Global Food Forum

Sustainability

Precision Technology Advances Soy Sustainability

Laura Temple|Sep 18, 2018

In any production system, precision leads to efficiency and quality. For soybean production, precision also leads to sustainability. “We strive for every drop of water…

Energy

Soy Sustainability:Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Laura Temple|Sep 18, 2018

Both modern industrial activities and natural systems release greenhouse gases (GHG) into the atmosphere. Through efficiency gains and improved soil management practices, farmers play a…

Animal Nutrition

Who is U.S. Soy?

Karen Pfautsch|Sep 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…

Sustainability

Soy Checkoff Sustainability Investments Pay Off

Laura Temple|Sep 11, 2018

Soy contributes to countless food, feed and fuel products. From high-protein animal feed and cleaner-burning biodiesel to versatile vegetable oil and soy lecithin, soy delivers…

Sustainability

Soy Sustainability:Managing Water Use and Quality

Laura Temple|Sep 11, 2018

For soybean farmers, water management encompasses much more than droughts and floods that make headlines. “We only have a certain amount of fresh water available,”…

Sustainability

Soy Sustainability:Using Land Wisely

Laura Temple|Sep 11, 2018

The fields covering rural America may appear monotonous from the air or highway. But farmers have a much different perspective. “Land is the most permanent…

Sustainability

Healthy Soils and Healthy Businesses:The Dirt on Sustainable Soy

Neil Caskey|Sep 11, 2018

There’s a big difference between soil and dirt. Soil is a living environment. It contains microorganisms, decaying organic matter, earthworms and other insects. When healthy,…

Sustainability

Sustainability by the Numbers:No-Till

Savannah Steinke|Sep 5, 2018

No-till farming, or the practice of planting seeds into the previous season’s crop residue, is a small effort that makes a big impact on both…

Sustainability

Farmer Practices Protect Community Water

USB Staff Writer|Aug 29, 2018

Water is on the minds of soybean farmers constantly. They work to protect the streams, lakes and rivers running through their communities. Their kids and…

Sustainability

Sustainable Farming:Growing More With Less

USB Staff Writer|Aug 29, 2018

Farmers are always innovating in order to improve Sustainability takes flexibility. Farmers understand what works well for one field on their farm may not work…