Soybeans offer an abundant and renewable supply of ingredients, making it possible for companies to reduce the petroleum content in commercial and industrial products. In 2012, the soy checkoff partnered with manufacturers to help commercialize 45 new soy-based products, giving farmers and others even more opportunities to buy products that contain U.S. soy.
Everyone knows the stone age didn’t end because they ran out of stones. Innovation happens when people look at their surroundings in new ways. The checkoff helps manufacturers innovate with U.S. soy by supporting research
When Michigan soybean farmer Mary Lou Smith became a United Soybean Board director in 2004, the national average soybean price was $5.70, Facebook had just been launched to the public and installing autosteer in tractors
Fleet managers who want to make a change for the better use biobased products. That includes Toby Rhue, the zone fleet manager at Michigan’s Huron-Manistee and Hiawatha national forests. In 2007, with the help of
Look around at the number industrial uses for U.S. soy. The engine manufacturers that support the use of biodiesel in their engines. Or the farm-equipment companies that use soy-based body panels. Or the car companies
The soy checkoff has helped commercialize hundreds of industrial and consumer products containing U.S. soy, which may include parts in the vehicles and equipment you use on your farming operation. From tires to body panels,