U.S. Soybean Export Council news
The formation of unlikely partnerships and expansion of renewable diesel production are expected to spark robust demand for U.S. soybeans.
U.S. soybean production practices were once again recognized by the international community for sustainability efforts.
Illinois Soybean Association has named Eileen Urish as trade and exports manager.
The Illinois Soybean Association announced its lineup of fiscal year 2022 checkoff-funded projects that put Illinois soybean farmers’ profitability at the center of their work by growing opportunities for soybean uses, markets, accessibility and demand.
The U.S. Soybean Export Council, United Soybean Board and American Soybean Association announced that over 100 million metric tons of U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol-verified soy has been exported internationally over the seven years since the protocol was launched in 2014.
The history of soybeans in the United States can be traced back to 1765, when the first soybean seed was planted in North America.
Increasing food production to meet growing demand and the role of carbon sequestration are nearing a crossroad. “I think we are on the forefront of a new revolution in our industry,” said Berry Marttin, Rabobank executive board member whose responsibilities include the bank’s international food and agriculture strategy.