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…

Family farms

Farmers Find Innovative Ways to Share Their Stories

Laura TempleJan 20, 2020

As consumers move further from today’s technologically advanced farms, U.S. farmers have found innovative ways to share their stories and connect with their customers. Many…

Research

Genes Controlling Mycorrhizal Colonization Discovered in Soybean

University of Illinois Urbaba-ChampaignJan 19, 2020

Mycorrhizae are beneficial soil fungi that pair up with plant roots like soybeans to get a bit of energy. In return, these fungi act as…

High oleic

The Quest for Customer Innovation

USB Staff WriterJan 18, 2020

It’s not often that farmers radically change the way they produce a crop. But when it happens, it can make a major, positive impact on…

Industrial Uses

Soy innovation contest sparks air filter, odor elimination and high-protein food creations

Purdue UniversityJan 9, 2020

Purdue University students from around the world developed unique uses for soy in an innovation contest sponsored by the Indiana Soybean Alliance, a Qualified State…

High oleic

High Oleic Soybeans Provide Performance

USB Staff WriterDec 30, 2019

In the field or in the fryer, high oleic meets needs You expect the seeds you plant to meet high standards. Soybeans have to perform,…

Biotechnology

Plant Engineering Research Breakthrough Could Boost Productivity

USSEC Staff WriterDec 22, 2019

Photosynthesis research from the University of Illinois and U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service has been gaining global attention. The work of Realizing Increased…

Aquaculture

In-pond raceway systems introduced in Pakistan

RSN JanjuaDec 21, 2019

Pakistan is an emerging and rapidly growing market for U.S. soybeans, due in part to the fast development of the aquaculture sector in recent years.…

Sustainability

Alabama Soybean Farmer Takes Part in Carbon Storage Effort

Dennis PillionDec 19, 2019

U.S. soybean farmers explore innovative ways to continuously improve their sustainability, with benefits that reach beyond their farms. Annie Dee, a soybean farmer and United…

High oleic

Korean Food Processor Launches High Oleic Soybean Oil

Will McNairDec 16, 2019

Lotte Food, one of the largest food service companies in the North Asian region and a leading Korean food processor, announced in November 2019 that…

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U.S. High Oleic Soybean Oil Paves Way For Cleaner Asphalt

USSEC Staff WriterDec 11, 2019

The United Soybean Board (USB), Iowa Soybean Association, Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa, and the research team at Iowa State University recently came together to…

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Bred To Perform, High Oleic Soybeans Provide Proven Genetics

USB Staff WriterDec 6, 2019

High oleic soybeans have been in the product pipeline for more than a decade. With millions of dollars invested, seed companies took their time to…

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Making a Comeback with High Oleic Soybean Oil

USB Staff WriterDec 1, 2019

Food manufacturers primarily have shifted to using palm oil and high oleic canola oil to replace partially hydrogenated soybean oil in baking and frying fats.…

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Expanding Uses for High Oleic Soybeans

USB Staff WriterDec 1, 2019

The soy checkoff has collaborated with researchers to develop new markets for high oleic soybean oil, and recent results could make your engine a customer…

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High Oleic Soybeans Offer Innovative Solutions For End Customers

USB Staff WriterNov 30, 2019

Today’s agriculture industry is innovative in many ways, from precision farming to auto-steering to varied seeding and fertilizer rates. Why should soybean varieties be any…

Innovation

What Are Soybeans Used For?

USB Staff WriterNov 28, 2019

Soy. It’s much more than a latte option, tofu or a U.S. export China levied a tariff on. Farmers grow soybeans throughout the United States.…

Research

Innovative technology to diagnose soybean stress

Iowa State UniversityNov 23, 2019

Iowa State University engineers and plant scientists are working together to use machine learning to identify and predict disease and stress in soybeans. This innovative…