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

USSEC: Aquaculture ‘showing some life’ in sub-Saharan Africa

Global Aquaculture AllianceOct 13, 2019

By 2030, 62 percent of all seafood produced for human consumption will come from aquaculture. Today, about 50 percent of seafood comes from the aquaculture…

High oleic

U.S. Soy International Buyers Enjoy High Oleic Luncheon at Illinois Farm

Will McNairOct 10, 2019

In August, more than 250 international U.S. soy buyers were fed a meal featuring U.S. high oleic soybean oil. The buyers were participating in a…

Industrial Uses

Soy Backs Artificial Turf with Sustainability

USB Staff WriterOct 9, 2019

Consumer demand for sustainable products continues to increase, and soy is ready to deliver. For artificial grass, soy plays a significant role in the product’s…

Innovation

Soy Solutions: Soybean Wax Has Exponential Potential

Lauren HouskaOct 8, 2019

Where there is inefficiency, there is opportunity. Three billion pounds of cardboard waste might just provide an important opportunity for U.S. soybean farmers. Iowa State…

Our Farms

Plant Breeders Discuss Innovation in Plant Breeding

National Corn Growers AssociationOct 6, 2019

In a newly released video, CommonGround Iowa volunteer Sara Ross shares her perspective on plant breeding innovation with the help of a fellow mom —…

Biotechnology

The Benefits of Biotech

American Soybean AssociationOct 5, 2019

United Soybean Board (USB) Director Keith Kemp discusses producing more with less using biotechnology. Biotechnology allows U.S. Soy farmers to reduce the amount of water…

Biodiesel

Biodiesel Drives Demand for U.S. Soybean Oil

Kaleb LittleOct 3, 2019

The use of biodiesel, a U.S. soy innovation, is on the rise. Over the last decade, biodiesel demand for soybean oil increased by 300 percent.…

Biodiesel

Biodiesel Demand for U.S. Soybean Oil Boosted Numbers Over Last Decade

Kaleb LittleSep 29, 2019

Increasing markets and building more demand for soybeans is top of mind for many soybean growers throughout the United States. One market that may have…

Innovation

Just Keep Watching Us

USB Staff WriterSep 28, 2019

The U.S. soy industry has come a long way, and you can already find it in lots of places. But U.S. soybean growers and exporters…

Sustainability

The House That U.S. Soy Built: Soy-based Products are on the Leading Edge of Sustainable Housing

USB Staff WriterSep 22, 2019

From soy-based foam vehicle cushions to daily skin moisturizers, soy is no stranger to the average home thanks to sustainable innovation. Researchers and innovators from…

Gene editing

Three Common Misconceptions about the “Dangers” of Genetic Engineering and GMOs

Marc BrazeauSep 21, 2019

In a previous piece, we looked at six of the most common misconceptions still floating around regarding GMOs: Genetic engineering is not the same as…

Biotechnology

Checkoff-funded Research Scientists Finding Solutions to SCN Resistance

SCN CoalitionSep 21, 2019

Because nematodes are a constantly evolving pest, the North Central Soybean Research Program and the United Soybean Board have joined forces on a National Soybean…

Family farms

The Modern Family Farm

Brandelyn MartinSep 14, 2019

The latest census of agriculture results show notable changes on the family farm, from more operators and more female operators to increased reliance on technology.…

Biotechnology

Six Essential Plant Breeding Questions Answered

Jen Del CarmenSep 12, 2019

Farmers rely on tools like plant breeding innovation to maintain U.S. soy’s global competitive edge, keep up with demand for sustainable soy and meet the…

Innovation

Broadband in Rural America: The Key to Improving Innovation, Sustainability for U.S. Soy Farmers and Their Customers

Lisa HumphreysSep 9, 2019

Technology has vastly improved the way U.S. soybean farmers work. Improving efficiency, accuracy, and technology has allowed for more precision and better quality all while…

Food

U.S. Soy in the Kitchen

The Food ChannelAug 31, 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…