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Vietnam: Fast Growing Soy Market

Illinois Soybean AssociationJan 4, 2020

A rapidly expanding middle class and open market policies has made Vietnam one of the fastest growing soybean markets during the past decade. With a…

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U.S. Soy Works with Global Partners to Access Innovations and Markets

USB Staff WriterNov 17, 2019

U.S. Soybean Farmers Address Common Challenges by Joining Global Oilseed Producers Farmers face pressures to reduce input costs, fight herbicide and fungicide resistance, and continuously…

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U.S. Soy Doing What It Takes

USSEC Staff WriterAug 17, 2019

USSEC CEO Jim Sutter describes the 'What It Takes' initiative U.S. Soy has implemented in response to the trade situation with China.  

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USSEC Receives Agricultural Trade Promotion Funds

Lisa HumphreysAug 15, 2019

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) announced the allocation of $12,750,000 Agricultural Trade Promotion (ATP) program funds. The newly released funds are in addition to…

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USSEC Connects Suppliers of U.S. Soy with Global Buyers

USSEC Staff WriterJul 22, 2019

Roger Paul Peeters, an export trader of soybean meal for ADM, says the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) is great at connecting suppliers of U.S.…

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From the Great Wall to the Taj Mahal

Nancy HallahanMay 1, 2017

USSEC works to steer India and other growing countries toward a future market for U.S. soy. China remains the No. 1 importer of U.S. soy. But…

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ASC Markets Offer ‘Sweet Spot’ for U.S. Soy

Emily FrenchFeb 28, 2019

Emily French, managing director of Consiliagra, says countries in the Asia Subcontinent with high density populations and growing animal protein consumption are great opportunities for…

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Market Transparency Gives U.S. Soy an Advantage

Emily FrenchFeb 1, 2019

Emily French, managing director of Consiliagra, says the U.S. has the most transparent market that importers will ever find. She emphasizes that as the world…

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Iowa Farmer Does His Part to Ensure Markets for U.S. Soy

Jeff FrankJan 8, 2019

Without exports, U.S. Soybean farmers would have an overabundance of their product. Soybean farmer and Iowa Soybean Association members Jeff Frank does his part to…

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U.S Soy is committed to Success in Americas Region

Jen Del CarmenDec 31, 2018

In 2018, U.S. soybeans and soybean farmers have taken center stage in international trade. While the U.S. – China trade dispute is big news, the…

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Illinois Soybean Farmer Supports Organizations that Build International Markets for U.S. Soy

David DrosteDec 28, 2018

David Droste may live and farm in Illinois, but he realizes that international markets are vital to his livelihood. He appreciates the efforts of industry…

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Golden Opportunity For U.S. Soy

Matthew WildeDec 26, 2018

It’s a golden time across the Atlantic for U.S. soybean farmers. Not only is it the 50th anniversary of the soy industry’s market development efforts in…

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Pakistan Sees Growing Demand for U.S. Soybeans

Rob HatchettDec 23, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) attaché office in Islamabad recently issued its latest update on oilseed and products outlook. In the report, the office…

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USSEC Doing “What it Takes” in Europe/MENA

Matthew WildeNov 19, 2018

U.S. soybean sales are booming to Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, according to the latest government export data. That’s good, industry leaders say,…

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Market Access Helps Exporters Build Relationships with U.S. Soy Buyers

Brian ArnoldNov 10, 2018

As an exporter, Brian Arnold depends on market access. He credits the U.S. Soybean Export Council with keeping him updated on market access issues and…

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U.S. Soy Farmer Visits Southeast Asia’s Aquaculture Industry

Ronnie RussellOct 25, 2018

Harvest. This time of year, it’s top of mind for U.S. Soy farmers. And this year, we’re not only thinking about harvesting our crops, but…

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Relationships Key to Trust Between U.S. Soy and its Customers

Ken IsleyOct 22, 2018

Ken Isley, U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator, says relationships between the U.S. Soy industry and its customers are necessary in order to…

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Collaboration is Key for World’s Soy Producers

Monte PetersonJul 24, 2018

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Brazil to participate in the XXIst International Oilseeds Producers Dialogue (IOPD) on behalf of the U.S. Soy…

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U.S. Soybean Export Council Helps Create a Preference for U.S. Soy in Markets Worldwide

Jen Del CarmenJul 8, 2018

U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) CEO Jim Sutter talks about how USSEC differentiates and creates preference for U.S. soy around the world. He says that…

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Sustainability is a Differentiator for U.S. Soy in Europe and the Middle East

Brent BabbJun 21, 2018

Brent Babb, USSEC Regional Director – EU/MENA, says that 25 countries import U.S. soy in his region. U.S soybean meal is prized for its high…

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U.S. Soybean Exports Surge Despite Chinese Tariff Threat

Matthew WildeJun 1, 2018

Relax. Green Bay Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers once uttered that word to calm down fans after a few losses. In a sense, trade experts say…

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New European Biotech Acceptance Broadens Options

Illinois Soybean AssociationMay 31, 2018

The European Union (EU) earlier this year announced four soybean events are now approved for food and feed use, opening the door to more marketing…

Biotechnology

USSEC CEO, U.S. Soy Farmers, Talk Importance of Biotechnology During China Mission Trip

Rosalind LeeckMay 6, 2018

Representatives from U.S. soybean-farmer-led organizations joined their counterparts from Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Canada to discuss the benefits of biotechnology with Chinese stakeholders during…

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U.S. Soy Responds to Proposed China Tariff

Lisa HumphreysApr 6, 2018

ST. LOUIS (April 4, 2018) – In response to today’s announcement that China is proposing to tax U.S. soybean imports by 25 percent, according to the…

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U.S. Soy Industry has Worked for 35 Years to Build Chinese Market

Jen Del CarmenFeb 28, 2018

U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) Country Director – China Zhang Xiaoping talks about the history of the U.S. soy industry in China. Over the past…

Buyers

From Family Farmers to Customers Abroad: Interview With Nebraska’s Lieutenant Governor

Chris KrullSep 26, 2017

Mike Foley is the lieutenant governor of Nebraska, a state that thrives on agriculture and the products its farmers produce. Here’s what he had to…

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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…

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U.S. Soy Works With Global Partners to Access Innovations and Markets

USB Staff WriterAug 25, 2017

Farmers face pressures to reduce input costs, fight herbicide and fungicide resistance, and continuously improve the sustainability of their crop. Globally, oilseed-producing nations face similar…

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U.S. Soy Takes Note of CRISPR Technology

Jen Del CarmenAug 2, 2017

The U.S. Soy industry works to make farmers aware of technologies that help promote sustainability and innovation. Likewise, the soy checkoff invests in technological advances…

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U.S. Soy Works With Global Partners to Access Innovations and Markets

Lisa HumphreysJun 30, 2017

Farmers face pressures to reduce input costs, fight herbicide and fungicide resistance, and continuously improve the sustainability of their crop. Globally, oilseed-producing nations face similar…

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U.S. Soy Works as Part of the International Soy Growers Alliance

Jen Del CarmenJun 9, 2017

Since its inception in 2006, the International Soy Growers Alliance (ISGA) has brought together farmers and industry representatives from the United States and the South…

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 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…

Academics

Regulatory delays have real costs to soy value chain, consumers

USB Staff WriterFeb 17, 2017

With the population expected to reach 9.1 billion people by 2050, agriculture needs access to new tools and technologies to meet the needs of a…

Biotechnology

Soy-producing countries join forces to address global market access issues

USB Staff WriterFeb 15, 2017

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Paraguay, the United States and Uruguay are the top world producers of soy. The countries are fierce competitors for market share and…

Buyers

American Farmers Sell Soybeans and Sustainability to International Buyers

USSEC Staff WriterAug 24, 2015

Even amid all the rainfall that many U.S. soybean farmers have seen this summer, a bright ray of sunshine remains on the horizon. That ray…

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…