United Soybean Board

FDA: Soybean oil can now tout heart health benefits

· August 1, 2017

Soybean oil can be part of a heart healthy diet. Thanks to a petition for a qualified health claim just authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Association (FDA), soybean oil — and products containing soybean oil — can use a heart-health claim on packaging, menus, and more. The claim is similar to those associated with canola […]

USB: Sustainability doesn’t last, if not profitable

· March 16, 2017

Sustainability. That “s” word that often makes us cringe in the industry, because it’s a mission statement every farm must follow — if a practice isn’t profitable, and doesn’t maintain land and resources for the next generation, then it can’t be sustainable. “We believe that nothing is sustainable that’s not profitable,” said John Motter, United […]

New soy-based products expand soybean market

· February 15, 2017

U.S. soybean farmers are now seeing their products come full circle as new soy-based products hit the market in 2016. For example, Bridgestone tires, RAPTOR tractor belts, and John Deere tractors now have components made with U.S. soybeans. “The inclusion of U.S. soy in more products is a success all farmers can be proud of,” […]

United Soybean Board: Look at value instead of volume

· November 23, 2016

When commodity prices get tough, the United Soybean Board advises growers to focus on the value behind the product. We spoke to Jared Hagert, a soybean farmer and USB chair at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s annual convention earlier this month and he filled us in on how soy checkoff is encouraging farmers to […]

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