Sustainability
U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange

Tomorrow’s Tools: Architecting Green Equities

USSEC Staff WriterJul 2, 2021

As food and agribusinesses come under fire from consumers and investors to improve sustainability, access…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2021: Illinois Harvest Just Underway

Daryl CatesSep 15, 2021

We had hot, dry weather the last two weeks of August, in my area along the Mississippi River in the heart of the U.S. Midwest.…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2021: Season Just Starting to Change for Michigan Soybeans

Laurie IsleySep 13, 2021

As August ends and September begins, we are seeing the first signs of fall in our region of Michigan, in the eastern U.S. Midwest. I…

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Ground Work 2021: Iowa Weather Compressing Growing Season, Yield

Tim BardoleSep 10, 2021

Our crops look like they put up a good fight this year, but they have reached the point of shutting down biological processes for the…

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Quality U.S. Soyfood Beans: Careful Management in Ohio Protects Crop Quality

Jeff MagyarSep 3, 2021

As one of the U.S. farmers raising high-quality, food-grade soybeans, I focus on protecting the quality of those soybeans throughout the season. In fact, every…

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Ground Work 2021: Managing Disease and Insect Pressure in Alabama Soybeans

Wendy YeagerSep 1, 2021

It’s the time of year when diseases and insects invade our growing crops. All the crops are growing well and we are currently looking good…

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Ground Work 2021: Growing Soybeans and Markets in New York State

Ralph LottAug 31, 2021

Our crops continue to look good. The weather in our area of the U.S. Northeast has been dry, but our soybeans and corn haven’t been…

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Ground Work 2021: Rain Needed to Fill Out North Dakota Soybeans

Matt GastAug 24, 2021

Our fields are getting drier. After several weeks of ideal conditions, my town has recorded just 1 cm, or 0.4 inch, of rain in the…

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Ground Work 2021: Protecting Soybean Yield and Quality in Illinois

Daryl CatesAug 20, 2021

This season continues to change constantly. In my area along the Mississippi River in the heart of the U.S. Midwest, we’ve had very dry conditions,…

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Ground Work 2021: Defending Soybeans against Kentucky Pests

Caleb RaglandAug 19, 2021

Though our double-crop soybeans got off to a good start in late June, the month of July was fairly dry. The crops are getting thirsty.…

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Ground Work 2021: Promoting Sustainable Practices in Michigan Soybeans

Laurie IsleyAug 10, 2021

From mid-July through August, we are consistently watching and waiting for rain. Thankfully, we have had very timely rains so far this season in our…

U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange

Don’t Take Our Word for It: #USSOYExchange is the Premier Industry Event

USSEC Staff WriterAug 9, 2021

The U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Grains Conference is the event for anyone in the soy business. As the premier event connecting international…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2021: Heat and Drought Stressing Iowa Soybeans

Tim BardoleAug 9, 2021

It is still very dry in our area of Iowa in the U.S. Midwest. The crops still look ok right now, but they are on…

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Ground Work 2021: Soybeans – and Other Crops – Blooming in Alabama

Wendy YeagerJul 30, 2021

Our soybeans, and the rest of our crops, are looking good so far this season. This month, we have had adequate rainfall every few weeks…

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Ground Work 2021: Soybeans Thriving in New York State

Ralph LottJul 30, 2021

Our crops are looking good. Although the weather has been dry, we have consistently been getting enough rain to help the crops grow. So far,…

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Ground Work 2021: Ideal Growing Conditions for North Dakota Soybeans

Matt GastJul 26, 2021

While some areas of the U.S., including my state, are way too dry, other areas of the country are way too wet. But in my…

SSAP

Sustainable U.S. Soy recognized by Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee

USSEC Staff WriterJul 23, 2021

The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) hits 100 million metric tons cumulative exports milestone, and is recognized by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic…