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Marketing Expert Describes Impact of Black Swan Events on Soy Industry

USSEC Staff WriterMay 15, 2020

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted a global digital conference including a session by Emily French, ConsiliAgra, about how the global soybean market is…

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In-Depth Look at South American Soybean Prospects

Rob HatchettJan 11, 2020

As the calendar turns to 2020, so too has the market’s supply focus swung from the recent U.S. harvest towards the prospects for the upcoming…

Marketplace

Nigeria: Commercial Soy Market in the Making

Illinois Soybean AssociationDec 9, 2019

Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, has a growing market for soybeans. With the population expected to increase by more than 62 percent by…

Marketplace

India Poised for Lower Oilseed Output in 2019/20

Rob HatchettSep 24, 2019

India’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) attaché office issued its Oilseeds and Products Update at the end of August. In the report, the Post trimmed its…

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Trader Trusts U.S. Regulations to Guide Quality and Accuracy of U.S. Soy

USSEC Staff WriterSep 18, 2019

Ammar Al Bardan, a trader for Bardan Import and Export, says he trusts the stringent regulations in the U.S. to control the quality of U.S.…

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The Next Phase for U.S. Soy Prices

USSEC Staff WriterAug 24, 2019

Robert Bresnahan, President of Trilateral, discusses commodities and equities in today's market, with emphasis on U.S. Soy.  

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Soybean Stocks at Record Levels

Alan BarrettJul 30, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated June 1 soybean stocks at 1.8 billion bushels, which is up 571 million bushels from a year ago.…

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U.S. Soybean Basis Popping

Alan BarrettJul 17, 2019

A strengthening basis as the future price is increasing indicates strong consumption.  For a cash price that has been diminished by reduced China exports, the…

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Poor Start to Monsoon Adds Doubts to Indian Soybean Output

Rob HatchettJul 12, 2019

There has been increased focus in mid-June on India, as the annual Southwest Monsoon has been slow to develop in 2019. The monsoon, which brings…

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Year to Year, U.S. Soy Imports Grow, Says Turkish Feed Producer

USSEC Staff WriterJul 9, 2019

Ulas Semerci of Abalioglu Tarimsal Üretim A.S. says his company, the biggest feed producer in Turkey, relies on U.S. Soy quality for protein. He says…

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Commodity Funds Hold Record Net-Short Position in Soybean Market

Rob HatchettJun 1, 2019

The managed money group was shown to have amassed a record net-short position as of mid-May, according to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The managed…

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USDA Confirmed Record March 1 U.S. Soybean Supplies

Rob HatchettApr 15, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its estimate of March 1 U.S. soybean supplies on Friday, March 29. U.S. soybean stocks in all positions…

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U.S. Soybean Shipments Remain Diverse Despite Return of China

Rob HatchettMar 24, 2019

Weekly Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) export data for the final week of February showed that, despite the return of major U.S. soybean shipments to state-owned…

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USDA’s November WASDE Increases U.S. Soybean Availability

Rob HatchettNov 29, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its latest view of the U.S. and global crop outlooks on November 8. The report included analysts’ views…

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USDA Raises U.S. Soybean Projections

John BaizeAug 26, 2018

Favorable weather helps U.S. soybean farmers grow abundant supply of high-quality soybeans This month, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) raised its outlook for…

Marketplace

Beyond China: A Closer Look at Asia’s Other Soybean Markets

Missouri Soybean AssociationAug 25, 2018

Every farmer knows that his or her soybeans have a good possibility of ending up in China, but there are many other strong export markets…

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Europe Poised To Buy More U.S. Soy

Matthew WildeJul 25, 2018

Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) leaders have an opportunity to help the United States become Europe’s top soybean supplier as predicted by Rabobank International. One of…

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Feeding China’s Appetite for Soy

Jen Del CarmenJul 13, 2018

Now more than ever, China is on the minds of U.S. soybean producers. While tariffs are of concern to farmers in Missouri and in every…

Marketplace

FAS Report Provides Global Market Overview for Oilseeds, including U.S. Soy

John BaizeJul 10, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Services (FAS) June report, Oilseeds: World Markets and Trade, provides a comprehensive overview of the global market.…

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Data, Precision Help Align Planet and Profit

Meagan KaiserDec 7, 2019

How research and data can help meet end-user demand and provide a marketing edge Sustainability on our farm is a year-round focus that begins with…

Marketplace

WISHH Partners With K-State in Cambodia to Develop Markets for U.S. Soy

Kansas Soybean CommissionJun 29, 2018

The U.S. Soy industry continues to work diligently with the World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) to develop emerging markets. Since its creation…

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Around the World With U.S. Soy: The Middle East and North Africa

Brent BabbJun 27, 2018

This is part of a series of snapshots from around the world with the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC). U.S. Soy has a presence in…

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Asian Buyers Value U.S. Soy for Quality and Industry Support

Timothy LohJun 15, 2018

Thirteenth Southeast Asia Buyers Conference Showcases U.S. Innovation, Reliability In March, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted its thirteenth annual Southeast Asia Soy Food…

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Customers in Europe, Middle East and North Africa Choose U.S. Soy for Composition, Quality

Brent BabbJun 5, 2018

Greater Europe, the Middle East,andNorth Africa, referred to by the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) as MENA mainly use soy for animal feed, explains Brent…

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Southeast Asia Views U.S. Soy as Premium Product for its Consistency and Quality

Timothy LohJun 4, 2018

Due to its young, educated and growing middle class, soy consumption in Southeast Asia is thriving. The U. S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) has been…

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Reliable Supply and Quality Drive North Asian Preference for U.S. Soy

Zhang XiaopingJun 3, 2018

As the largest global consumer of soy per capita, North Asia is a steady user of U.S. soybeans, from animal feed to food-grade products. Newer…

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Sustainability Interest in the Americas Calls for U.S. Soy

Belinda PignottiJun 2, 2018

Belinda Pignotti, U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) contractor for the Americas region, shares a look at the largest export market for U.S. soybean meal, oil…

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Around the World with U.S. Soy: North Asia

Paul BurkeMay 25, 2018

This is part of a series of snapshots from around the world with the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC). U.S. Soy has a presence in…

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Around the World with U.S. Soy: Southeast Asia

Timothy LohMay 25, 2018

This is part of a series of snapshots from around the world with the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC). U.S. Soy has a presence in…

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Around the World with U.S. Soy: Greater Europe

Brent BabbMay 25, 2018

This is part of a series of snapshots from around the world with the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC). U.S. Soy has a presence in…

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USDA Raises Forecast for Soybean and Soymeal Exports, Predicts Record U.S. Soybean Exports Next Year

John BaizeMay 15, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its latest U.S. and global supply demand report on May 10. The report includes the department’s estimates for…

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The Value of U.S. Soy is Stronger than Ever

Jim SutterApr 22, 2018

High quality U.S. Soy is always a good value, but especially right now. While trade tensions between the United States and China have taken over…

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More U.S. Soybeans Headed to Argentina

Jen Del CarmenApr 18, 2018

Consistent Supply is Key Element of the U.S. Soy Advantage Argentina, the world’s third biggest soy producer, booked its largest purchase of U.S. soybeans in…

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U.S. Soy’s Long-Term Relationships in North Asia are Integral to Partnership

Lisa HumphreysApr 17, 2018

The U.S. Soybean Export Council’s (USSEC) North Asia region is comprised of China, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea and is home to 1.5 billion consumers and…

Demand

South of the Border, Top of the Exports

Ohio Soybean CouncilApr 2, 2018

It is no secret that U.S. soybeans are in demand around the globe with one quarter of U.S. soybean production being exported overseas to China.…

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…

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.…

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Ag Students Learn about Trade, Relationships at U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange

Nancy HallahanOct 30, 2017

Nebraska Soybean Association executive director Lori Luebbe talks about the Nebraska Corn & Soy Ambassador Program, a co-sponsored partnership that reaches out to agriculture majors…

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…

End Users

U.S. Soy: Cradle To Gate

USSEC Staff WriterSep 8, 2017

U.S. Soy traced from farmer to products.  

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U.S. Soy in the News

USSEC Staff WriterAug 16, 2017

On July 13, 2017, a trade delegation from China made significant purchasing agreements, signing contracts for more than 460 million bushels of U.S. soy worth…

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…

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…

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SETH MEYER, 2016 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange Speaker

Jen Del CarmenMay 26, 2017

Dr. Seth Meyer, Chairman of the World Agriculture Outlook Board – USDA Office of the Chief Economist, opened the 2016 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange…

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…

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Quality, Sustainability Boost U.S. Ag Exports

Dan GrantMar 21, 2017

Brent Babb, USSEC regional director, says sustainability, along with quality and availability, are reasons the European market continues to buy more U.S. Soy. China obviously…

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.…

Buyers

DAVID IVERSON, Soybean farmer from South Dakota

David IversonFeb 17, 2017

South Dakota soybean farmer, David Iverson, talks about the importance of international markets to U.S. soy

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,…