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In Good Company

Posted by USB Staff Writer

Corporate sustainability reports guide producers to sustainability goals American Bakers Association. ADM. Milkhouse Candles. Walmart. These days, everyone from butchers and bakers to candlestick makers - and the retailers who sell them - are committing to sustainability. However, definitions of sustainability and expectations vary. Corporate sustainability reports by supply chain members are making it possible…

Switch It Up: 4 Ways Crop Rotation Helps Our Farm Be Sustainable

Posted by Kyla Hamilton

If you ever find yourself in a rut, it always seems helpful to switch up your routine. Take a different route to work. Listen to a new genre of music while out for a run. Get adventurous by experimenting with an exotic recipe. These simple changes can be rejuvenating and improve your productivity and efficiency.…

Ready, Willing And Sustainable

Posted by USB Staff Writer

U.S. soybean farmers take on the challenge of meeting customers' sustainability demands When asked why sustainability matters to them, a majority of soybean farmers respond that it's because they intend to pass their land on to their children so they can continue the family farming legacy. For most farmers, that legacy includes generations of environmental…


Posted by Jen Del Carmen

Fares Hammoudeh speaks about the reasons why the U.S. Soy value chain is globally competitive: sustainability, consistency, innovation and new technology. He also gives credit to USSEC as a voice that brings all of this together.

Monitoring the Method

Posted by Gracie Weinzierl

Sustainability has many different interpretations, but when it comes down to it, it’s about looking toward the future while meeting the needs of your customers and your farm.   [caption id="attachment_3534" align="alignright" width="295"] Rachel Grantham, Smithfield Foods Agronomist.[/caption] Rachel Grantham, Smithfield Foods agronomist, shares what soybean farmers need to do to continue to be competitive.…

Ahead of the Curve

Posted by Kelsey Ruthman

COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY INCREASES DEMAND FOR U.S. SOY AND PROFITABILITY FOR U.S. SOYBEAN FARMERS. Sustainability may be a word you’re hearing more and more these days, but that doesn’t mean it’s a new concept. Farmers have been incorporating sustainable practices into their operations for years. How else would multigenerational farms exist and stay profitable today?…

Soy-producing countries join forces to address global market access issues

Posted by USB Staff Writer

Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Paraguay, the United States and Uruguay are the top world producers of soy. The countries are fierce competitors for market share and customers in the global marketplace. However, these countries are all facing two major issues – market access and biotech acceptance. These issues are so pervasive and detrimental to the soy…

Arm Yourself with the Truth about Biotech

Posted by USB Staff Writer

Biotech crops have been on the market for more than 20 years, yet they remain a hot topic and continue to raise questions about what they are and how the technology is used in food production. Here are some answers to the most commonly asked questions related to biotech crops to help you make more…

The Outlook on U.S. Soy Demand

Posted by USB Staff Writer

USDA economist forecasts strong demand to continue The future looks bright for U.S. soybeans. “Right now, we’re one of the most high-quality and reliable suppliers in the world, and I see that continuing in the next 20 years,” says Keith Menzie, oilseeds analyst in the USDA Office of the Chief Economist. While projections this far…


Posted by Lisa Humphreys

Want to be a USSOY Contributor? Want to add your voice to the U.S. Soy conversation? website is a collaborative site for consumers, customers, and stakeholders of U.S. Soy to learn more about the U.S. Soy Advantage. We’re looking for stories and articles pertaining to the nutrition, sustainability, supply, trade, innovation, and industry of…