More than half of every crop travels across U.S. borders to foreign markets. Projections show demand from booming Asian economies will continue to grow, so international markets could offer U.S. soybean farmers more opportunity than ever before.
Customers in the European Union (EU) depend on U.S. soybean farmers to maintain a consistent supply of soybean meal. Currently, they account for nearly 13 percent of total U.S. soybean meal exports. And that level
Improvements in Thailand’s poultry and aquaculture sectors could bring about significant increases in the country’s soybean-meal consumption this year, according to some news reports. Its poultry sector is expected to expand after Japan lifted its
By James Thompson It doesn’t matter who you are, $2.5 billion is a lot of money. So there’s no doubt Brazilian exporters, which are said to have lost about that much last year as a
A recent soy-checkoff-funded promotional campaign showed Mexican shoppers the benefits of cooking with U.S. soybean oil, leading to a 15 percent jump in sales. Mexico is a major international destination for U.S. soy. In the
Soybean farmers have always known they care for the environment. Now, more and more of the rest of the world is getting that message, too. According to a soy-checkoff-funded report, soil erosion per metric ton