Sustainability
Continuous Improvement

Showcasing U.S. Soy’s Sustainability

Pascal KuipersFeb 25, 2018

European journalists visit Illinois and Iowa soybean farms to see sustainable practices in action Europeans…

Water

Tiling is Important to U.S. Soybean Farmers’ Water Management Plan

Jamie BeyerMay 19, 2018

All farmers know that rain is a good thing – in moderation.  But what do we do when it rains too much? Many of us…

Our Farms

This Living Dirt is My Family’s Legacy

Jamie BeyerMay 18, 2018

Farmers are Environmentalists, says U.S. Soybean Farmer Way before sustainability became a buzzword, my husband Rodd’s family knew that taking care of their farm’s soil,…

Crushers

Verified-Sustainable Soy: The Newest Attribute of the U.S. Soy Advantage

Nayeli VilanovaMay 13, 2018

Mexican crusher says customers demand sustainability verification Ricardo Moreno runs one of Mexico’s largest soybean oil production plants, Proteinas y Oleicos, comprised of two crushing…

Planting

Fast and Furious Planting

Matthew WildeMay 9, 2018

When it comes to planting, it’s a sprint not a marathon. After an unwanted slow start, farmers in the southern two-thirds of Iowa shot out…

Stories

U.S. Soy Farmers Focus on Water Quality

Michelle RookApr 25, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers are learning management strategies that help them be more sustainable and preserve water quality. In-field practices also help improve soil quality and…

Our Farms

New USSEC Chairman Wants International Buyers to Know About U.S. Soybean Farmers’ Commitment to Sustainability

Derek HaigwoodApr 23, 2018

Derek Haigwood Embraces Legacy of Farming, Innovation and Sustainability Derek Haigwood, the U.S. Soybean Export Council’s (USSEC) new chairman, dreams of one day turning over…