Innovation
Demand

U.S. Soy Advantage Builds Demand, Meets Customer Needs

USB Staff WriterApr 7, 2018

Shopping around to find the best bang for your buck is a common practice for…

Aquaculture

Exploring Aquaculture’s Relationship with Vietnam Waters

USSEC Staff WriterAug 21, 2019

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) recently collaborated on a GAA film exploring aquaculture’s relationship with the Mekong River…

Innovation

Fleets Find Performance and Sustainability Benefits with Biobased Grease

Soy BiobasedAug 14, 2019

A soy-biobased fifth-wheel grease is lubricating a Midwestern grocer’s fleet of 81 tractor-trailers and equipment in Washington D.C.’s water utility’s fleet, helping them both meet…

High oleic

Taiwan Market Offers Opportunity for U.S. High Oleic Soybeans and Soybean Oil

Belinda BurrierAug 8, 2019

Innovation is a key component of the U.S. Soy Advantage and, right now, high oleic soybean varieties are one of U.S. Soy’s hottest offerings. High…

Biotechnology

The Future is Now for CRISPR Technology

Allison ArpAug 7, 2019

By now the majority of the farming community has heard of CRISPR, the latest gene editing technology expected to save researchers and farmers time, money…

Gene editing

Genome Editing: An Innovative Tool in the Sustainability Toolbox

Council for Agriculture Science and TechnologyAug 4, 2019

U.S. soybean farmers are among the most sustainable in the world, continuously improving production techniques to minimize their impact on natural resources while simultaneously growing…

Sustainability

Multiple Pathways to Profitability

Barb Baylor AndersonJul 21, 2019

Today’s farm environment requires greater creativity. With slim margins, soybean farmers must look for smart ways to improve profitability. With innovative thinking and a sensible…

Biodiesel

As Food Waste Concerns Rise, Biodiesel Plays Active Role in Reduction

Kaleb LittleJul 14, 2019

It’s no secret: Americans love fried food. But, what happens to the oil after preparing those foods is part of an ever-growing conversation on reducing…

Innovation

Uses for U.S. Soy

USSEC Staff WriterJul 13, 2019

From poultry feed to cosmetics, U.S. soybeans are used for a wide variety of products and foods for both humans and animals throughout the world.…

Precision Agriculture

Sensor-Ing A Change

Carol BrownJul 13, 2019

The agriculture industry has been using sensors in precision agriculture for some time, but researchers at the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) are pushing the boundaries…

Innovation

U.S. Soy Inside 100 Million Panels of Purebond Plywood

Kansas Soybean CommissionJul 11, 2019

A nature-inspired solution has achieved a major milestone. U.S. soybean farmers gathered alongside Salina cabinetry workers at Crestwood Inc. to celebrate the use of U.S.…

Family farms

Embracing Technology to Boost U.S. Soy Efficiency

The Food ChannelJul 10, 2019

U.S. soy growers are committed to producing a safe, sustainable food supply for the world. This video is part of an ongoing series that focuses…

Production

How Ag Technology Attracts International Buyers of U.S. Soy

Doug WinterJul 7, 2019

Executive Summary Understanding ag technology’s significance in the sustainability of U.S. Soy may lead international customers to continue buying our products. On my southern Illinois…

Soy derivatives

U.S. Soy Protein Derivatives Provide Essential Advantages

Steve UngerJul 6, 2019

As the demand for soy protein derivatives continues to increase around the world, new questions are being asked about the feasibility of product sources. Food…

Innovation

Planting Seeds for the Future: Soy Farming Innovation

American Soybean MagazineJun 19, 2019

As soy growers face challenging times, industry leaders are looking to innovation to keep U.S. soybean growers competitive and protect their ability to farm profitably.

Biodiesel

U.S. Biodiesel Output Rises in March, but Falls Below 2018 Levels

Rob HatchettJun 14, 2019

Data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed that the U.S. produced roughly 534 million liters of biodiesel in March 2019. This was up…

Biodiesel

As Food Waste Concerns Rise, Biodiesel Plays Active Role in Reduction

Kaleb LittleJun 13, 2019

It’s no secret: Americans love fried food. But, what happens to the oil after preparing those foods is part of an ever-growing conversation on reducing…