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ISA president discusses US soy’s role in Southeast Asia

A leader with the Iowa Soybean Association says Southeast Asia is a growing market for US soybeans. ISA President Suzanne Shirbroun says the region has helped put more value into soy exports. “Global demand for protein has increased more than 250% since 1999,” she... Read More.

USB leader discusses U.S. soy’s role in Colombia

A farmer-director on the United Soybean Board says Colombia is an important export destination for U.S. soybeans. Philip Good tells Brownfield he recently returned from a trade mission to Colombia where soy growers got a firsthand look at their checkoff investments. “Looked at their economic... Read More.

The Vital Role Transportation Plays in Agriculture

Reliable infrastructure is the biggest advantage for US farmers over its global competitors.   In this Managing for Profit, Illinois farmer and Illinois Soybean Association board member David Niekamp talks about the vital role railways, roadways, and waterways play in ag. ...

Skor: Biofuels must play big role in Biden admin’s climate goals

The CEO of Growth Energy says the Biden administration’s push for electric vehicles could threaten low-carbon fuel options. Speaking at the organization’s executive leadership conference Thursday, Emily Skor said EV mandates aren’t the only answer to reducing emissions. “The current proposal reflects a dogmatic... Read More.

Austin Regier to Fill Modified City Administrator Role

By the City of McPherson McPHERSON, Kan. — The City of McPherson is pleased to announce an exciting new team member and promotions among its administration staff.Recent departures and role changes have provided the opportunity for reorganization... Read More.

How soybeans play a role in addressing food insecurity

Aquaculture is the most efficient way to get protein into a person’s diet.  So what does that have to do with soybeans? Stan Born, an Illinois farmer and chairman of the United States Soybean Export Council, explains. AUDIO: Healthy Living on soybeans and food insecurity