June WASDE Report: Ending Stocks Increase, Supply Remains Tight

Julie DeeringJun 11, 2021

High prices may sideline more U.S. soybeans, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s World…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Meet Kentucky Farmer Caleb Ragland

USSEC Staff WriterMar 15, 2021

Kentucky farmers Caleb and Leanne Ragland raise soybeans, corn, winter wheat and pigs. They will share Ground Work 2021 updates on throughout the growing…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Meet Iowa Farmer Tim Bardole

USSEC Staff WriterMar 11, 2021

Tim Bardole farms with his father, his brother and his son near Rippey, Iowa, in the heart of the U.S. Midwest. He will share Ground…

Our Farms

Ask a Farmer: U.S. Growers Expected to Plant Record Numbers of Soybean Acres This Year

Jen Del CarmenMar 2, 2021

Iowa farmer Tim Bardole talks about planting more soybean acres in 2021, family farming, sustainability, and leadership.

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…

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…

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 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…


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.


May WASDE Sees USDA Raise World Soybean Carryout

Alan BarrettJun 9, 2020

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


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.


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.


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.


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.