Infrastructure
Infrastructure

Ocean Freight Rate Declines, Helping U.S. Farmers

Alan BarrettMar 17, 2019

As a soybean surplus country, exports are important to the U.S., making it critical that the country continues to improve its transportation system to accommodate…

Infrastructure

Harsh Winter Impacts Barge Rates and Basis Levels

Alan BarrettMar 11, 2019

When transportation infrastructure experiences issues, people pay attention. On a positive note, disruptions provide concrete demonstrations as to how the waterway system impacts farmers’ cash…

Infrastructure

Superior Logistics: U.S. Soy Industry Benefits from Olmsted Locks and Dam on Ohio River

Alan BarrettMar 7, 2019

In October 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Louisville District opened the long-awaited Olmsted Locks and Dam on the Ohio River, a major river artery…

Infrastructure

A Localized Supply Chain in a Global Marketplace: Soybean Farmers Explore Innovative Option for Containerized Shipping on Inland Waterways

Soy Transportation CoalitionDec 4, 2018

In the midst of a dynamic and uncertain global marketplace, it is incumbent upon soybean farmers to explore any innovation that offers the potential for…

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…

Infrastructure

Railroads Essential to U.S. Soy Advantage

Mike SteenhoekAug 22, 2018

Consistent supply is crucial to international soy buyers, and U.S. Soy delivers. The U.S. relies on a strong infrastructure system, including railways to get U.S.…