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Demand

WASDE Supply and Demand Update: July 2020

Mac MarshallJul 13, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report…

Demand

U.S. Soybean Oil Fuels Market Rally for Cooking Oil

Jen Del CarmenSep 24, 2020

While it’s clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of daily life around the globe from school to sports to business, the effects…

Quality

Farming Industry Rises to Top of U.S. Industry Ratings

USSEC Staff WriterSep 23, 2020

The U.S. agriculture and farming industry ranked No. 1 in the 2020 Gallup industry poll.

Reliability

U.S. Inland Waterways Economic Study Affirms Reliability

USSEC Staff WriterSep 17, 2020

Economic research commissioned by the National Waterways Foundations reinforces the reliability of U.S. inland waterways to efficiently deliver a reliable supply of U.S. soybeans to…

Economics

Market Intelligence Monthly – August 2020

Mac MarshallSep 14, 2020

USSEC and USB VP of Market Intelligence Mac Marshall takes a look back at August 2020 to determine market dynamics and trends for the soy…

Demand

WASDE Supply and Demand Update: September 2020

Mac MarshallSep 14, 2020

USSEC/USB Vice President – Market Intelligence Mac Marshall was joined by Nagaraj Meda, Managing Director at TransGraph Consulting and Kevin Roepke, USSEC Regional Director –…

Exports

Investments in Mississippi River Dredging Improve Export Efficiency

American Soybean AssociationSep 2, 2020

The soy checkoff is investing in the planning, design, and analysis to dredge the lower Mississippi River to improve soybean export efficiency and serve global…

Reliability

With Trade Balance Shifts, U.S. Soy Reliability should be our North Star

Jim SutterSep 1, 2020

As world demand for soy continues to rise, all suppliers will have a seat at the table, says USSEC CEO Jim Sutter. U.S. Soy’s competitive…

Exports

Economists Expect Expansion of U.S. Soy Exports

Julie DeeringAug 27, 2020

While economists predict a possible 30% drop in the value of the dollar, Tanner Ehmke of CoBank Knowledge Exchange is bullish on soy exports.

Infrastructure

WASDE Supply and Demand Update: August 2020

Mac MarshallAug 17, 2020

Mac Marshall, United Soybean Board Vice President of Market Intelligence, provided his take on the August 2020 WASDE report.

Demand

Market Intelligence Monthly – July 2020

Mac MarshallAug 13, 2020

USB VP Mac Marshall provides a breakdown of the July 2020 WASDE.

Infrastructure

U.S. Soy Details Value Chain Resiliency during Ag Talks Iowa Town Hall

Jen Del CarmenAug 11, 2020

USSEC CEO Jim Sutter took part in a virtual AgTalks town hall on July 30. He described collaboration across the ag industry during the pandemic…

Infrastructure

Dredging Project Readies Mississippi River for Efficient Soy Transportation

Paul Murphy-SpoonerAug 3, 2020

United Soybean Board-funded research is used to inform a dredging project in the Mississippi River, which will improve freight-based transportation of soybeans and create a…

Infrastructure

Barge Market Update

Alan BarrettJul 23, 2020

The Inland Mississippi River System, an important aspect of the U.S. transportation system, helps to ensure the reliable supply of U.S. Soy.

Demand

Long-Term World Soybean Outlook

Alan BarrettMay 27, 2020

Doane recently updated the International Agriculture Outlook report, which includes ten-year forecasts of harvested area, yield, production, utilization, per capita consumption and net trade of…

Demand

Parana Riverbank Collapses

Alan BarrettMay 19, 2020

The bank collapse of Argentina’s Parana River coupled with water levels at 50-year lows are currently making that country’s ag exports difficult. U.S. Soy has…

Demand

Marketing Expert Describes Impact of Black Swan Events on Soy Industry

USSEC Staff WriterMay 15, 2020

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted a global digital conference including a session by Emily French, ConsiliAgra, about how the global soybean market is…