USSEC and ASA/WISHH at Cooperator and USDA meetings in Baltimore, MD

Jim Sutter, CEO of the U.S. Soybean Export Council, Jim Hershey, Executive Director of ASA’s WISHH program and staff from their respective organizations attended the U.S. Agricultural Export Development Council’s Fall Conference earlier this month. This meeting convenes commodity groups (known as “cooperators”) and USDA FAS personnel to discuss exports and trade. Among the many … Read More »

Chinese Buyers to Commit to Large Volume of U.S. Soy

Information courtesy of USSEC.  Soybeans are barely out of the ground on many U.S. farms, but this year’s crop is already in high demand. China is the No. 1 customer of the 60 percent of U.S. soybeans that are exported each year as whole soybeans and soybean meal and oil. This month, the U.S. Soybean … Read More »

U.S. Soy Works With Global Partners to Access Innovations and Market

Farmers face pressures to reduce input costs, fight herbicide and fungicide resistance, and continuously improve the sustainability of their crop. Globally, oilseed-producing nations face similar challenges. Biotechnology acceptance, while currently a challenge itself, can help farmers across the globe deliver on demands efficiently and sustainably. Access to new technologies enables farmers to meet the evolving … Read More »

Growers Discuss Poultry Feed Issues, Promote U.S. Soy in Morocco

U.S. soy growers recently had the opportunity to discuss current issues in poultry feeding in Morocco. A U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) delegation composed of American Soybean Association (ASA) Director Kevin Scott and United Soybean Board (USB) Directors Jim Carroll and John Harrell, accompanied by Brent Babb, USSEC Regional Director – EU / Middle East … Read More »

Growers Promote U.S. Soy in Jordan

U.S. soy growers recently traveled to Jordan to share their experiences as American farmers and discuss the benefits of U.S. soy. American Soybean Board (ASA) Director Dave Poppens, of South Dakota, and United Soybean Board (USB) Director Jacob Parker, of North Carolina, participated in the third Regional Dairy Nutrition Conference, held at the Kempinski Hotel … Read More »

Soy Growers Participate In Agribusiness Trade Mission to Egypt

U.S. soy growers met with Egyptian soy industry leaders earlier this month to discuss ways to expand agricultural trade between the two countries. The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) participated in the U.S. – Middle East/North Africa (MENA) Agribusiness Trade Mission that took place in Cairo, Egypt. USSEC CEO Jim Sutter, USSEC Chairman/ American Soybean … Read More »

U.S. Soybean Farmers Talk Sustainability, Biotech and More on Mission to China and India

As part of the U.S. soy industry’s ongoing work with the International Soy Growers Alliance (ISGA), U.S. farmers went on a mission trip to China and India, addressing topics like biotechnology, food safety and future demand of these two populous, growing countries. ISGA was formed in 2006, bringing together farmers and industry representatives from the … Read More »

Ohio Soy Grower Shares U.S. Sustainability Story at Seafood Expo North America

  The U.S. soybean farmers were well represented at the recent Seafood Expo North America (SENA) in Boston, Mass. American Soybean Association (ASA) Director, Jeff Sollars, from Ohio, helped share the sustainable story of U.S. soy and the value it brings to aquaculture during the event. The SENA show hosts more than 21,000 participants from 130 … Read More »

Soy Growers Promote Sustainable U.S. Soy in Romanian

U.S. Soy growers traveled to Romania this month to increase awareness of U.S. soy and promote sustainable U.S. soy among members of the Romanian Feed Manufacturer Association. The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC)  attended the National Conference of the Romanian Feed Manufacturers Association, hosted by Smithfield, on March 16 -17 in Timisoara City, Romania. More … Read More »

Soy Growers Head to Panama to Promote U.S. Soy and Aquaculture

Soy growers are traveling to Panama next week to build relationships with customers in food and feed markets and share information about U.S. soy and aquaculture. American Soybean Association (ASA) Directors George Goblish, Vesta, Minn., and Morey Hill, Madrid, Iowa, along with several other soy leaders, will attend the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) meeting … Read More »