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Animal Feed

U.S. Soybean Meal’s Amino Acid Profile Best Promotes Digestibility for Poultry and Swine (vs. Argentina and Brazil)

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 29, 2021

The true value of soybean meal can be determined by its amino acid profile and the digestibility of those amino acids. Soybean meal digestibility impacts…

Animal Feed

Processing Condition Indicator (PCI)

U.S. Soybean Export CouncilNov 29, 2021

The methods and conditions under which soybean meal is processed can greatly impact the nutritional quality of its protein. To a lesser degree, carbohydrate and…

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…

Family farms

Watch a U.S. Soy Harvest: Soy Span Provides 24/7 Live View of U.S. Soybean Farm

Jen Del CarmenNov 5, 2021

As he begins harvesting soybeans, Doug Winter invites you to watch in real time. Winter’s Illinois farm is the site of the United Soybean Board’s…

Our Farms

Quality U.S. Soyfood Beans: Ohio Food-Grade Soybean Harvest Progressing

Jeff MagyarOct 18, 2021

After a full growing season, I am harvesting high-quality, food grade soybeans. I started cutting soybeans on September 29, a few days earlier than average.…