Production
Demand

May WASDE Sees USDA Raise World Soybean Carryout

Alan BarrettJun 9, 2020

Doane analyst Alan Barrett provides key takeaways from the May WASDE.

Infrastructure

Pandemic Highlights Value of U.S. Soy

Gordon DennyMay 7, 2020

The U.S. remains the producer of a reliable supply of soybeans and soy products and maintains the advantages of U.S. soy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Production

How Ag Technology Attracts International Buyers of U.S. Soy

Doug WinterJul 7, 2019

Executive Summary Understanding ag technology’s significance in the sustainability of U.S. Soy may lead international customers to continue buying our products. On my southern Illinois…

Production

Unique Indonesia Market is Setting for U.S. Soy Information Exchange Event

Chris RittgerNov 16, 2018

In 2017, the U.S. exported about 2.5 million tons of soybeans to Indonesia, primarily for human consumption. This makes the Southeast Asia national a very…

Conservation Tillage

U.S. Soy: Verified Sustainable

Lisa HumphreysSep 4, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers fulfil promises to their families, communities and the earth. They promise to care for the land to ensure the future of the family…

Production

Consistency is Key on Arkansas Soybean Farm

Derek HaigwoodSep 2, 2018

Arkansas soybean farmer, Derek Haigwood, strives to produce soy that is consistent in both quality and yields. It stands to reason that if field conditions…

Production

Precision Agriculture Highlighted by National Geographic

Jen Del CarmenAug 4, 2018

Global magazine spotlights technology that makes U.S. soybean farmers the most sustainable in the world. U.S. soybean farmers’ use of precision agriculture helps to make…

Production

U.S. Soy Farmers are “the Most Efficient,” says Malaysian Customer

Timothy LohJul 3, 2018

Dr. Soon Bin-Neoh, Managing Director of the Soon Soon Group in Malaysia, sat down with the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) to discuss why he…

Production

Update from the Field

Derek HaigwoodMay 22, 2018

USSEC Chairman Gives Updates throughout the Season. Part One: Planting Derek farms soybeans, rice, corn, cotton, grain sorghum and wheat with his wife, Shannon, on…

Composition

How Different U.S. States are Working to Improve Soybean Quality

Jayne GodfreyMay 7, 2018

When buyers consider purchasing U.S. soybeans, it is important that they know that no matter where the product comes from in the country, it will…

Food

Experts Share How Shifting Global Food Habits Impact U.S. Soy

Jayne GodfreyMay 3, 2018

Author and consultant Eve Turow Paul has spent the last five years studying the wants and needs of Millennials around the world, specifically those born…

Production

Economist Provides Insight on U.S. Soybean Planting Report

John BaizeApr 21, 2018

The Prospective Plantings report provides the first official, survey-based estimates of U.S. farmers' 2018 planting intentions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics…

Production

U.S. Soybean Farmers Prepare to Plant More Acres of Soybeans in 2018

Jen Del CarmenMar 30, 2018

Spring officially arrived in the United States last week, and with the new season comes anticipation of the 2018 crop year. As U.S. farmers prepare…

Innovation

Iowa Soybean Farm Serves as Prototype for Village Farms in China

Pascal KuipersMar 25, 2018

Rick Kimberley and wife Martha are the fifth generation on the Kimberley family farm. Son Grant, the sixth generation, not only contributes to U.S. Soy…

Conservation Tillage

Melding Conservation and Profitability

Dan LemkeMar 23, 2018

Dallas, Wis., farmer Andy Bensend’s hand was forced. A casualty of the grim 1980s farm economy, Bensend filed bankruptcy in 1986. While difficult, the decision…

Cover Crops

Cover Crops are an Important Implement in my Sustainability Toolkit

Annie DeeMar 22, 2018

Cover crops help me to not only safeguard, but also to further enrich my farm’s soil health. The root systems from those cover crops cycle…

Cover Crops

Soybeans Play a Key Role in Alabama Farmer’s Crop Rotation

Jen Del CarmenMar 21, 2018

Annie Dee is always thinking about sustainability at the Dee River Ranch, her 10,0000 acre farm located in Alabama and Mississippi. She relies on conservation…

Cover Crops

Alabama Soybean Farmer Says Soil Health is the Key to Long-Term Production

Jen Del CarmenMar 20, 2018

Farmer Annie Dee is always thinking ahead. “With the world population expected to be nine to ten billion people by the year 2050, we need…

Production

U.S. Soybean Agronomist Stresses Long-Term Sustainability of Production to Growers

Jen Del CarmenMar 16, 2018

Seth Naeve, Associate Professor and Extension Agronomist at the University of Minnesota, talks about how he discusses key issues with farmers around the long-term sustainability…

Production

Development Stages of a Soybean

Wisconsin Soybean Marketing BoardDec 14, 2017

Understanding and being able to correctly identify the growth stages of soybean is important for U.S. soybean farmers as they make sound agronomic management decisions.…

Production

Soy Sustainability

USB Staff WriterDec 3, 2017

Ninety-seven percent of U.S. farms are family owned. As stewards of the land, most soybean farmers make it their mission to leave the land better…

Production

Stringent Inspections Assure International Buyers of U.S. Soy’s Quality

Lisa HumphreysOct 5, 2017

Director, USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) Office of Dept. Initiatives and International Affairs, Byron Reilly provides an overview on how the U.S.…

Animal Feed

Understanding Soybean Demand, Seeking Technology

K. Elliott NowelsSep 28, 2017

Rising Meat Consumption In Colombia Means More Feed Needed, But What About Quality? Understanding customer needs was a key part of a group of U.S.…

Family farms

Sustainable Farming: Leaving Things Better Than We Found Them

Diane KarrSep 28, 2017

Growing up, we were taught to leave things in better condition than we found them. This philosophy applies to everything on the farm – whether…

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

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…

Buyers

You Want Quality When Buying U.S. Soybeans – USDA Ensures That’s Exactly What You Get

Chris KrullAug 29, 2017

Byron Reilly, director of Departmental Initiatives and International Affairs within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), helps oversee the quality and sanitary attributes of…

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…

Academics

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…

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…

Production

John Deere’s Electric Concept Tractor Sparks Interest

Ben PotterNov 13, 2016

The tech geeks of the world are all talking this week about a John Deere announcement and video that the company plans to unveil a…

Demand

YIELD PER HARVESTED AREA INFOGRAPHICS

USSEC Staff WriterJul 25, 2014

U.S. soybean growing area highlighting yield and ports for the export of soybeans and soy products. U.S. soybean growing area highlighting yield and highway systems…