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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…

Crushers

U.S. Soy Processors Expand Domestic Crush Capacity

Rob HatchettJan 20, 2019

A recent study indicates that two new crush facilities are expected to open their operations in 2019, with a third crush plant expected to start…

Buyers

Exemplary Feedback from End Users Drives Buyers to Purchase U.S. Soy

Kedar KulkarniDec 30, 2018

Chandrashekhar Exports is a well-known global supplier of grain and feed ingredients in India. While attending the U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange, company representatives were…

Crushers

U.S. Soy Processors Expand Domestic Crush Capacity

Rob HatchettDec 29, 2018

A recent study indicates that two new crush facilities are expected to open their operations in 2019, with a third crush plant expected to start…

Exports

Available U.S. Soy Export Capacity Increases Year-Over-Year

Rob HatchettDec 21, 2018

As the mercury falls and the calendar comes to an end, U.S. grain and oilseed shipments typically slow as well. This year is somewhat of…

Buyers

Meeting the Faces Behind U.S. Soy Products

Jorge VargasDec 19, 2018

Excellent quality and a steady supply - these are two things Jorge Vargas looks for when purchasing soy for aquaculture. He's found both in U.S.…

End Users

When Specialty Markets Call, U.S. Companies Answer

Timothy LohDec 15, 2018

Small Missouri Grain Facility Hopes to Provide Premium Soybeans for Niche Markets In late August, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted the U.S. Soy…

Quality

Ohio Soybean Farmer Represents “Bread Basket of the World” In Southeast Asia

Bill BaylissDec 13, 2018

As an Ohio soybean farmer, Bill Bayliss knows that about 2/3 of his soybeans are exported. He's proud to farm in the Midwest - "the…

Buyers

Trust and Logistics are Important to Costa Rican Soy Buyer

Jose AlvaradoDec 5, 2018

It’s human nature to want to do business with people you know and trust. Jose Alvarado has gotten to know U.S. soybean suppliers at events…

Harvest

U.S. Soybean Harvest Enters Final Stretch

Rob HatchettNov 30, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated that 91 percent of the 2018 U.S. soybean crop had been harvested as…

Marketplace

USDA’s November WASDE Increases U.S. Soybean Availability

Rob HatchettNov 29, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its latest view of the U.S. and global crop outlooks on November 8. The report included analysts’ views…

Demand

“Soy has Gotten the Attention of Everybody in the World”

Bob SinnerNov 26, 2018

Indonesia is a country of 170 million people. In this populous country that not only appreciates, but also celebrates tempeh, Bob Sinner of SB&B Foods…

Supply Chain

Michigan Farmer Builds Relationships with Southeast Asia Soy Buyers

Alan MooreNov 2, 2018

When it comes to the global soy supply chain, both buyers and producer play critical roles. U.S. soybean farmer Alan Moore wants his end users…

Economics

For Soy Meal Economics, Origin Matters

Pam HelmsingOct 22, 2018

Much like a trip down the grocery store aisle, animal agriculture producers have many options when it comes to choosing ingredients for poultry, aquaculture and…

Economics

Opinion: University of Illinois Leading the Way in Global Food Security

Peter GoldsmithOct 5, 2018

To improve food security in Sub-Saharan Africa and many other regions of the world, agricultural production systems need to be transformed. With widespread support, the…

Transportation

Consistent Supply Puts U.S. Soy in Demand

Chris KrullOct 3, 2018

When delays of just days can result in big costs, U.S. soy customers buy for reliable supply Supply isn’t sexy. Steve Jobs isn’t remembered for…

Marketplace

USDA Raises U.S. Soybean Projections

John BaizeAug 26, 2018

Favorable weather helps U.S. soybean farmers grow abundant supply of high-quality soybeans This month, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) raised its outlook for…