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…

Demand

Cargill executive sheds light on markets, sustainability efforts

Bethany BarattaJan 19, 2021

In January, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) opened its doors to the Soy Suite, where USSEC CEO Jim Sutter discusses industry developments that impact the…

Consumer Goods

U.S. Soy Is the Miracle Bean

Hannah SchlappJan 18, 2021

Soybeans are often called “miracle beans.” Their uses are endless, dependable and, most importantly, sustainable.

U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange

U.S. Soy: The Sustainability Solution

Jen Del CarmenDec 31, 2020

Sustainability is a key differentiator for the U.S. soy industry. During the 2020 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Grains Show, Janjoris Van Diepen…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Getting Ready for 2021 in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerDec 22, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares her final 2020 Ground Work update about delivering the 2020 crop and planning for the 2021 season.

Reliability

Holiday 2020: Reliable Supply is Rooted in Perseverance, Says U.S. Soybean Farmer

Callie TurgeonDec 18, 2020

United Soybean Board director and Alabama farmer Wendy Yeager talks about what she’s grateful for this holiday season. As essential workers, farmers are committed to…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Wrapping Up Another Challenging Season

Tom GriffithsDec 17, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares his final 2020 Ground Work update on harvest, fall field work, and looking back on 2020 as a whole.

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Preparing for Next Season in Illinois

Elliott UphoffDec 15, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares his final 2020 Ground Work update about his cover crop experiment and preparation for the 2021 growing season.

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Preparing for Next Season

Lindsay GreinerDec 9, 2020

Iowa farmer Lindsay Greiner shares his final 2020 Ground Work update on completing fall fertilizer application and other fieldwork and planning for 2021.

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Ohio Weather Holds for Harvest but Limits Fall Fieldwork

Bill BaylissDec 8, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on finishing harvest and the impact of winter weather on fertilizing fields and seeding…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Finishing Harvest and Preparing for 2021 in Arkansas

Brad DoyleDec 7, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares his final 2020 Ground Work update about cleaning soybean seed for Eagle Seed Company and preparing fields for next…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Wet Delaware Conditions Limit Harvest, Cover Crops

Cory AtkinsDec 3, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on finishing harvest and challenges planting cover crops and winter wheat due to wet…

Biodiesel

Biodiesel: A Cleaner, Sustainable Choice for Today and the Future

National Biodiesel BoardDec 2, 2020

The National Biodiesel Board recently updated its sustainability platform to a new Biodiesel Sustainability Now website where visitors can learn more about this fuel. Biodiesel,…

SSAP

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

Brent BabbNov 30, 2020

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

2020 Ground Work: Catching Up on Fall Fieldwork in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerNov 24, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares a 2020 Ground Work update about fall fieldwork, including fertilizing, tillage and ditching on their farm.

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Perfect Indiana Fall Weather Allows Progress in Fields

Tom GriffithsNov 17, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on corn harvest, planting cover crops, fertilizing fields, cutting hay and shredding stalks to…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Fall Fieldwork in Illinois

Elliott UphoffNov 12, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about soybean and corn harvest on his farm.