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Ground Work 2022: Harvesting Minnesota Soy Food Beans to Protect Quality

Keith Schrader|Nov 22, 2022

We have been harvesting for over a month in our area of Minnesota, in the upper U.S. Midwest. Overall, we’ve been happy with our yields,…

Sustainability

Ground Work 2022: Soyfood Beans Maturing Well in Minnesota

Keith Schrader|Sep 14, 2022

Our soyfood beans, commodity soybeans and corn continue to look pretty good, considering the growing season we experienced in our area of Minnesota, in the…

Food & Lifestyle

USSEC’s Programs Expose Global Customers to the Benefits of Soybean Oil from U.S. Soy

Laura Temple|Sep 8, 2022

Tasty food requires oil. From frying and sautéing to baking and mixing sauces, oil plays a critical role in countless recipes. Soybean oil is one…

Food & Lifestyle

Accelerating U.S. Soy Protein Demand in Global Diets

Laura Temple|Aug 18, 2022

High-quality protein plays a critical role in global food security. [caption id="attachment_9849" align="alignright" width="300"] Organizers and supporters pose for a picture with winners in the…

soyfood for back to school
Food & Lifestyle

Kid-Friendly Soy Foods for Back to School

Sally Kuzemchak|Aug 3, 2022

Soy foods are ideal for the back-to-school season: Some of them provide high-quality protein, iron, and fiber—three nutrients that kids really need. Soy protein and…

Sustainability

Ground Work 2022: Protecting Minnesota Foodbean Quality

Keith Schrader|Jul 23, 2022

Our crops, including our food-grade soybeans, look good right now, though we’re on the short side of getting rain. Our area of Minnesota, in the…

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U.S. Soybean Farmers Have an Unprecedented Leadership Role for Global Food Security

Ralph Lott|Jun 21, 2022

2022 marks my family’s 70th year of growing soybeans, which means we all know our distinct roles very well. Tuning up machinery, clearing rocks out…

Ground Work

Ground Work 2022: Planting Minnesota Foodbeans in Ideal Conditions

Keith Schrader|Jun 3, 2022

The pattern of regular rainfall that started in late March has continued throughout the spring in our region of Minnesota, in the upper U.S. Midwest.…

Ground Work

Ground Work 2022: Preparing for Foodbean Planting in Minnesota

Keith Schrader|Apr 20, 2022

Late March and early April have brought rains to our area of Minnesota, in the upper U.S. Midwest. We’ve been in mild drought, but by…

Ground Work

Ground Work 2022: Meet Minnesota Foodbean Farmer Keith Schrader

Laura Temple|Mar 24, 2022

Throughout the 2022 growing season, USSOY.org will provide regular Ground Work updates from several U.S. soybean farmers around the country. Follow their updates, #GroundWork2022, to…