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…

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…

Soil Health

Innovative Soil Nutrient Mapping Technology Wins Award

Ohio Soybean CouncilFeb 28, 2020

An innovative soil nutrient mapping and testing platform developed by Persistence Data Mining, Inc. and the Ohio Soybean Council won a 2019 R&D 100 Award.…

Research

Building a soybean to withstand floods

Missouri RuralistFeb 26, 2020

As U.S. farmers manage challenging field conditions to continually grow a reliable supply of high-quality soybeans, the United Soybean Board (USB) funds production research to…

Continuous Improvement

Soy What?

BOSS MagazineFeb 21, 2020

The United Soybean Board administers the national soy checkoff for the United States on behalf of U.S. soybean farmers. This in-depth conversation with CEO Polly…

Biotechnology

New USB-FFAR Partnership Boosts Protein in Soybeans

USB Staff WriterFeb 7, 2020

A $3.2 million investment between the United Soybean Board and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research is enhancing the U.S. soy industry’s competitive advantage,…

Biotechnology

Weather Reinforces Value of Genetics and Technology

USSEC Staff WriterJan 25, 2020

For U.S. farmers, 2019 was filled with challenging growing conditions. But despite heavy rains, floods, late planting and early winter storms, the U.S. soybean and…

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…