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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),…

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Many Modes of Transportation Keep U.S. Soy Reliable, Competitive

USSEC Staff WriterSep 8, 2017

Wilkins Farm, Greenwood, Delaware As he harvests his crops on his farm in the Mid Atlantic portion of the United States, Richard Wilkins has a lot…

Animal Feed

U.S. Soy Used in Waters Worldwide

USSEC Staff WriterSep 8, 2017

Mike Beard never thought his Indiana soybeans would be used for feeding tilapia or shrimp on the other side of the globe. But with more…

Animal Feed

Hartke Farms, Teutopolis, Illinois

USSEC Staff WriterJul 24, 2017

Included among the 1,547 people who live in tiny Teutopolis, Illinois, are farmer David Hartke, his wife, Korrine, and their four children. Not included in…

Our Farms

RON MOORE, Testimonial

Ron MooreFeb 16, 2017

Ron Moore, an ASA director and former USSEC director from Roseville, Illinois, talks about his deep roots in agriculture.

Stories

What do Iowa and Mexico have in common?

Lisa HumphreysFeb 24, 2016

Believe it or not, soybeans. As demand for seafood continues to grow, the global aquaculture industry is striving to meet that need through providing a…