A Global Effort

USSEC alliances address sustainability, local market needs and biotech acceptance Successful soybean farming requires a solid understanding of everything from agronomy to business management to mechanics. While the demands on today’s farmers are many, so are the needs and cultural differences of U.S. soy customers around the world. View the Full Issue Click here The

Great Expectations

Soybean farmers can keep end-users coming back by always striving to improve quality Like all consumers, farmers have certain expectations of the products they buy and the companies with which they do business. If a product or service isn’t up to par, farmers won’t hesitate to look elsewhere to get their needs met. End-users of

Brazil Transportation Improvements Cause Concern

Infrastructure gains could shrink window for U.S. soy exports The United States is the world’s leading soybean producer, and right now it has the rivers, roads and rails to move all those soybeans from field to market. However, this status may not be sustained without continued investment in the U.S. transportation system. Brazilian soybean farmers

Sustainability Throwdown

Step on up and watch as two global heavyweights go toe-to-toe View the Full Issue Click here The two global heavyweights in soybean production meet again and again to compete for the title of “most sustainable soybeans” in the match of the century – the United States vs. Brazil! How do these two soy champs

Certified Sustainable Demand Grows

Selling U.S. soy’s sustainability to the world As more consumers show interest in sustainably sourced ingredients, more customers of U.S. soy need to prove that the raw ingredients they buy – such as U.S. soybean meal for animal feed – are produced in a sustainable manner. View the Full Issue Click here To demonstrate U.S. soybean farmers’ sustainability, the

Up Close and Personal

See for Yourself participants hear firsthand what their customers want from their soybeans It likely comes as no surprise to many farmers that factors like quality and price are necessary pieces of the soybean-purchasing equation for customers both at home and abroad. “While in China and Vietnam on the See for Yourself program, we, as

Soy Checkoff Keeps Tabs on Transportation Issues

Congestion at Brazilian ports, U.S. port labor disputes and market access issues impact U.S. soybean farmers More on Transportation:  Brazilian Soybean Boom Continues Despite Challenges It’s Time to Cross That Bridge Panama Canal Expansion Opening Plans May Have Sprung a Leak U.S. Soybean Farmers Continue to Deliver on What Customers Want The U.S. transportation system

Brazilian Soybean Boom Continues Despite Challenges

Pluses and minuses of growing soybeans in Brazil, compared with the U.S. Brazilian soybean farmers are expected to plant a record soybean crop this year, with an estimated 81.5 million acres, the ninth consecutive season of increased acreage. That compares with 85.1 million acres in the United States. As the worldwide export market becomes more

Working to Increase Demand for a Growing Supply

Two international markets with potential to help global soy demand keep up with huge supply With an abundance of soybean supply coming out of South America and the United States this year, global demand is as important as ever. While it would be easy for the U.S. soy industry to rely on its No. 1