sustainability
Soil Health

Sustainable Farmer Award Winner Focuses on Regenerative Agriculture

Field to MarketDec 6, 2019

Innovation allows U.S. soybean farmers to continuously improve the sustainability of their crops and pass those benefits on to customers. Field to Market: The Alliance…

Aquaculture

U.S. Soy Leads the Way in Sustainable Global Aquaculture

Colby PinkstoneDec 4, 2019

What do U.S. soybean farmers and global aquaculture have in common? Quite a bit, actually, especially in helping to make fish farming more sustainable and…

Soil Health

Multi-Faceted Approach to Soil Health and Conservation

Bethany BarattaDec 4, 2019

Every year, U.S. soybean farmers gain experience to continuously improve the sustainability of their crops, while adapting to changing conditions. For example, past American Soybean…

Family farms

Constant Change

South Dakota SoybeanDec 3, 2019

Weather, Technology and Economics Drive Need to Adapt It doesn’t take a historian to see that farming today is different than it was a generation…

Sustainability

The SSAP: A Guideline to Responsible Farming

Pascal KuipersNov 19, 2019

The U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol (SSAP) was created by the U.S. Soy Family – USSEC, the United Soybean Board and the American Soybean Association –…

Soil Health

How Healthier Soil Helps Farmers Survive Record Rains, Drought

Amy SaltzmanNov 18, 2019

In Iowa, farmer Mitchell Hora uses cover crops to protect against extreme weather. The rains started in early May, a series of near-constant showers across…