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The House That U.S. Soy Built: Soy-based Products are on the Leading Edge of Sustainable Housing

USB Staff WriterSep 22, 2019

From soy-based foam vehicle cushions to daily skin moisturizers, soy is no stranger to the average home thanks to sustainable innovation. Researchers and innovators from…

Gene editing

Three Common Misconceptions about the “Dangers” of Genetic Engineering and GMOs

Marc BrazeauSep 21, 2019

In a previous piece, we looked at six of the most common misconceptions still floating around regarding GMOs: Genetic engineering is not the same as…

Biotechnology

Checkoff-funded Research Scientists Finding Solutions to SCN Resistance

SCN CoalitionSep 21, 2019

Because nematodes are a constantly evolving pest, the North Central Soybean Research Program and the United Soybean Board have joined forces on a National Soybean…

Yield

Statistics Canada Sees Lower Canadian Oilseed Output

Rob HatchettSep 20, 2019

Statistics Canada released updated 2019 Canadian crop production estimates on Wednesday, August 28. In the release, the agency saw lower than expected soybean and canola…

Transportation

IMO 2020 Regulation Could Increase Diesel Cost

Alan BarrettSep 20, 2019

In 1973, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) enacted regulations to reduce pollution from marine and shipping operations. The International Maritime Organization’s new regulations (IMO 2020)…

Sustainability

Missouri Town Celebrates Soybeans at Annual Festival

Todd GibsonSep 19, 2019

Every year, the tiny northwest Missouri town of Norborne celebrates soybeans during its annual Soybean Festival, held in early August. Norborne is the self-proclaimed Soybean…