Sustainability
Water

Bioreactors: Another Instrument in U.S. Soy Farmers’ Sustainability Toolkits

Iowa Soybean AssociationOct 8, 2018

Wood-chip bioreactors work with tile drainage to help reduce the amount of nitrates in water…

Family farms

The Faces of U.S. Soy Farming: A Family Affair

Wisconsin Soybean Marketing BoardJul 5, 2019

Having a consistent supply of high-quality, sustainably produced soybeans is vitally important to international soy buyers, and U.S. soy farmers are up to the challenge.…

Innovation

Advancements in Satellite Imagery

USB Staff WriterJul 3, 2019

NASA’s new technology is a breakthrough for farmers and agriculturalists throughout the world. The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite, launched in 2015, produces high-definition…

Precision Agriculture

Connecting Precision Ag Tech to Sustainability

USSEC Staff WriterJun 29, 2019

Just north of the Missouri River near Carrolton, Mo., Marc and Meagan Kaiser of Kaiser Family Farms run a multi-generational soybean and corn operation that…

SSAP

The SSAP: A Guideline to Responsible Farming

Pascal KuipersJun 26, 2019

The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) was created by the U.S. Soy Family – USSEC, the United Soybean Board and the American Soybean Association…

SSAP

The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) Simplified

Pascal KuipersJun 26, 2019

U.S. soybean farmers understand the importance of sustainable farming to protect valuable environmental resources. By doing so, they preserve and protect their farming operation for…

Family farms

The Faces of U.S. Soy Farming: The Business of Farming

Wisconsin Soybean Marketing BoardJun 26, 2019

Having a consistent supply of high-quality, sustainably produced soybeans is vitally important to international soy buyers, and U.S. soy farmers are up to the challenge.…

Family farms

“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Examines U.S. Natural Resources and Conservation”

USSEC Staff WriterJun 24, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019report on May 7. The report, which describes…

Family farms

“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Looks at U.S. Farm Production and Management

USSEC Staff WriterJun 17, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019 report on May 7. The report, which describes…

Family farms

The Faces of U.S. Soy Farming: Conservation Practices

Wisconsin Soybean Marketing BoardJun 12, 2019

Having a consistent supply of high-quality, sustainably produced soybeans is vitally important to international soy buyers, and U.S. soy farmers are up to the challenge.…

Sustainability

“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Takes Deep Dive into U.S. Farms and Farm Productivity

USSEC Staff WriterJun 10, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019 report on May 7. The report, which describes…

Our Farms

How Ag Technology Attracts International Buyers of U.S. Soy

Doug WinterJun 6, 2019

Executive Summary Understanding ag technology’s significance in the sustainability of U.S. Soy may lead international customers to continue buying our products. On my southern Illinois…

Sustainability

USDA’s ERS Releases “Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report

USSEC Staff WriterJun 3, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019 report on May 7. The report describes trends…

Family farms

The Faces of U.S. Soy Farming: Agricultural Business Graduate Returns to Family Farm

Wisconsin Soybean Marketing BoardMay 28, 2019

Having a consistent supply of high-quality, sustainably produced soybeans is vitally important to international soy buyers, and U.S. soy farmers are up to the challenge.…

Sustainability

U.S. Soybean Farmers Validate Sustainability for Consumers

Michelle RookMay 21, 2019

U.S. soybean farmers like Lewis Bainbridge have been practicing sustainability methods such as no till and cover crops for many years, but are now providing…

Family farms

U.S. Soy: Stewardship of the Land

The Food ChannelMay 10, 2019

U.S. soy growers are committed to producing a safe, sustainable food supply for the world. This video is part of an ongoing series that focuses…

Family farms

The Faces of U.S. Soy

The Food ChannelApr 26, 2019

U.S. soy growers are committed to producing a safe, sustainable food supply for the world. This video is part of an ongoing series that focuses…