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…

Biotechnology

One Step Closer to a Higher Stearate Soybean Oil

Lisa M. BalbesJan 5, 2021

New research published in the Journal of Experimental Botany describes the discovery of new alleles that could lead to soybean varieties with higher stearate levels in the oil and good agronomics.  …

Biodiesel

Biodiesel big in the Big Apple

Bethany BarattaDec 28, 2020

Iowa soybean farmers got a glimpse of New York’s usage and reliance on soybean oil in biodiesel during the National Biodiesel Board’s (NBB) virtual biodiesel…

Quality

Wrap up your Soy Checkoff Investments for Those on your Holiday List

USB Staff WriterDec 23, 2020

As the holidays approach, the lists of wants and needs grow. With the help of the soy checkoff through checkoff-funded research efforts, you can add…

Quality

U.S. Soy: Collaboration is More Important than Ever

USFRA Staff WriterDec 14, 2020

United Soybean Board CEO and director Lynn Rohrscheib took part in a U.S. Farmers and Ranchers in Action (USFRA) Farm + Food + Facts podcast.…

Industrial Uses

Goodyear and Skechers in Step with U.S. Soy

USB Staff WriterOct 28, 2020

U.S. soy is now found in new lines of Skechers footwear, thanks to their collaboration with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

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.…