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.
Sustainability Trendsetter: Tennessee Farmer Works Many Angles

Sustainability Trendsetter: Tennessee Farmer Works Many Angles

May 14, 2018

By Barb Baylor Anderson • From Spring 2018 American Soybean Magazine David Womack has spent his career as a cutting-edge soybean farmer and industry leader. While the Shelbyville, Tenn. producer has retired from row crop ...

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Early Dialogue Critical for Plant Breeding Innovations

Early Dialogue Critical for Plant Breeding Innovations

May 14, 2018

By Chris Crawford • From Spring 2018 American Soybean Magazine   New plant breeding techniques, which can include genome editing and epigenetic modifications, are being used to expand traditional plant breeding tools and introduce new ...

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Melding Conservation and Profitability

Melding Conservation and Profitability

January 30, 2018

By Dan Lemke • From Winter 2018 American Soybean Magazine Dallas, Wis., farmer Andy Bensend’s hand was forced. A casualty of the grim 1980s farm economy, Bensend filed bankruptcy in 1986. While difficult, the decision allowed Bensend ...

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Forecast for U.S. Soybean Demand: Strong and Stronger

Forecast for U.S. Soybean Demand: Strong and Stronger

January 30, 2018

By James C. Webster • From Winter 2018 American Soybean Magazine A year ago, at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Outlook Forum, the department’s top commodity analysts said that market fundamentals favored soybeans ...

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Cover Crop Tool Directs Decision Making

Cover Crop Tool Directs Decision Making

November 30, 2017

By Barb Baylor Anderson • From Fall 2017 American Soybean Magazine Farmers have as many questions as answers when it comes to cover crops. While this relative newcomer to conservation strategy is proving effective, it’s ...

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