Sustaining Our Sustainable Advantage

The U.S. soy sustainability story is a great one. From soil health to water management, when compared with competitors such as canola, palm and South American soybeans, the sustainable practices used by U.S. soybean farmers are second to none. And now that great story is not only paying off in the field with environmental benefits,

Stop the Drop; Pledge to Plant High Protein

Declining protein levels could lead to loss of market share When something – be it a car, tractor or even a TV – breaks down, a commonly uttered phrase is: They just don’t make them like they used to. In a world where quantity seems to be more valuable than quality, it’s not surprising that

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

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