Archive for 2015

Inside the Bean

This ASA educational podcast is brought to you by the Soy Checkoff. The soybeans in your fields pack nutrition a wide range of your customers need–from protein and amino acids that benefit livestock and poultry– to the edible oil that holds another set of nutritional benefits for humans. It’s these advantages that keep customers of all species coming back for more. Listen now as the Soy Checkoff takes us on a tour inside the soybean and explores the nutritional benefits.

Scouting Soybean Fields Early is Critical to Fighting Weeds, Pests

This ASA educational podcast is brought to you by the Soy Checkoff. Scouting soybean fields is critically important this time of year as there are a variety of weeds, diseases and insects that farmers need to keep an eye out for. Listen now to hear growers share  tips for spotting small problems in the field before they escalate into major issues and learn how the Soy Checkoff can help.

 

Connecting Consumers to Agriculture

This ASA educational podcast is brought to you by the Soy Checkoff. Connecting consumers to agriculture starts with the farmer. By being an authentic, genuine source of information about where their food comes from—the power is in the farmer’s hands. Listen now to hear from farmers who’ve had success sharing their stories with consumers in their local communities and beyond—whether in the grocery store or on social media.

 

 

Soy Growers Discuss Herbicide Resistant Weeds, Future Solutions

This ASA educational podcast is brought to you by the Soy Checkoff. Weed scientists caution–if the issue of herbicide resistance isn’t addressed soon–farmers will have a huge problem on their hands in a few years. Listen as farmers and scientists address the issue, discuss options and find out what the Soy Checkoff is doing to help.

 

Soy Checkoff Discusses How More Protein Brings More Value to Soybeans

This ASA educational podcast is brought to you by the Soy Checkoff. Value added soybean meal could lead to profit for soybean farmers and provide animal agriculture the quality it desires. A recent Soy Checkoff study found that increasing protein content by 1 percent, leads to greater value per acre. Listen now to learn more about how more protein can bring greater value to soybeans.