Industry
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…

Animal Feed

Verification Builds Trust in South America

Laura Fasculli HenaoNov 7, 2018

Laura Fasculli Henao has a long history with U.S. Soy. While working for Colombia's National Federation of Poultry Farmers, she connected with the American Soybean…

Buyers

Mexico Buyer Strives to Build Relationships with U.S. producers

Carlos LorenzoOct 23, 2018

As a buyer in Mexico’s feed sector, Carlos Lorenzo says U.S. Soy is definitely the most convenient option, thanks to its close proximity. But distance…

Academics

Precision Agriculture for the Next Generation of Farmers

Lisa HumphreysOct 19, 2018

South Dakota State University to Become First in Nation to Offer Degrees in Precision Agriculture Profitable and sustainable farming is more complicated than just seeds,…

Aquaculture

Global Aquaculture: Booming Market; Big Opportunity for U.S. Soy

Colby PinkstoneOct 15, 2018

To say that global aquaculture is growing would be an understatement almost as big as the ocean itself. Aquaculture is the fastest-growing protein-producing industry, and…

Our Farms

Peterson Farm Bros Shake Things Up at U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange

Eric GibsonOct 12, 2018

The recent U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange and Midwest Specialty Grains Conference & Tradeshow event in Kansas City, Missouri saw a diverse group of soy…

Buyers

USSEC Reports that Most U.S. Specialty Soybean Growers Anticipate Above-Average Yields

Linda FunkOct 1, 2018

U.S. specialty soybean growers across the country are reporting good news about this year’s crop quality and yields, with many attributing that outcome to the…

Buyers

European, Middle Eastern U.S. Soy Buyers Look for Sustainability, Value, Consistency and Supply

Jayne GodfreySep 25, 2018

In a recent interview with the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC), Henk Flipsen, Director of Nevedi Dutch Feed Association, and Fares Hammoudeh, U.S. Soy customer,…

Demand

Checkoff Gathers International Nutritionists in Southeast Asia

Delaney JobeSep 19, 2018

The Global Animal Nutrition Working Group hosted 25 nutritionists, farmer leaders and industry experts in Phuket, Thailand in advance of the Feed Technology and Animal…

Crop Rotation

U.S. Farmers Use Crop Rotation to Maximize Sustainable Production

Doug WinterSep 15, 2018

Ask United States soybean farmers about crop rotation, and they will likely tell you it is one of many tools they use on their farms…

Our Farms

U.S. Farmers Can Now Put Soil Moisture Technology in Action

Jamie BeyerSep 11, 2018

U.S. farmers have long embraced opportunities to improve their crop and their land through on-farm technology, whether through irrigation, biotechnology, or drones. A new on-farm…

Demand

Closing the Gap Between Soybean Farmers and Feed-Formulators

Delaney JobeSep 10, 2018

Soybean farmers and animal feed nutritionists share a common goal — serving their customers. For everyone involved in animal agricultural, those end users are consumers…

Our Farms

Soy Sale: Farmers Work To Market Crop At Premier Soybean Event

Matthew WildeSep 6, 2018

Farmers and trade experts believe you sell nearly 4.6 billion bushels of soybeans one deal and handshake at a time. There’s no better place to…

Protein

U.S. Soy Research Meets the Needs of International Customers

USB Staff WriterAug 20, 2018

The U.S. Soy industry continually works to ensure the needs of its international customers. Through research on meal innovations that enhance the nutritional density of…

Sustainability

8 Things Farmers Want You to Know About Farming and U.S. Soy

Michelle MillerAug 3, 2018

For many, big red barns, noisy tractors and an old man in overalls comes to mind when they hear the word “farmer.” But there is…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soybean Export Council Supports Aquaculture Growth in Ecuador with Impactful Trade and Technical Programs aimed at Maximizing U.S. Soy Usage

Kelly ColemanJul 30, 2018

Good news for U.S. Soy – aquaculture is taking off in Ecuador. Production data presented at the Global Outlook on Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) conference in…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soybean Export Council Focuses on Building U.S. Soy Market by Promoting Aquaculture Investment in Latin America

Kelly ColemanJul 29, 2018

For the past five years, one of most effective events in the global aquaculture industry has been bringing together fish farmers, investors, insurance companies, feed…