American Soybean Magazine Articles

Emerging Uses, Markets Keep U.S. Soybean Industry Competitive

As farmers are always on lookout for the most efficient ways to grow and use their soybeans to meet end-user needs while maximizing profit opportunities for their operations, several emerging uses have allowed soy growers to explore new markets in recent years—including biodiesel, soybean meal improvements and high oleic oils. Although there are always obstacles … Read More »

Emerging Uses, Markets Keep U.S. Soybean Industry Competitive

On the Verge of a Boom

The role of animal agriculture in the soybean economy is not a small one, and it’s safe to say that there are few soybean farmers in the United States—if any—who don’t intimately understand the supply chain that carries their soybeans to crushing facilities and then in the form of soybean meal to pork, poultry, dairy … Read More »

On the Verge of a Boom

Sustainability Practices Prove Their Worth

Walton Farms has been operating on and around the same land in Iowa since 1835, spanning multiple generations and many different farming practices. When Walton Farms acquired new land 20 miles away from their other farming areas, implementing new sustainability practices seemed a natural fit. With all farm partners on board, Walton said once they got started, they never looked back— leading them to be 85-90 percent no-till today. … Read More »

Sustainability Practices Prove Their Worth