In December 2019, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) celebrated the 50th anniversary of the U.S. soy industry’s trade relationship with the European Union in Frankfurt, Germany. Representatives from the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region were also present at this landmark event. Watch as USSEC Chairman and United Soybean Board (USB) director Derek Haigwood, a soybean farmer from Arkansas, discusses how these markets have grown in recent years and why he’s optimistic for the future.
U.S. Soybean Export Council
USSEC is a dynamic partnership of key stakeholders, representing soybean producers, commodity shippers, merchandisers, allied agribusinesses and agricultural organizations. Through a global network of international offices and strong support in the U.S., we help build a preference for U.S. soybeans and soybean products, advocate for the use of soy in feed, aquaculture and human consumption, promote the benefits of soy use through education and connect industry leaders through a robust membership program.