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Ground Work 2022: Preparing for Foodbean Planting in Minnesota

Keith SchraderApr 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…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2022: Meet Minnesota Foodbean Farmer Keith Schrader

Laura TempleMar 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…

Amino Acids

Comparing Soybean Meal Processing Conditions

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 22, 2021

Animal nutritionists consider four common processing indicators to evaluate quality of soybean meal: reactive lysine to total lysine ratio (RLys/Lys); trypsin inhibitor activity (TIA); KOH…

Amino Acids

Comparing Whole Soybean Physical Factors: Soybean Moisture

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 22, 2021

Moisture has implications for nutrients in soybeans and the quality of the soybean meal. Soybeans with lower moisture mean buyers get more nutrients and less…

Energy

Carbon Farming: U.S. Soy Can Play Critical Role Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Julie DeeringJun 25, 2021

“Sowing seeds and reaping a harvest.” This is the traditional view of farming, but there’s so much more that farmers do. “Sometimes people think agriculture…

Trade

Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging as a Valuable Market for U.S. Soy

Kevin RoepkeMay 28, 2021

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) invests heavily to evolve emerging markets for U.S. soybeans and soy products. Emerging markets are identified by factors like…