Sustainability
Family farms

This is Planting

Meagan KaiserJul 19, 2018

It all starts with planting. At every U.S. Soy farm, that means beginning with the…

Cover Crops

Cover Crops Help U.S. Soybean Farmers Preserve Their Land

Derek HaigwoodSep 21, 2018

Cover crops are one production practice that not only make U.S. soybean farmers more sustainable, but also help fertilize crops with organic matter and prevent…

Cover Crops

U.S. Soybean Versatility Highlighted at Dakotafest

Michelle RookSep 20, 2018

The soybean industry is a dynamic part of South Dakota's economy with meal and oil products providing feed for livestock and food for consumers. Farmers…

Exports

Farming is “A Family Affair” for USSEC Chairman

Derek HaigwoodSep 16, 2018

Farming is a family affair on the Haigwood family farm in Jackson County, Arkansas, and Derek Haigwood calls the farmland "his greatest resource." He's not…

Sustainability

Is U.S. Soy Farming Sustainable?

Kansas Farm Food ConnectionSep 14, 2018

Crop roation, contour farming and water conservation are just a few of the sustainable farming practices the Winsor family uses to help improve the soil…

Sustainability

Knowing the Land Makes Farmer More Efficient

Ron MooreSep 12, 2018

Ron Moore really knows his farm fields - from what crops thrive where to what tillage practices work best to how significant weed pressure is…

Family farms

Illinois Soybean Farmer is Proud to Practice “The Ultimate Sustainability”

Ron MooreSep 9, 2018

Ron Moore set out to be an accountant, not a farmer. But he says trading the corporate world for the family farm was “one of…

SSAP

The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol

Lisa HumphreysSep 8, 2018

You’ve heard the stat before; more than 9 billion people will inhabit the earth by 2050. Farmers must be sustainable in order to meet this…

Sustainability

Sustainable Ag is a Family Tradition on Arkansas Farm

Derek HaigwoodSep 5, 2018

Derek Haigwood is grateful to be reaping the benefits of practices his forefathers put into place 50 years ago. This family tradition is one he…

Soil Health

Soil Management

Ron MooreSep 4, 2018

Like most U.S. soybean farmers, Ron Moore takes great care in managing his soil. No-till farming, or the practice of planting seeds into the previous…

Conservation Tillage

U.S. Soy: Verified Sustainable

Lisa HumphreysSep 4, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers fulfil promises to their families, communities and the earth. They promise to care for the land to ensure the future of the family…

Production

Consistency is Key on Arkansas Soybean Farm

Derek HaigwoodSep 2, 2018

Arkansas soybean farmer, Derek Haigwood, strives to produce soy that is consistent in both quality and yields. It stands to reason that if field conditions…

Cover Crops

Soybeans Through the Seasons

Kelly BoswellSep 1, 2018

This educational video, produced by the Kentucky Soybean Board, is a primer on U.S. Soy. U.S. farmers demonstrate planting, growing, and harvesting soybeans. They also…

No till

No-till Farming Plays Big Role in Illinois Soybean Farmer’s Soil Management Plan

Ron MooreAug 30, 2018

Like most U.S. soybean farmers, Ron Moore takes great care in managing his soil. No-till farming, or the practice of planting seeds into the previous…

Sustainability

Three Ways My Farm is Sustainable

Dawn ScheierAug 27, 2018

Like most moms, I make decisions in my everyday life based on sustainability. To me, that means I am doing what I think is right…

Water

Ohio Farmers Mindful of Water Quality

Ohio Soybean CouncilAug 24, 2018

The Stickel brothers have always been mindful of the value and importance of preserving water quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin. Together, Andy who…

Water

U.S. Soy Farmers Strive to Reduce Water Use

Nathan GregoryAug 16, 2018

Innovations in irrigation techniques help U.S. Soy growers to use less water. This story from Mississippi State University Extension Service highlights how the Row-crop Irrigation…