American Soybean Magazine

American Soybean covers soybean news including people, policy developments, timely topics, advocacy efforts, and other subjects of interest and importance to U.S. soy.
Why are Soybean Seeds Pink?

Why are Soybean Seeds Pink?

July 27, 2022

By Willard Jack When spring planting comes around each year, it never fails that a visitor at our farm will ask, “Why are your soybean seeds hot pink?” I can tell that some ask out ...

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Soy Faces: Kinks in the Supply Chain are Biggest Concern

Soy Faces: Kinks in the Supply Chain are Biggest Concern

June 3, 2022

By Barb Baylor Anderson As 2022 got underway, soybean prices in the teens were good news for farmers facing sharply higher crop input prices. But with inflation, the ongoing pandemic and unsettled world events, the ...

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Soy Growers Discuss Unique Transportation Challenges in Their Regions

Soy Growers Discuss Unique Transportation Challenges in Their Regions

February 23, 2022

Whether traveling by truck, train, barge or vessel, U.S. soy is bound to hit some roadblocks along the journey to market. These snags end up costing farmers and the consumers, which is why ASA has ...

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ASA POLICY 101: How Laws Are Made

ASA POLICY 101: How Laws Are Made

November 23, 2021

By Will Rodger •  From Fall 2021 American Soybean magazine Federal farm policy, too often, is a mystery to most. Rules, regulations, laws and court rulings seemingly emerge from nowhere and—some years—come at a pace that ...

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From Full-Time Policy to Full-Time Agronomy

From Full-Time Policy to Full-Time Agronomy

November 23, 2021

By Barb Baylor Anderson  •  From Fall 2021 American Soybean magazine Josh Gackle is as comfortable operating a combine as he is sitting in a lawmaker’s office talking policy. The third-generation farmer from Kulm, North Dakota, ...

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