Industrial Uses
Industrial Uses

Goodyear and Skechers in Step with U.S. Soy

USB Staff WriterOct 28, 2020

U.S. soy is now found in new lines of Skechers footwear, thanks to their collaboration with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Exports

Why Do Farmers Grow Soybeans?

USSEC Staff WriterApr 13, 2020

U.S. soybean farmers continue to grow a reliable supply of high-quality soybeans. But why are soybeans such an important crop in the U.S. Farmer Jordan…

Industrial Uses

Soy innovation contest sparks air filter, odor elimination and high-protein food creations

Purdue UniversityJan 9, 2020

Purdue University students from around the world developed unique uses for soy in an innovation contest sponsored by the Indiana Soybean Alliance, a Qualified State…

Industrial Uses

Build a Greener, Cleaner Community with Soy

USB Staff WriterJan 1, 2020

It’s well known that soy can be found in many products. But did you know that you could use soy-based products in your community? Read…

Industrial Uses

Soy-Based Sealer Preserves Roof Shingles

Ohio Soybean CouncilNov 20, 2019

Soy-based products offer endless opportunities for sustainable innovation, with research support from the soy checkoff. For example, Roof Maxx, a soy-based sealer that can extends…

Industrial Uses

Soybean Oil is the Not-So-Secret Sauce Behind Variety of Rust-Oleum Wood Stains

USB Staff WriterNov 12, 2019

Admiring that new rich, deep finish on the neighbor’s rehabbed dining table? There’s a good chance it looks that beautiful because of soybean oil. Long…

Industrial Uses

Shoes with Soy

USB Staff WriterOct 22, 2019

Imagine the pile of shoes just inside the garage, home of scuffed workboots and nearly outgrown sneakers. Those muck boots have squelched through their fair…

Industrial Uses

Soy Backs Artificial Turf with Sustainability

USB Staff WriterOct 9, 2019

Consumer demand for sustainable products continues to increase, and soy is ready to deliver. For artificial grass, soy plays a significant role in the product’s…

Animal Feed

Market Spotlight: Silver Linings

USB Staff WriterMay 14, 2019

Amidst Trade Issues, Economists Highlight Opportunities in Domestic and New Foreign Markets Updates on trade issues with China fill the headlines. But, what do they…

Animal Feed

Who is U.S. Soy?

Karen PfautschSep 18, 2018

Soy is an important commodity. A source of protein, and oil, too. Most commonly an ingredient used in animal feed, salad dressing and thousands of…

Industrial Uses

U.S. Soy: The Sustainable Solution for Industrial Applications

Jelena BagaricSep 17, 2018

U.S. soybeans have long been a mainstay for industrial uses, tracing back to the 1930s, when carmaker Henry Ford funded a laboratory to find industrial…

Industrial Uses

Soy-based Paint Covers Ohio State University Campus

Ohio Soybean CouncilAug 23, 2018

When you head to The Ohio State University (OSU) and are looking for 1 of 36,000 possible parking spots, you could be pulling in between…

Industrial Uses

Expanding the Soy Portfolio

Jen Del CarmenAug 5, 2018

New and Industrial Uses Support Soy Demand Once they leave the farm gate, there’s a world of potential for soybeans from South Dakota and all…

Animal Feed

Food + Fuel

Lisa HumphreysMay 13, 2018

With soybeans, we don't have to choose. U.S. soybean farmers grow versatile and renewable soybeans to help meet food, feed, and fuel demand globally.

Biodiesel

Uses for Soybeans

Chris KrullMay 11, 2018

Soybeans are used in a wide variety of foods for humans and animals, as well as for industrial and consumer products such as building materials,…

Industrial Uses

Soybeans Hit the Road in New Goodyear Tires

USB Staff WriterNov 13, 2017

Checkoff helps bring innovative soy-based tire to market This fall when Goodyear introduces its Assurance WeatherReady tires for passenger vehicles, soybean farmers may want to…

End Users

U.S. Soy: Cradle To Gate

USSEC Staff WriterSep 8, 2017

U.S. Soy traced from farmer to products.  

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…

Industrial Uses

New Soy-based Products Help Manufacturers Meet Sustainability Goals

USB Staff WriterMar 8, 2017

Farmer-funded projects drive soy chemistry innovation  Manufacturers searching for high-quality, renewable, biobased feedstocks are increasingly incorporating soy derivatives to improve the sustainability of their products.…