Family farms

Iowa Women Farmers Hone Marketing Skills for U.S. Soy

Joseph L. MurphyMar 30, 2022

Thin market, carryover, strengthening basis and arbitrage – the terms can be dizzying for those not directly tied to marketing soybean crops. But what if…

Consumer Goods

Ask a Farmer: Importance of Sustainability

USB Staff WriterOct 1, 2020

Soybean farmers Reggie Strickland, Chuck Prellwitz and Kevin Wilson discuss why sustainable farming methods such as maintaining soil fertility and protecting water quality are so…

Consumer Goods

Ask a Farmer: Sustainability and Profitability

USB Staff WriterOct 1, 2020

Soybean farmers across the U.S. are actively working to improve their sustainability.

Consumer Goods

U.S. Soy Farmers Continually Commit to Sustainability, Giving Customers Choices

USB Staff WriterOct 1, 2020

From salad dressings to snack foods, more than 85% of U.S. soybeans are consumed in markets outside the U.S. and emerging and developed markets such…


Secondary Rail Markets Increasing

Alan BarrettDec 23, 2019

Farmers in the Upper Plain states are dependent on rail service for soybean export shipments, as rail is the most efficient transportation mode in rural…