El Niño Footprint Surfacing in South America, May Drift North

Rob Hatchett|Jan 27, 2019

Ongoing dryness in major soybean growing regions of Brazil have been a feature in global oilseed markets in recent months as traders continue to mull…


Illinois Soybean Farmer Strives to Meet and Learn About International Customers

John Longley|Jan 16, 2019

U.S. soybean farmer John Longley lives close to the river that transports his soybeans to the Gulf of Mexico and to end users overseas. 60…


Soy Industry Relationships Help Soy Producers and International Buyers “Grow Together”

Francisco Gonzalez|Jan 10, 2019

Francisco Gonzalez values the close relationship he has with the American Soybean Association (ASA). Organizations like the ASA and USSEC have helped him learn about…


Unique Indonesia Market is Setting for U.S. Soy Information Exchange Event

Chris Rittger|Nov 16, 2018

In 2017, the U.S. exported about 2.5 million tons of soybeans to Indonesia, primarily for human consumption. This makes the Southeast Asia national a very…

Ground Work

U.S. Soybeans: More than a Commodity, A Commitment

Derek Haigwood|Oct 1, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers are sustainable by nature; it's what allows them to preserve and pass their land down from generation to generation. No matter where…


Cover Crops Help U.S. Soybean Farmers Preserve Their Land

Derek Haigwood|Sep 21, 2018

Cover crops are one production practice that not only make U.S. soybean farmers more sustainable, but also help fertilize crops with organic matter and prevent…


Precision Technology Advances Soy Sustainability

Laura Temple|Sep 18, 2018

In any production system, precision leads to efficiency and quality. For soybean production, precision also leads to sustainability. “We strive for every drop of water…


Soy Sustainability: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Laura Temple|Sep 18, 2018

Both modern industrial activities and natural systems release greenhouse gases (GHG) into the atmosphere. Through efficiency gains and improved soil management practices, farmers play a…


How are you Improving Your Sustainability and Profitability?

USB Staff Writer|May 1, 2018

Jason Kieser Bloomington, Illinois Technology gives us the ability to quickly and accurately make adjustments to our operation without sacrificing time and labor. The instant…


Monitoring the Method

Gracie Weinzierl|Mar 1, 2017

Sustainability has many different interpretations, but when it comes down to it, it’s about looking toward the future while meeting the needs of your customers…