World Soy Foundation

Northern Food Grade Soybean Association Donates Soybeans to the World Soy Foundation

The Northern Food Grade Soybean Association (NFGSA), a non-profit organization of nine regional soybean processing companies, donated two 20 metric ton containers of food-grade soybeans last week to the World Soy Foundation (WSF). The soybeans will be shipped to Guatemala and Honduras to be used by SoyCows to feed thousands of children. A SoyCow is a … Read More »

Growers Help Reduce Malnutrition By Gifting Grain Through Elevator

Many farmers aren’t aware that there is an alternative to writing a check or swiping a credit card to make a donation to the World Soy Foundation (WSF)—direct gifting of grain through your elevator. Joel Thorsrud, USB Director and North Dakota grower, gives to the WSF through his grain elevator each year. Thorsrud chooses to … Read More »

Malnutrition: A Cycle of Poverty & Economic Stagnation

Malnutrition isn’t only a world issue that affects millions of people every day—including claiming the lives of 3.5 million children each year (WFP, 2014). It’s a problem that stunts not only a person’s physical growth, but their mental potential, too. In countries where large percentages of the population are malnourished, the full potential of an entire … Read More »

U.S. Soybean Farmers, Industry Can Partner with WSF to Reduce Malnutrition

For U.S. soybean farmers and our industry, the Acre Challenge is a unique way to give back. The the World Soy Foundation’s (WSF) Acre Challenge was started by farmers for farmers as a way growers and industry can come together to be part of the solution to hunger and malnutrition. It ensures the valuable protein … Read More »

The World Soy Foundation’s Farmer Leader Feature: Rob Joslin, Ohio

The World Soy Foundation (WSF) shines the spotlight this week on Rob Joslin, a grower leader from Ohio, who is a dedicated supporter of the WSF, that was recently welcomed onto the WSF Board. Rob has been active in the American Soybean Association, where he served five years as an officer—including one year as president—representing … Read More »

Celebrating International Women’s Day: #MakeItHappen for #WomensDay

Did you know March 8 was International Women’s Day and in addition, the entire month of March is dedicated to women? Social media is abuzz this week using the hashtags #MakeItHappen and #WomensDay with individuals from all over the world sharing stories, events, impact and more to celebrate women’s achievements and call for greater women’s … Read More »

Commodity Classic 2015: Another Successful Show in Phoenix for the World Soy Foundation

Another Commodity Classic has come and gone, and we are grateful to have had the opportunity to participate! From the hundreds of exhibitors to the thousands of attendees, we connected with numerous individuals–all dedicated and invested in our industry’s success. The WSF had a busy week, too—from launching a text-to-give program, to raffling off some … Read More »

Stop at Booth #516 at Commodity Classic Next Week to ‘Find Your Farm’ and Win Prizes

The World Soy Foundation (WSF) will be at Booth #516 next week for Commodity Classic, and we look forward to seeing all our friends in ag while we’re there!  Stop by and see us to enter to win a Rolly-X Children’s Pedal Tractor & Trailer or $200 Travel Voucher to put toward a trip of … Read More »

The World Soy Foundation Board of Trustees Meet at DuPont Nutrition & Health

The World Soy Foundation’s (WSF) Board of Trustees and staff met this week at the DuPont Nutrition & Health offices in St. Louis, Mo. Board Chair Scott Fritz, of Indiana, gave his Chairman’s update, followed by each sub-committee’s updates on administration, finance, communications and programming. Eleven trustees attended, as well as WSF staff and DuPont … Read More »

The World Soy Foundation’s Acre Challenge Grows with Help of Top Three Supporting States

With the second month of 2015 flying by, this year’s Acre Challenge continues to grow in support of the World Soy Foundation’s (WSF) mission to reduce malnutrition through the power of soy. As the philanthropic arm of the American Soybean Association, the Acre Challenge creates a unique opportunity for U.S. soybean farmers to directly support … Read More »