Sustainability
Sustainability

U.S. Soy Farmers Sustainably Solve Some of Society’s Biggest Challenges

Tim BardoleApr 15, 2022

This piece was originally published on www.AgriPulse.com. U.S. Soy farmers play an important role in…

Continuous Improvement

Ground Work 2022: Rains Delay Indiana Soybean Planting

Mike KoehneJun 28, 2022

This spring has continued to be a challenge in our area of the U.S. Midwest. We started planting on May 10, and we successfully planted…

Animal Feed

Researchers find improvements in feed efficiency with U.S. Soy

Chris KrullJun 23, 2022

The results are in and the numbers side with soybean meal. Studies conducted by Kansas State University and JBS show soy as having between 105% to…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Soybeans Off to Strong Start in Missouri

Neal BredehoeftJun 21, 2022

At this stage of the growing season, the crops in our area of the U.S. Midwest look really good. So far, we’ve had ample moisture.…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: North Carolina Livestock and Crops Growing

Reggie StricklandJun 17, 2022

While I know that many areas of the U.S. are desperate for the rain to stop, in our area of the Southeast, we are desperate…

Sustainability

Alabama Soybean Farmer, Front-Line Conservationist

Wendy YeagerJun 10, 2022

I grew up on a farm in south Alabama and left to pursue what I thought was my dream of becoming a veterinarian. But fate…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Illinois Planting Challenged by Rains and Supply Chain Uncertainty

Lynn RohrscheibJun 10, 2022

Spring has been wet and cool in our area of Illinois, in the heart of the U.S. Midwest. Rains limited the amount of fieldwork we…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Planting Minnesota Foodbeans in Ideal Conditions

Keith SchraderJun 3, 2022

The pattern of regular rainfall that started in late March has continued throughout the spring in our region of Minnesota, in the upper U.S. Midwest.…

Soil Health

Farmers for Soil Health

John JohnsonJun 2, 2022

Farmers are front-line caretakers of the land who work every day to conserve our natural resources. Doing so allows them to remain economically and environmentally…

Demand

Sustainable U.S. Soy Helping Meet the Food, Feed and Fuel Demands in the Americas

Brandelyn TwellmanMay 27, 2022

USSEC recognizes growth in the adoption of Sustainable U.S. Soy (SUSS) label in the Americas region. U.S. Soy farmers are leading the way in implementing…

Demand

Sustainability Matters to Buyers, Says U.S. Soy Grower Leader

Jen Del CarmenMay 27, 2022

Iowa farmer and United Soybean Board director Tom Oswald was recently featured on Siouxland News’ Proud to Be a Hometown Farmer series. Oswald spoke about…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Weather Adjusts Michigan Planting

David WilliamsMay 27, 2022

Farmers rely on the weather, but we also must adjust to what the weather allows. We’ve had to do quite a bit of adapting based…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Soybean Planting Progressing in Indiana

Mike KoehneMay 20, 2022

This spring has been a challenge — and that’s not just because of the wet, cool weather we had throughout April. I tore the meniscus…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Cool, Stormy Weather Slows Catfish Growth and Planting

Philip GoodMay 13, 2022

This spring, we’ve had an unusual number of strong storms in our area of the Southern U.S. Starting in mid-March, we had below-average temperatures, cloud…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Planting Underway in Missouri

Neal BredehoeftMay 3, 2022

A weather pattern bringing high winds and small amounts of rain at a time, like just 5 cm, or .2 inches, has slowed our start…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Meet Illinois Farmer Lynn Rohrscheib

Laura TempleMay 1, 2022

Throughout the 2022 growing season, USSOY.org will provide regular Ground Work updates from several U.S. soybean farmers around the country. Follow their updates, #GroundWork2022, to…

Family farms

Ground Work 2022: Cool Temperatures Slow North Carolina Planting

Reggie StricklandApr 29, 2022

April weather has been cooler than average in our area of the southeastern U.S., with temperatures dipping below 4°C, or 40°F, in the middle of…