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

IPRS Helps Mexican Tilapia Producer to Boost Results

USSEC Staff WriterOct 23, 2020

Complejo Acuícola Tupez, a commercial tilapia farm in Veracruz, México is achieving positive results through the U.S. Soybean Export Council’s In-Pond Raceway System. USSEC Program…

Research

New Vision for Next Decade of Soybean, Plant Research

Lisa M. BalbesOct 22, 2020

In a recently released report entitled “Plant science decadal vision 2020-2030: Reimagining the potential of plants for a healthy and sustainable future,” more than 40…

Biotechnology

Soybean Farmers Benefit from Nobel Prize-Winning Research

Lisa M. BalbesOct 15, 2020

Last week, the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier (Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, Berlin, Germany) and Jennifer A. Doudna (University of…

Health

Soybeans Heal Skin in Innovative Medical Application

USSEC Staff WriterOct 6, 2020

OmegaSkin is a soy-based regenerative skin substitute technology from NeuEsse. The soybean-based protein application can be used for ulcers, burns and slow-closing wounds.

Biotechnology

From the Lab to the Farm: How Gene Editing Is Done

McKenna DosierSep 29, 2020

The soy checkoff initiated research to identify how advancements in gene editing can help farmers produce a better crop.

Quality

U.S. Soy Investments Benefit Farmers and Customers

American Soybean AssociationSep 15, 2020

The soy checkoff allows U.S. soybean farmers to invest in the long-term success of the soybean industry to benefit farmers and global customers.

Quality

New soybean grain system promotes greater efficiency

Ohio's Country JournalSep 7, 2020

A new soybean handling system for an Ohio farmer demonstrates how U.S. soybean farmers protect crop quality before sending soybeans into the supply chain.

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.