U.S. Soy Farmer’s Sustainability Practices Focus on Soil Quality, Erosion Control
Soil health is top of mind for U.S. Soy farmer Kenny Brinker, who grows soybeans and corn in Auxvasse, Missouri. Brinker’s farrow to finish hog…
2020 Ground Work: Rain Makes Grain
Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on timely rains for his farm and participation in the ProFarmer Crop Tour.
2020 Ground Work: Iowa Soybeans Thrive in the Heart of Summer
Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on crop growth, protecting soil, water and crop quality and raising pigs.
Grains Go With The Flow: U.S. Inland Waterway System Operating Normally During COVID-19
The U.S. continues to ship agricultural commodities via waterways, including a reliable supply of soybeans, during the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.
Upper Mississippi River Set to Open in March
With the near record low barge rates, the barge industry is looking for some good news. The rivergage forecast for Lock and Dam 15 (Rock…
Soybean Barge Rates at Three- and Five-Year Averages
A drop in barge rates is advantageous for U.S. soybean farmers.
Panama Canal Authority Announces Permanent Freshwater Surcharges
How important is the Panama Canal to U.S. Soy? The U.S. is an agricultural surplus country dependent on exports. The Inland Mississippi River System plays…
Improvements to Illinois, Upper Mississippi Rivers will Benefit U.S. Soy
The inland Mississippi River system plays a major role in transporting U.S. grains and oilseeds, especially soybeans. The inland Mississippi River system is comprised of…