Soybeans offer an abundant and renewable supply of ingredients, making it possible for companies to reduce the petroleum content in commercial and industrial products. In 2012, the soy checkoff partnered with manufacturers to help commercialize 45 new soy-based products, giving farmers and others even more opportunities to buy products that contain U.S. soy.
The year was 2004. As manufacturers battled for a competitive edge with technical innovations on products like PlayStation 2 and Nintendo DS, Ford Motor Co. had a better idea. Partnering with the soy checkoff, the
U.S. soybean farmers scored big with the new Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex at South Dakota State University (SDSU). The field at the indoor athletic complex is a synthetic turf product that contains a soy-based backing
Minnesota Soybean to Build Playhouse Using Soy Products for Upcoming Farm Show Still think soy-based products are a niche market? Many of these products are currently available at big-box retailers near you. In fact, the
Two million pounds. That’s how much Envirez soy-based, sheet-molding compound John Deere estimates it uses in its HarvestForm™ tractor and combine panels every year. Envirez was developed and commercialized by Ashland Specialty Chemical Company in
When you’re striving to maintain the defense of the free world, the last thing you need to worry about is tripping on a doormat. Fortunately that has not been a problem at the Pentagon, ever