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Crushers

U.S. Soybean Crushings Surge to Record Levels in October

Rob HatchettNov 20, 2019

The National Oilseed Processor Association (NOPA) issued October soybean crush and stocks data on Friday, November 15. According to the data, NOPA member soybean processing…

Industrial Uses

Soy-Based Sealer Preserves Roof Shingles

Ohio Soybean CouncilNov 20, 2019

Soy-based products offer endless opportunities for sustainable innovation, with research support from the soy checkoff. For example, Roof Maxx, a soy-based sealer that can extends…

Sustainability

The SSAP: A Guideline to Responsible Farming

Pascal KuipersNov 19, 2019

The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) was created by the U.S. Soy Family – USSEC, the United Soybean Board and the American Soybean Association –…

Food

Soy Protein Makes a Comeback

Virginia MessinaNov 19, 2019

Once hailed as a matchless plant protein for crafting veggie meats and cheeses, soy protein has lately been pushed aside in favor of trendier options…

Transportation

IMO 2020 Regulation Could Increase Diesel Cost

Alan BarrettNov 18, 2019

For agriculture, fuel cost is extremely important because it factors into the farming operation’s profit as a direct cost, derived cost, and transportation cost. The…

Soil Health

How Healthier Soil Helps Farmers Survive Record Rains, Drought

Amy SaltzmanNov 18, 2019

In Iowa, farmer Mitchell Hora uses cover crops to protect against extreme weather. The rains started in early May, a series of near-constant showers across…