Innovation
Family farms

Iowa Women Farmers Hone Marketing Skills for U.S. Soy

Joseph L. MurphyMar 30, 2022

Thin market, carryover, strengthening basis and arbitrage – the terms can be dizzying for those…

Food

U.S. Soy Provides Innovative Solutions for Baking

Jen Del CarmenApr 14, 2022

In dealing with supply chain constraints, many baking formulators are looking for options when it comes to fats and oils. High oleic soy products’ availability…

Aquaculture

Producing Fish Sustainably through In-Pond Raceway Systems (IPRS)

Brandelyn TwellmanMar 21, 2022

The U.S. Soybean Export Council invests in innovative tools enabling customers to make research-based data-driven decisions in their choices of soybeans and soybean products. This…

Production

Precision Ag Supports Sustainable Soybean Production

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilMar 10, 2022

U.S. soybean farmers are investing in proven technology and targeted innovations that elevate yield, reduce costs and ensure sustainable production. With Global Positioning Systems (GPS)…

Innovation

U.S. Soy Gives Women a Seat at the Table

Brandelyn TwellmanMar 7, 2022

From farmers to boss ladies, a panel of women in agriculture confronted barriers to gender equality in the industry during a recent roundtable at Expo…

Aquaculture

Philippines Adopts Aquaculture Innovation to Advance Food Security

Brandelyn TwellmanFeb 18, 2022

The Philippines’ inaugural In-Pond Raceway System (IPRS) marks a great milestone in the country’s aquaculture sector. This technology allows aqua farmers to use the same…

Cover Crops

Crop Protection Plans Keep U.S. Soybeans Sustainable

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 9, 2022

U.S. soybean farmers manage the challenges presented by weeds, insects and diseases with experience, knowledge and approved technology. To avoid yield loss and, ultimately, loss…

Aquaculture

Nothing Fishy Here: U.S. Soy Protein Feeds Aquaculture, Grows Demand

USB Staff WriterJan 19, 2022

Startled by his alarm, Philip Good reached for his phone, half asleep. A flick of his finger across the screen showed him the oxygen levels…

Consumer Goods

U.S. Soy: A Gift for All Seasons

USB Staff WriterDec 21, 2021

Higher performance, increased sustainability and lower cost — these are just a few of the demands that today’s modern consumers expect. For companies relying on…

Animal Feed

Processing Condition Indicator (PCI)

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 29, 2021

The methods and conditions under which soybean meal is processed can greatly impact the nutritional quality of its protein. To a lesser degree, carbohydrate and…

Continuous Improvement

USDA Invests Over $3 Billion in More Resilient, Climate Smart Agriculture

U.S. Sustainability AllianceNov 5, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $3 billion to address the most pressing issues in the food system. The funding will be focused…

Innovation

Agriculture: Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem Through Biodiversity

Gary WheelerNov 1, 2021

A two-year sustainability pilot project in Missouri aims to deliver benefits to U.S. soybean farmers and their customers. Soybean and corn farmers in this Midwestern…

Our Farms

Watch U.S. Soy Grow: Soy Span Provides 24/7 Access to U.S. Soybean Farm

Jen Del CarmenJul 30, 2021

If you’d like to come by Doug Winter’s farm, you don’t need to call first. In fact, the U.S. soybean grower doesn’t care what time…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2021: New York State Crops Emerging Well

Ralph LottJun 21, 2021

Despite our late start to planting, we were able to get all our soybeans planted by June 4, a week after we finished planting corn.…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2021: Round-the-Clock Planting in Kentucky

Caleb RaglandMay 10, 2021

It has been a strange spring. Much of April was cool and dry. However, by the last week of April, we started getting rains that…

Exports

Reliable U.S. Soy: Exporter Leads Soybean Variety Development in Texas to Fill Import Gap in Mexico

Mauricio GarciaMay 3, 2021

U.S. Soy is committed to delivering high-quality U.S. soybeans efficiently to our customers. It requires a big effort and connecting many dots to get those…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Preparing New York State Fields

Ralph LottApr 26, 2021

In mid-April, we received the rain we had been waiting for to provide some soil moisture. It came with cool temperatures. Our long-term forecast shows…