End Users
Buyers

1,000 Attendees from Nearly 70 Countries Convene Virtually for U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Grains Conference

Paul Murphy-SpoonerAug 28, 2020

To sustain and grow relationships between international customers and the U.S. soybean value chain, The U.S. Soybean Export Council and The Specialty Soya and Grains…

Buyers

U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange to Connect Buyers and Sellers

Julie DeeringAug 11, 2020

Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance, U.S. Soybean Export Council join forces to host the world’s biggest soy trading event. The U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange…

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.…

Animal Feed

U.S. Soy Industry Pivots Customer Engagement Amid Pandemic to Strengthen Pan-Asia Relationships

Paul Murphy-SpoonerJun 24, 2020

Drawing Secretary Perdue and Under Secretary McKinney, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) Pan-Asia Digital Conference provided valuable global and U.S. market insights to 1,700…

Buyers

May WASDE Provides Bearish Outlook for World Soybean Supplies

Rob HatchettMay 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its preliminary regular look ahead to the 2019/20 world soybean outlook on Friday, May 10. In its initial…

Animal Feed

North Dakota Soy Farmer Says Relationship Building is Key to Philippine Customers’ Loyalty

Dan SpiekermeierMay 9, 2019

North Dakota farmer Dan Spiekermeier discusses his March 2019 visit to an aquaculture farm in the Philippines, where they use 100 percent U.S. Soy. Spiekermeier…

Animal utilization

Filipino Customers Prefer U.S. Soy, Says Michigan Farmer

Laurie IsleyMay 9, 2019

Michigan farmer Laurie Isley was excited to see how U.S. Soy was being used in the Philippines during her March 2019 visit. In this video,…

End Users

U.S. Soy Customer Praises Quality and Consistency

USSEC Staff WriterMay 9, 2019

Arslan Sinno of ZM Vegetable Oils Industries says U.S. family farmers are very attached to their businesses and their products. He believes their high standards…

Amino Acids

Poultry Nutritionist Trusts U.S. Soy Protein Quality

Craig CoonMay 2, 2019

Craig Coon, a poultry nutritionist at Arkansas University, says the U.S. Soy formula is just right for the chickens we eat. He says the genetics…

End Users

When Specialty Markets Call, U.S. Companies Answer

Timothy LohDec 15, 2018

Small Missouri Grain Facility Hopes to Provide Premium Soybeans for Niche Markets In late August, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted the U.S. Soy…

End Users

U.S. Soybean Versatility Highlighted at Dakotafest

Michelle RookOct 13, 2018

The soybean industry is a dynamic part of South Dakota's economy with meal and oil products providing feed for livestock and food for consumers. Farmers…

End Users

Latin American Animal Utilization Customers Seek U.S. Soybean Meal for its Superior Composition

Gerardo LunaJul 5, 2018

USSEC consultant Gerardo Luna talks about his 18 years working as a consultant to the U.S. soy industry in the Americas region. He says that…

End Users

Latin American Customers Choose U.S. Soybean Oil for its Consistent Supply, Just-in-Time Delivery, and Sustainability

Mark AndersenJun 22, 2018

Mark Anderson, USSEC Contractor – Americas, discusses the importance of U.S. soybean oil to Latin America. Oil exports from the U.S. to the Americas represents…

End Users

South American Soybean Oil Buyer Values Sustainability

Nayeli VilanovaJun 11, 2018

Eduardo Leñero Villegas is in charge of sourcing and trading and sustainability commitment for AarhusKarlshamn México SA de CV (AAK) in Mexico and Colombia. He…

End Users

USSEC Focuses on Helping Southeast Asian Customers Realize the U.S. Soy Advantage

Timothy LohMay 16, 2018

Tim Loh, USSEC Regional Director – Southeast Asia (SEA), says that Southeast Asia is a growing region with a population of 640 million and a…

End Users

Latin American Customers Choose U.S. Soybean Oil for its Consistent Supply, Just-in-Time Delivery, and Sustainability

Jen Del CarmenApr 15, 2018

Mark Anderson, USSEC Contractor – Americas, discusses the importance of U.S. soybean oil to Latin America. Oil exports from the U.S. to the Americas represents…

End Users

Senegalese Customers Prefer U.S. Soy in Poultry and Aqua Feeds

Jen Del CarmenApr 3, 2018

U.S. soy customer Daouda Guindo from Senegal speaks about how he works with representatives throughout the soy value chain. His customers are using more U.S.…

Animal Feed

Sustainable Growth

Nancy HallahanMar 9, 2018

It’s not enough to simply grow an exceptional product; there must be a market for that product once it’s harvested. Demand is strong, both at…

Amino Acids

Record Soybean Crop Keeps U.S. Reliable Supplier

Michelle RookMar 1, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers produced another record crop in 2017, which is great news for their international and domestic customers. Customers can count on a consistent,…

End Users

North Dakota Soybean Council Hosts Chinese and Indonesian Soybean Buyers

Suzanne WolfFeb 16, 2018

A delegation of soybean buyers from China and Indonesia, hosted by the North Dakota Soybean Council (NDSC), visited farms and elevators in Cass, Steele and…

End Users

RSN JANJUA, USSEC Contractor, Pakistan Program

Jen Del CarmenJan 19, 2018

In the young Pakistan market, USSEC’s efforts have emphasized personal relationships and education. Several large Pakistani customers attended the 2017 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange.…

Buyers

U.S. Transportation System: Delivering Quality Soy

USB Staff WriterDec 10, 2017

U.S. Soy has a leg up on the competition because of our robust transportation infrastructure – and we can use that advantage to better meet…

End Users

10 Facts about U.S. Sustainable Agriculture

U.S. Sustainability AllianceSep 12, 2017

The United States has been practicing conservation and sustainability long before they became the issues they are today. Here are 10 facts about U.S. sustainable…

End Users

U.S. Soy: Cradle To Gate

USSEC Staff WriterSep 8, 2017

U.S. Soy traced from farmer to products.  

Animal Feed

Selling Soy’s Nutritional Bundle

Laura WolfAug 24, 2017

Soybean meal is a top feed ingredient for animal agriculture because it meets their needs for consistent, high-quality protein and other nutrients.

End Users

Setting the Standard

Seth NaeveAug 10, 2017

Meeting end-user needs promises a profitable future for U.S. soy. For generations, U.S. farmers have been tied to the notion that we feed the world.…

End Users

Sustainable U.S. Soy Shipments Exceed Expectations for 2017

Lisa HumphreysAug 4, 2017

U.S. Soy exporters continue sourcing high-quality, sustainable soy products to consumers around the globe. Now, USSEC, the American Soybean Association (ASA), and the United Soybean…

Buyers

Connecting the Farmers Who Grow U.S. Soy With the Buyers Who Purchase It

Lisa HumphreysAug 1, 2017

Around the world, customers are taking note of the U.S. Soy Advantage and the sustainable, consistent supply that U.S. soybean farmers provide. And where there’s…

Buyers

Sustainability: A Key Part of the U.S. Soy Advantage

USB Staff WriterJul 28, 2017

Sustainability has been at the forefront of public interest over the last several years and with good reason. Consumers want to know that their food…

End Users

Top 5 Things to Know: Field to Market Report on Soybean Sustainability

USB Staff WriterJun 9, 2017

End users will continue to demand an increasingly sustainable product, which gives U.S. soybean farmers an opportunity for continuous improvement. The latest national indicators report by Field…

End Users

RAMON LOUCKS, U.S. Soy’s Yield and Quality

Jen Del CarmenJun 2, 2017

Ramon Loucks, president of IOM Grain LLC, spoke about U.S. Soy's yield and quality at the U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange in Indianapolis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0XbWP5EyIU&index=24&list=PLXLPyoJvVnnm_75r9GNQ-Sye32iB80VeB&t=9s

Demand

Innovation: Change to Meet Demand Needs

USB Staff WriterJun 1, 2017

Times are changing in the soybean industry. No longer is it enough to simply provide the most soybeans. The United Soybean Board (USB) has turned…

Buyers

Putting a Price on Protein

USB Staff WriterMay 25, 2017

South Dakota processor focuses on quality to meet end-user demand While it is not common yet, there are some processors rewarding farmers for higher-quality protein…

Demand

The Right Product, Right on Time

USB Staff WriterMay 17, 2017

What advantages do end-users of U.S. soy value most? In addition to composition quality, the ability to deliver a reliable, abundant supply of soy, when…

End Users

PAULINE OUDIN, 2016 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange Speaker

Jen Del CarmenMay 15, 2017

Pauline Oudin, managing director at Soprexa USA, spoke at the 2016 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange about market research into customer preferences. How can U.S.…

Animal Feed

SOON BIN NEOH, 2015 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange Speaker

Jen Del CarmenMay 12, 2017

Dr. Soon-Bin Neoh, managing director of Soon Soon Group in Malaysia, examines what has value to soy processors and speaks to the efficiency of the…

Animal Feed

Exceptional Composition of U.S. Soy Meal Meets the Needs of Animal Nutritionists

USB Staff WriterMay 10, 2017

Feeding animals all over the world with U.S. soy takes a village, and then some, to accomplish. U.S. soy’s exceptional composition goes well beyond just crude protein to…

Demand

The Blueprint for BUILDING Demand

USB Staff WriterMay 2, 2017

If you simply look at the numbers, there’s no doubt that U.S. soy has evolved from a support crop to a major player in the…

End Users

In Good Company

USB Staff WriterApr 27, 2017

Corporate sustainability reports guide producers to sustainability goals American Bakers Association. ADM. Milkhouse Candles. Walmart. These days, everyone from butchers and bakers to candlestick makers…

End Users

Ready, Willing And Sustainable

USB Staff WriterApr 17, 2017

U.S. soybean farmers take on the challenge of meeting customers' sustainability demands When asked why sustainability matters to them, a majority of soybean farmers respond…

End Users

U.S. Soy Protein Derivatives Provide Essential Advantages

Steve UngerJul 6, 2019

As the demand for soy protein derivatives continues to increase around the world, new questions are being asked about the feasibility of product sources. Food…

Elevators

Technology reaps rewards for soy value chain

USB Staff WriterFeb 15, 2017

As the agriculture industry gets more complex, so do the technologies farmers use to make decisions about their crops. Real-time data from tractor sensors feed…

Buyers

Certified sustainable demand grows

USB Staff WriterJan 4, 2016

Selling U.S. soy's sustainability to the world As more consumers show interest in sustainably sourced ingredients, more customers of U.S. soy need to prove that the raw…

Biotechnology

Family Ties Help Bind

USB Staff WriterJun 24, 2015

U.S. farming families show European farming families the benefits of biotech More often than not, a good answer to a questions comes down to telling…