Reliability
Reliability

U.S. Soy’s Journey to the Pacific Northwest

USSEC Staff WriterOct 20, 2020

This U.S. Soy video illustrates the journey of U.S. soybeans from field to port. U.S. soy stakeholders speak about every step in the supply chain…

Quality

Farming Industry Rises to Top of U.S. Industry Ratings

USSEC Staff WriterSep 23, 2020

The U.S. agriculture and farming industry ranked No. 1 in the 2020 Gallup industry poll.

Protein

U.S. Soy: Using Quality and Consistency to Increase Protein Profits

Brandelyn TwellmanSep 18, 2020

A panel explored the concept of using the consistency of U.S. soy protein to increase profits at this year’s U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange &…

Reliability

U.S. Inland Waterways Economic Study Affirms Reliability

USSEC Staff WriterSep 17, 2020

Economic research commissioned by the National Waterways Foundations reinforces the reliability of U.S. inland waterways to efficiently deliver a reliable supply of U.S. soybeans to…

Reliability

With Trade Balance Shifts, U.S. Soy Reliability should be our North Star

Jim SutterSep 1, 2020

As world demand for soy continues to rise, all suppliers will have a seat at the table, says USSEC CEO Jim Sutter. U.S. Soy’s competitive…

Buyers

1,000 Attendees from Nearly 70 Countries Convene Virtually for U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Grains Conference

Paul Murphy-SpoonerAug 28, 2020

To sustain and grow relationships between international customers and the U.S. soybean value chain, The U.S. Soybean Export Council and The Specialty Soya and Grains…

Innovation

U.S. Soy Shoes Donated To Frontline Workers

USB Staff WriterJul 8, 2020

Soy checkoff commends footwear company’s pledge to donate 10,000 pairs of soy-based sandals to health care workers amid COVID-19.

Amino Acids

Research Enhances Understanding of the Nutritional and Economic Differences in Soybean Meal from Different Origins

Paul Murphy-SpoonerJul 6, 2020

Meta-analysis compares commercial soybean meals produced from different countries, informing the U.S. soybean meal quality advantage and economic benefits. ST. LOUIS (July 6, 2020) –…

Amino Acids

U.S. Soybean Meal: Quality and Economic Benefits

Emily DustmanJul 2, 2020

A new meta-analytical study reinforces U.S. Soy’s reputation for being a global leader in quality and nutrient density. The summary of this study is below.…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soy Hosts Digital Aquaculture Conference

USSEC Staff WriterJun 30, 2020

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted a global digital aquaculture conference discussing how the impact of COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic, on the industry, emphasizing…

Infrastructure

The Resilience of U.S. Soy Trade in Uncertain Times

Eric WoodieJun 15, 2020

The U.S. soy trade is resilient, says Eric Woodie, trade analyst for the Illinois Soybean Association, pointing to reliable supply and transportation.

Exports

Grains Go With The Flow: U.S. Inland Waterway System Operating Normally During COVID-19

U.S. Grains CouncilMay 11, 2020

The U.S. continues to ship agricultural commodities via waterways, including a reliable supply of soybeans, during the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.

Exports

Railways Keep U.S. Grains Chugging Down the Track to Export Market

U.S. Grains CouncilApr 16, 2020

The U.S. continues to ship agricultural commodities via railways, including a reliable supply of soybeans and soy products, during the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.

Exports

U.S. Ag Exports Continue During Pandemic

USSEC Staff WriterApr 7, 2020

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 has slowed many industries in recent months. But U.S. farmers continue to grow a reliable supply of agricultural commodities – including…

Reliability

U.S. Soy Industry Strives to Maintain Export Channels, Supply Chain of High Quality Soy amidst COVID-19 Concerns

John BaizeApr 6, 2020

Despite the expanding cases of COVID-19 in the United States, the U.S. soybean industry continues to operate at near full capacity. The U.S. Department of…

Reliability

In the Wake of COVID-19, U.S. Food Production System Carries On

Mace ThorntonApr 5, 2020

With the 2020 soybean planting season cranking up in parts of the country, the U.S. food production system is expected to continue to roll along…

Reliability

U.S. Agriculture Included in Critical Infrastructure During Pandemic

Lisa HumphreysMar 30, 2020

The U.S. government has labeled agriculture a critical industry during the novel coronavirus outbreak, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The designation extends…

Amino Acids

Poultry Nutritionist Trusts U.S. Soy Protein Quality

Craig CoonMay 2, 2019

Craig Coon, a poultry nutritionist at Arkansas University, says the U.S. Soy formula is just right for the chickens we eat. He says the genetics…

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…

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…

Amino Acids

U.S. Soy Stands the Test of Time in Mexico

Nayeli VilanovaMay 21, 2018

Three generations of feed mill operators choose U.S. soybean meal for quality, reliability and logistics Manuel Morena is the third generation to run Provi feed…

Demand

U.S. Soy Advantage Builds Demand, Meets Customer Needs

USB Staff WriterApr 7, 2018

Shopping around to find the best bang for your buck is a common practice for customers of nearly all products. Consumers want to be assured…

Animal Feed

U.S. Soy Works with Animal Feed Manufacturers in Africa

Jen Del CarmenMar 28, 2018

Chris Slemp, ASA-WISHH Program Manager – Africa, talks about how the U.S. soy industry’s efforts in Africa are shifting from food programs to working with…

Our Farms

U.S. Soybean Farmers – Partners in Sustainability

Chris KrullMar 12, 2018

Doug Winter, a U.S. soybean farmer from Illinois, talks about his commitment to being a reliable, sustainable farmer to Latin American customers like those he…

Animal Feed

Sustainable Growth

Nancy HallahanMar 9, 2018

It’s not enough to simply grow an exceptional product; there must be a market for that product once it’s harvested. Demand is strong, both at…

Animal Feed

The U.S. Soy Advantage is Valued by North Asian Customers

Jen Del CarmenMar 8, 2018

USSEC Regional Director – North Asia Paul Burke states that his region has 1.5 billion consumers and boasts the highest per capita soy consumption in…

Exports

STC Looks North of the Border to Ship Soybeans

Matthew WildeMar 4, 2018

When it comes to exports, farmers don’t want to put all their soybeans in one or even a few baskets. Soy Transportation Coalition (STC) leaders…

Amino Acids

Record Soybean Crop Keeps U.S. Reliable Supplier

Michelle RookMar 1, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers produced another record crop in 2017, which is great news for their international and domestic customers. Customers can count on a consistent,…

Market Access

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…

Reliability

U.S. Soybean Farmers – Partners in Sustainability

Chris KrullJan 30, 2018

Doug Winter, a U.S. soybean farmer from Illinois, talks about his commitment to being a reliable, sustainable farmer to Latin American customers like those he…

Infrastructure

Grain Trains Get U.S. Soy to Markets Effectively and Efficiently

Jason JenkinsJan 22, 2018

Reliability is an essential component of the U.S. Soy Advantage. Getting soybeans to market in a timely manner helps contribute to the reliability of U.S.…

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.…

Academics

Researcher Weighs in on Sustainability Certifications

Lisa HumphreysDec 10, 2017

U.S. sustainability expert Marty Matlock, a university scientist with two decades of sustainability experience, has a message for international customers of U.S. soybeans. “We want…

Animal Feed

Logistics, Exceptional Composition, and Reliability: Important Differentiators for U.S. Soy Customers

K. Elliott NowelsNov 25, 2017

A large U.S. soy customer in the Middle East says the exceptional composition and reliability of U.S. soybeans keep him coming back. Beginning as a…

Reliability

Sharing the U.S. Soy Advantage in the Middle East and North Africa

K. Elliott NowelsNov 23, 2017

Exceptional composition, Reliability and Education Are Keys to Steadily Rising Preference for U.S. Soy in Middle East and North Africa Region As global demand for…

Quality

Nebraska Soybean Growers Rely on Overseas Markets

Jen Del CarmenOct 10, 2017

Nebraska Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley says that agriculture is critical to his state and that finding buyers and markets overseas helps to grow Nebraska’s economy,…

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…

Buyers

On-site at Puerto Progresso

Lisa HumphreysSep 11, 2017

On-site at Puerto Progresso, Merida – Yucatan Mexico, USSEC consultant Mark Anderson talks about the role that the reliable transportation of U.S. Soy plays in…

Buyers

The Importance of Long-term Partnerships with Overseas Customers: An Industry Perspective

USSEC Staff WriterSep 8, 2017

Lucas Blaustein wasn’t raised on a farm, and he speaks Mandarin Chinese. As an export trader for containerized commodities at Consolidated Grain and Barge (CGB),…

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…

Buyers

Chinese Buyers Sign Contracts for More Than $5 Billion of U.S. Soy

Lisa HumphreysJul 13, 2017

A trade delegation from China made significant purchasing agreements on July 13, signing contracts for 460 million bushels of U.S. Soy worth more than $5…

Marketplace

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…

Buyers

ARSLAN SINNO, U.S. Soy Customer

Jen Del CarmenApr 12, 2017

Consistent and constant are the two words that Arslan Sinno, president of Dora Flour Mills in Lebanon, uses to describe the U.S. Soy advantage. He…

End Users

U.S. Soy Protein Derivatives Provide Essential Advantages

Steve UngerJul 6, 2019

As the demand for soy protein derivatives continues to increase around the world, new questions are being asked about the feasibility of product sources. Food…

Digestible Protein

U.S. Specialty Soybeans: Delivering Quality, Sustainability and Safety

Melinda GarreltsFeb 3, 2017

As a valued customer purchasing U.S. Specialty soybeans, you can be assured that U.S. farmers and soybean processors are passionate about quality, sustainability and food…

Buyers

U.S. Soy Advantage Delivers More Value to Customers Around the World

USB Staff WriterMay 25, 2016

Buyers choose U.S. soy for superior quality, sustainability, reliability In today’s market environment, it’s not enough just to have a good product. The most successful…

Exports

Transportation: U.S. versus Brazil

USB Staff WriterJan 6, 2016

How Brazil's infrastructure makes delivery costly and unsustainable

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…