soybeans: 2019 Economic Outlook and Buying Considerations

Jo Anne GrammondAug 1, 2019

Executive Summary At the end of 2018, projections for soybeans reflected both an increase in the global consumption of protein but also a cautious take…

Economics

For Soy Meal Economics, Origin Matters

Pam HelmsingOct 22, 2018

Much like a trip down the grocery store aisle, animal agriculture producers have many options when it comes to choosing ingredients for poultry, aquaculture and…

Economics

An Industry Up for A Challenge

John BaizeOct 17, 2018

“There is no more noble profession than growing food,” Director of Foreign Agriculture Services (FAS) for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Ken Isley, recently…

Economics

A Growing World Population Wants More Soybeans

John BaizeOct 9, 2018

Did you know that in 1970 there were fewer than half the number of people on the planet than there are today? It’s true –…

Economics

Opinion: University of Illinois Leading the Way in Global Food Security

Peter GoldsmithOct 5, 2018

To improve food security in Sub-Saharan Africa and many other regions of the world, agricultural production systems need to be transformed. With widespread support, the…

Economics

Growing Appetites for U.S. Soy: Economist John Baize on the Drivers of Global Demand

Jen Del CarmenApr 14, 2018

John Baize, president of John Baize and Associates, has spent decades researching and consulting for the U.S. commodities industry. Analyzing global export trends, he says…

Buyers

USDA Trade Policy Coordinator Emphasizes the Importance of Trade to the World Economy

Jen Del CarmenMar 31, 2018

In August 2017, Jason Hafemeister was acting deputy director for trade and foreign affairs with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). After meeting with international…

Economics

Global Demand for U.S. Soybeans Will Continue to Grow

John BaizeOct 15, 2017

Analyst John Baize leverages his 38 years of working the global market on behalf of soybeans and other farm products to predict trends and growth.…

Demand

U.S. Soybean Farmers Rely on Trade for Economic Stability

USSEC Staff WriterSep 28, 2017

Jason Hafemeister, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Trade & Foreign Agricultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), speaks about the importance of bringing…

Buyers

Weekly Outlook: Soybean Consumption Finishes Strong in 2016-17

Todd HubbsSep 13, 2017

The 2016-17 marketing year for soybeans closed with strong consumption in soybean crush and export numbers. USDA's current estimate of 370 million bushels for the…

Biotechnology

Biotech innovation good for the U.S. economy  

USB Staff WriterJun 9, 2017

  Careers in the biotechnology sector are at the forefront of job creation and growth. In the U.S., bioscience firms employ 1.66 million people across…

Demand

Not all Demand Is Created Equal

Juan SacatoJun 10, 2016

Agricultural shifts and uncertainties span the global soy marketplace, having a negative effect on soybean prices. China has announced it will first lower, then end,…

Economics

Brazilian Soybean Boom Continues Despite Challenges

USB Staff WriterNov 17, 2015

Pluses and minuses of growing soybeans in Brazil, compared with the U.S. Brazilian soybean farmers are expected to plant a record soybean crop this year,…