Supply
Production

U.S. Soybean Farmers Prepare to Plant More Acres of Soybeans in 2018

Jen Del CarmenMar 30, 2018

Spring officially arrived in the United States last week, and with the new season comes…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Meet Michigan Farmer Laurie Isley

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 25, 2021

Laurie Isley and her husband Jim grow soybeans and corn on their Michigan farm in the Lake Erie Basin. She will share Ground Work 2021…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Meet Illinois Farmer Daryl Cates

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 23, 2021

Illinois farmer Daryl Cates raises soybeans, corn, wheat and double crop soybeans along the Mississippi River. He will share Ground Work 2021 updates on USSOY.org…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Meet Alabama Farmer Wendy Yeager

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 19, 2021

Wendy Yeager grows soybeans, cotton, peanuts, grain sorghum and winter wheat on her central Alabama farm. She will share Ground Work 2021 updates on USSOY.org…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Meet New York Farmer Ralph Lott

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 16, 2021

Ralph Lott farms with his wife and two sons in New York State. He will share Ground Work 2021 updates on USSOY.org throughout the growing…

Supply Chain

Agricultural Supply Chain Asia Spotlights the Value of U.S. Soy and Grains

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 4, 2021

USSEC & USGC hosted 3rd Ag Supply Chain Asia conference, Jan. 26-28, yielding sales reported by attendees of 1.3 million metric tons worth a value…

Animal Feed

U.S. Soy Industry Pivots Customer Engagement Amid Pandemic to Strengthen Pan-Asia Relationships

Paul Murphy-SpoonerJun 24, 2020

Drawing Secretary Perdue and Under Secretary McKinney, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) Pan-Asia Digital Conference provided valuable global and U.S. market insights to 1,700…

Infrastructure

The Resilience of U.S. Soy Trade in Uncertain Times

Eric WoodieJun 15, 2020

The U.S. soy trade is resilient, says Eric Woodie, trade analyst for the Illinois Soybean Association, pointing to reliable supply and transportation.

Demand

May WASDE Sees USDA Raise World Soybean Carryout

Alan BarrettJun 9, 2020

Doane analyst Alan Barrett provides key takeaways from the May WASDE.

Demand

May WASDE Sees USDA Lower Soybean Product Consumption

Alan BarrettJun 5, 2020

U.S. packing plants are dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks, which affects demand for soybean meal.

Demand

Surge in Natto’s Popularity May Help Swell Soybean Demand

Will McNairMay 24, 2020

As Japanese consumers and end users increasingly demand natto, the U.S. soy industry may have an opportunity to increase its exports of natto soybeans.

Exports

Delivery Process Helps Get U.S. Soy to Buyers

Alan BarrettMay 13, 2020

This piece explains the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)’s delivery process.

Planting

Soybean Seed Transportation Logistics Adapt During Pandemic

USSEC Staff WriterMay 12, 2020

Airlines ensure timely transportation of soybean seed to the U.S. to be planted during the 2020 season during the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, outbreak.

Infrastructure

Pandemic Highlights Value of U.S. Soy

Gordon DennyMay 7, 2020

The U.S. remains the producer of a reliable supply of soybeans and soy products and maintains the advantages of U.S. soy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Demand

Parana River Levels Shifting Volumes to U.S.

Alan BarrettMay 5, 2020

Lower water levels along Argentina’s Parana River may limit that country’s exports and possibly boost U.S soybean sales.

Demand

Exporter Panel Affirms Ability of U.S. Soy to Reliably Deliver 

USSEC Staff WriterMay 3, 2020

The U.S. Export Capacity Update panel discussion during the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) global digital conference described the ability for the U.S. soybean industry…