Our Farms

Gearing Up for Harvest

Quint PottingerOct 19, 2017

We’re nearly ready to begin harvesting our soybeans. I know every farmer is just as…

Weed Control

U.S. Soybean Farmers Use Technology to Produce a Sustainable Product

Susanne ZilberfarbNov 21, 2017

Maryland farmer Eric Spates talks about how he uses the same computer as both a yield monitor and a sprayer monitor. GPS and autosteer help…

Our Farms

Sustainability Meets Modern Technology in South Dakota Farm Fields

Nancy HallahanNov 15, 2017

Fourth-generation South Dakota soybean farmer David Iverson shares how he blends sustainable production practices and modern technology to be a good steward of the land.…

Cover Crops

Soybean Harvest in Maryland

Susanne ZilberfarbNov 14, 2017

Maryland farmer Eric Spates shows how he combines beans at his farm. He talks about his sustainability practices, including how his grass waterway prevents soil…

Family farms

What Costs $350,000, has the Top Speed of a Golf Cart and Makes Farmers More Sustainable?

Susanne ZilberfarbNov 6, 2017

U.S. soybean farmers rely on technological advances to maximize their profit opportunities and to sustainably produce a superior product for their customers. As he turned…


U.S. Soy is verified sustainable

USSEC Staff WriterNov 1, 2017

Did you know U.S. Soybean production is based on a national system of sustainability and conservation laws and regulations combined with careful implementation of best…

Family farms

Family Farming – The Ultimate Sustainability

Nancy HallahanOct 26, 2017

Derek Haigwood, Arkansas soybean farmer, United Soybean Board director and vice-chair of the U.S. Soybean Export Council, highlights the benefits of family farming and shares…