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…

Buyers

Dryness Casts Doubts on Size of Upcoming Brazilian Soybean Harvest

Rob HatchettJan 13, 2019

Market watchers have been following the development of a weak El Nino pattern in recent months, and its impact is beginning to be felt in…

Crushers

U.S. Soybean Processors Report Slowing Crush, Elevated Oil Yields in November

Rob HatchettJan 12, 2019

The National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA) issued its mid-month member crush and stocks report on December 15. The November data showed that members crushed 4,544…

Buyers

Soy Industry Relationships Help Soy Producers and International Buyers “Grow Together”

Francisco GonzalezJan 10, 2019

Francisco Gonzalez values the close relationship he has with the American Soybean Association (ASA). Organizations like the ASA and USSEC have helped him learn about…

Biotechnology

China Gives Greenlight to Genetically Modified U.S. Soybean Varieties

Rob HatchettJan 9, 2019

According to an announcement made on China’s agriculture ministry’s website, five new varieties of genetically modified (GM) seeds have been approved for shipment to China…

Planting

Market Poised for Smaller Drop in 2019 U.S. Soybean Plantings

Rob HatchettJan 7, 2019

U.S. farmers were expected to greatly reduce their plantings of soybeans next spring after planting the second-largest soybean area in 2018. Record yields and sluggish…

Demand

Pakistan— a Growing U.S. Soy Market

Ed BeamanDec 16, 2018

 In the current 2018 marketing year, Pakistan has bought 1.72 million metric tons (MMT) of U.S soybeans so far, compared to just 630 thousand metric…

Family farms

Coming Of Age On A U.S. Soy Century Farm

Randall HymanDec 9, 2018

A visit to the Corzatt farm in west central Illinois is a perfect introduction to the typical mid-sized, Midwestern family farm in the United States.…

Infrastructure

A Localized Supply Chain in a Global Marketplace: Soybean Farmers Explore Innovative Option for Containerized Shipping on Inland Waterways

Soy Transportation CoalitionDec 4, 2018

In the midst of a dynamic and uncertain global marketplace, it is incumbent upon soybean farmers to explore any innovation that offers the potential for…

Soybean Oil

All Commodity Soybean Oil is Not Created Equal

Nayeli VilanovaNov 23, 2018

U.S. Soy industry champions innovation to improve soybean oil Conventional soybeans may be considered a commodity; but all soybean oil was not created equal. U.S.…

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,…