Soybean Meal
Quality

Details Make the Difference: New Approach to Soybean Meal Looks at Bigger Picture

Karey ClaghornNov 20, 2020

A new approach to considering the true value of soybean meal takes into account all quality indicators that feed buyers should consider, including crude protein,…

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) –…

Exports

Why Do Farmers Grow Soybeans?

USSEC Staff WriterApr 13, 2020

U.S. soybean farmers continue to grow a reliable supply of high-quality soybeans. But why are soybeans such an important crop in the U.S. Farmer Jordan…

Soybean Meal

Lebanese Buyer: “U.S. Soy is the Best Quality Soybean Meal in the World”

USSEC Staff WriterNov 27, 2019

Lebanese buyer Wael Chabarek of Shabarek Trading attended the 2019 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Soy Conference where he had the opportunity to…

Soybean Meal

U.S. Soy’s Consistent Quality Appeals to Egyptian Aquaculture and Poultry Industries

USSEC Staff WriterOct 20, 2019

Amir Wassef, a trade and risk manager for Egus, LLC – USA, says his company buys U.S. soybeans for their quality and sustainability. As the…

Soybean Meal

Romanian Customers Learn How U.S. Soybean Meal Enables Optimization of Feeding Strategies in Modern Broilers

Iani ChihaiaJul 8, 2019

In a double effort to increase the awareness of U.S. Soy quality and transfer knowledge to European customers, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) organized…

Soybean Meal

Study Shows Shorter Hold-Time for Conventional Soybean Meal Feed

Rob HatchettJun 9, 2019

Ongoing work sponsored by the U.S. Pork Checkoff, National Pork Producers Council, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, and the Institute of Feed Education and Research…

Soybean Meal

Polish Customers Look to U.S. Soy Industry for Support on Swine Nutrition, African Swine Fever Virus

Jerzy KosieradzkiMay 20, 2019

In the Polish market, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) focuses on poultry and swine because those sectors consume the majority of the 2.5 million…

Amino Acids

Asia Subcontinent is a Growing Market for U.S. Soy

Jen Del CarmenJan 1, 2020

USSEC Deputy Regional Lead – Asia Subcontinent (ASC) Vijay Anand discusses the burgeoning U.S. soy market in his region. The five countries that comprise the…

Animal Feed

Illinois Farmer Sees U.S. Soy Utilization in Philippines

John LongleyMay 9, 2019

Illinois farmer John Longley provides an overview of U.S. Soy use in the Philippines. During his March 2019 visit, he toured feed mills, a soymilk…

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…

Soybean Meal

The Importance of U.S. Soybean Meal Amino Acid Composition

USSEC Staff WriterMar 19, 2019

The decision to buy soybean meal shouldn't be solely based on protein. Dr. Gonzalo Mateos says the quality and composition of the amino acids in…

Soybean Meal

Factors Poised to Shape the Future of the Soybean Meal Market

Lisa HumphreysFeb 24, 2019

The soy market is integral to the international and national economies of the world, and that market is in the early stages of major change.…

Amino Acids

More Nutrients and Greater Consistency

Pam HelmsingFeb 20, 2019

Global research continues to demonstrate that soybean and soybean meal products vary widely depending on their origin. U.S. Soy can be counted on by nutritionists…

Soybean Meal

Research Suggests Fermented Soybean Meal Could Replace Fishmeal

Rob HatchettFeb 4, 2019

A team of international scientists from the U.S. and China have published their findings of a recent study that looked at the impact of substituting…

Amino Acids

Analysis Finds U.S. Soy Delivers Exceptional Nutritional Bundle

USB Staff WriterJan 20, 2019

Dr. Gonzalo Mateos, Professor of Animal Science, University of Madrid, Spain, led a multiyear, comparative analysis of the nutritional bundle of soybean meal for swine…

Amino Acids

Hans Stein: Digestibility of Amino Acids in U.S. Soy

Jen Del CarmenJan 19, 2019

Dr. Hans Stein, professor of animal nutrition at the University of Illinois, spoke at the 2016 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange about his case study…

Amino Acids

U.S. Soy Delivers Best Nutritional Bundle

USSEC Staff WriterJan 3, 2019

A comparative analysis of soybean meal reveals: U.S. Soy delivers the best nutritional bundle. Commercial samples were gathered over eight consecutive years from the world's largest…

Amino Acids

Hans Stein: Amino Acids Mark U.S. Soy as Superior

Jen Del CarmenJan 1, 2019

Dr. Hans Stein, professor of animal nutrition at the University of Illinois, speaks about the nutritional value of U.S. Soy. Stein details the importance of…

Amino Acids

Portuguese Perspective: U.S. Soy

Jose Romao LeitebrazNov 18, 2018

Jose Ramao Leitebraz runs a feed mill off the coast of Portugal, where delivery logistics can be challenging. He purchases U.S. soybean meal for its…

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…

Crushers

Verified-Sustainable Soy: The Newest Attribute of the U.S. Soy Advantage

Nayeli VilanovaMay 13, 2018

Mexican crusher says customers demand sustainability verification Ricardo Moreno runs one of Mexico’s largest soybean oil production plants, Proteinas y Oleicos, comprised of two crushing…

Biodiesel

Uses for Soybeans

Chris KrullMay 11, 2018

Soybeans are used in a wide variety of foods for humans and animals, as well as for industrial and consumer products such as building materials,…

Crushers

Diverse Southeast Asian Countries Share Preference for U.S. Soy

Timothy LohMay 10, 2018

Tim Loh, U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) Regional Director – Southeast Asia, describes the diverse economies in soy-buying markets like Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia 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.…

Animal Feed

Mexican Feed Industry Demands U.S. Soy

Michelle RookMar 27, 2018

With growing livestock and poultry production in Mexico, the feed industry is demanding U.S. ingredients, including soybeans and soybean meal. South Dakota soybean farmers heard…

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…

Amino Acids

Soy-Based EnzoMeal™ Revolutionizes Aquaculture Feedstocks

Ohio Soybean CouncilMar 5, 2018

Aquaculture is the fastest-growing sector of food production. Global fish consumption has nearly doubled in the last 40 years. The Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) partnered…

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,…

Exports

Southeast Asia Trade Team Visits South Dakota Soybean Processors Plant

Michelle RookFeb 8, 2018

A team of soybean meal buyers from southeast Asia toured the South Dakota Soybean Processors Plant to see how the plant processes U.S. soybeans into…

Conservation Tillage

Farming is More than a Job – It’s a Way of Life for U.S. Soybean Growers

Lisa HumphreysJan 23, 2018

Sustainable practices help U.S. soybean farmers produce more soybeans on less land while reducing harmful emissions and soil erosion. These videos, narrated in English, Mandarin,…

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.…

Demand

Another Record Year for U.S. Soybean Exports

USB Staff WriterJan 9, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers see $28 billion in exports Farmer investments in international markets produced strong results in the 2016/2017 marketing year. According to the U.S.…