North America
Sustainability

New Management Strategies for U.S. Soy Crop Maintenance and Sustainability

USFRA Staff WriterMar 21, 2019

U.S. soybean farmers are continually learning new management strategies to help them be more sustainable and efficient. This infographic highlights a few approaches U.S. soy…

Infrastructure

Harsh Winter Impacts Barge Rates and Basis Levels

Alan BarrettMar 11, 2019

When transportation infrastructure experiences issues, people pay attention. On a positive note, disruptions provide concrete demonstrations as to how the waterway system impacts farmers’ cash…

Infrastructure

Superior Logistics: U.S. Soy Industry Benefits from Olmsted Locks and Dam on Ohio River

Alan BarrettMar 7, 2019

In October 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Louisville District opened the long-awaited Olmsted Locks and Dam on the Ohio River, a major river artery…

Transportation

River Conditions Impact the Movement of U.S. Soybeans

Alan BarrettMar 1, 2019

The inland Mississippi River system plays a major role in transporting commodities, especially soybeans. The inland Mississippi River system is comprised of navigable waterways that…

Conservation Tillage

2018 Conservation Legacy Award Winner Talks Cover Crops, Cows, and Conservation

Mark SchleismanFeb 27, 2019

U.S. soybean growers know that sustainability is a lifelong cycle on their farms, practiced every day of every season of every year. Each fall, the…

Innovation

Just Watch Us: U.S. Soy Innovation

USB Staff WriterFeb 15, 2019

Think soybeans are just good for food and animal feed? Think again. This video highlights numerous innovative uses for U.S. Soy, including fuel, paint, plastics,…