Maryland farmer and USB director Belinda Burrier explains how the expansion of the Port of Grays Harbor to export more U.S. soybean meal to Asia benefits farmers, the community, U.S. Soy customers and sustainable fuel.
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Ground Work: Farmers Make Connections, Talk Solutions at SXSW

April Hemmes|May 21, 2024

The Ground Work series shares the perspectives of U.S. soybean farmers as they observe how the U.S. Soy industry lays the groundwork to grow innovative,…

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Ground Work: Judging Barbecue – It’s Soy Delicious

Dawn Scheier|Dec 18, 2023

The Ground Work series shares the perspectives of U.S. soybean farmers as they observe how the U.S. Soy industry lays the groundwork to grow innovative,…

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Ground Work 2022: Continuously Improving Sustainability of Michigan Soybeans

David Williams|Dec 2, 2022

Dry weather this fall allowed for an efficient harvest season in our area of Michigan, in the eastern U.S. Midwest. After getting soybean harvest underway…

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Ground Work 2022: Missouri Soybean Harvest Better Than Expected

Neal Bredehoeft|Nov 30, 2022

In our area of the U.S. Midwest, the 2022 growing season started with plenty of moisture. We planted crops in April and May, and our…

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Ground Work 2022: Finishing a Successful Indiana Harvest

Mike Koehne|Nov 23, 2022

Harvest 2022 has gone well on our farm in the U.S. Midwest. The weather has been beautiful for harvest. The crop yields have been average,…

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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,…

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Ground Work 2022: Mississippi Soybean, Cotton and Catfish Harvest

Philip Good|Nov 17, 2022

Our fall season has been very busy, as usual. Weather conditions have been ideal for harvesting in our region of the U.S. South. We wrapped…

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Ground Work 2022: Soybeans Deliver Excellent Yields in Drought-Stricken North Carolina

Reggie Strickland|Nov 15, 2022

I started harvesting a beautiful crop of soybeans on October 27. Despite growing during the driest year I’ve experienced during my 35-year farming career, this…

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Ground Work 2022: Michigan Soybean Harvest Underway

David Williams|Oct 20, 2022

We started harvesting our soybeans on October 4. Late-season rain in our area of Michigan, in the eastern U.S. Midwest, caused the soybeans to take…

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Ground Work 2022: Connecting with Customers Before Starting Indiana Soybean Harvest

Mike Koehne|Oct 13, 2022

Though conditions have been challenging in our area of the U.S. Midwest, I expect a quality, but average yield, from our 2022 soybean crop. Temperatures…