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…

Research

Crop Residue Decisions Impact Soil Life

American Society of AgronomyAug 6, 2020

The American Society of Agronomy highlighted a Louisiana State University AgCenter research project comparing the impact of no-till and prescribed fire as crop residue management…

Innovation

Genes Controlling Mycorrhizal Colonization Discovered in Soybean

University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignJul 30, 2020

University of Illinois research on beneficial soil fungi, mycorrhizal colonization with soybeans, discovered genes that could be used for innovative soybean breeding to improve sustainability…

Innovation

Cyber-physical System Innovation Promises to Boost Yields

U.S. Sustainability AllianceJul 29, 2020

Engineers, geneticists, agronomists, system modelers and machine-learning experts at Iowa State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are working on an innovation that promises to…

Innovation

Soybean Breeding for Drought Tolerance – COVID Style

Lisa M. BalbesJul 28, 2020

Due to COVID-19, soybean breeding researchers had to weigh, bag, and label seeds for 10,000 plots from their garages, dining room tables, and back porches.…

Innovation

Soy-based Herbicide Wins Student Soybean Innovation Competition

Purdue UniversityJul 17, 2020

Purdue University students developed a soy-based herbicide to win a soy innovation contest.

Innovation

U.S. Soy Shoes Donated To Frontline Workers

USB Staff WriterJul 8, 2020

Soy checkoff commends footwear company’s pledge to donate 10,000 pairs of soy-based sandals to health care workers amid COVID-19.

Innovation

Clemson Researchers Closer to Developing Heat-Tolerant Soybeans

USSEC Staff WriterJul 1, 2020

Clemson University research reached a milestone in developing heat-tolerant soybeans by identifying genetic markers related to heat stress response.

Aquaculture

U.S. Soy Hosts Digital Aquaculture Conference

USSEC Staff WriterJun 30, 2020

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted a global digital aquaculture conference discussing how the impact of COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic, on the industry, emphasizing…

Innovation

Research Aims to Boost Soybean Quality

USSEC Staff WriterJun 24, 2020

A multi-state study led by Kansas State University investigated relationships between soybean quality, or protein concentration, and factors including yield, geography and more.

Continuous Improvement

Soy Innovation and Sustainability

Missouri Soybean AssociationJun 23, 2020

The Missouri Soybean Association and Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council share research about genetic diversity in soybeans and the Center for Soy Innovation.

Aquaculture

Global Aquaculture Academy Launches In-pond Raceway System Course

Global Aquaculture AllianceJun 16, 2020

The Global Aquaculture Academy, part of the Global Aquaculture Alliance, launched an in-pond raceway systems online learning course with support from the U.S. Soybean Export…

Innovation

Scientist Takes Bird’s Eye View of Soybean Genetics

University of ArkansasJun 10, 2020

A University of Arkansas study funded by the soy checkoff used aerial imaging from drones to identify soybean genetics related to fixing nitrogen to breed…

Aquaculture

Research Investigates Potential for Soy Protein Concentrate in Juvenile Pearl Gentian Grouper Diets

Global Aquaculture AllianceJun 6, 2020

The Global Aquaculture Alliance highlighted research showing that soy protein concentrate can be included in juvenile pearl gentian group diets at levels below 30%.

Cover Crops

Early Soybean Planting Supports Cover Crops

USSEC Staff WriterJun 5, 2020

An Illinois agronomist explained the link between planting soybeans early and establishing cover crops at an Illinois Soybean Association event that was summarized in and…

Innovation

Soy Innovation Challenge Seeks to Enhance Soy Value Chain Through Innovation and Technology

George HarperMay 28, 2020

In the existing soybean supply chain, U.S. soy farmers are principally price takers without transparent access to market signals originating from end users. Similarly, the…

Innovation

Nanotechnology Innovation Supports Sustainability 

Laura TempleApr 25, 2020

Nanotechnology applications in agriculture from Aqua-Yield provide an input delivery system that improves fertilizer, micronutrient and pesticide chemical efficacy. This innovation supports continuous improvement in…