Sustainability
Our Farms

Farmers Prioritize Talking Sustainability to U.S. Soy Customers

Jen Del CarmenAug 31, 2017

U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and United Soybean Board (USB) director Doug Winter knows a…

Water

U.S. Soy Farmers Prioritize Water Conservation

Elsie WetzelSep 19, 2017

When it comes to sustainable farming practices, there’s no “one size fits all” solution. What works for one farm might not be a fit for…

Our Farms

Keeping Our Soil Healthy With Cover Crops

Greg GrevingSep 14, 2017

Greg Greving farms with his two sons, Jeremy and Shane, near Chapman, Nebraska. They raise soybeans, corn, seed corn and wheat.   [gallery ids="2290,2289,2292,2291"]

Stories

Many Modes of Transportation Keep U.S. Soy Reliable, Competitive

USSEC Staff WriterSep 8, 2017

Wilkins Farm, Greenwood, Delaware As he harvests his crops on his farm in the Mid Atlantic portion of the United States, Richard Wilkins has a lot…

Animal Feed

U.S. Soy Used in Waters Worldwide

USSEC Staff WriterSep 8, 2017

Mike Beard never thought his Indiana soybeans would be used for feeding tilapia or shrimp on the other side of the globe. But with more…

Aquaculture

Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Certification Program Approved as Seafood Supplier Monitor by Walmart

Kelly ColemanSep 1, 2017

The Global Aquaculture Alliance has recently announced that the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) sustainability certification program has been approved by Walmart, the world’s largest retailer,…

Cover Crops

Sustainable Spraying

Lauren BieglerAug 31, 2017

It has been a pretty uneventful summer for our soybeans. We had a late start planting with cool, wet weather, but got heat and sunshine…