Animal agriculture is U.S. soy’s No. 1 customer, at home and abroad, and both industries rely on this strong relationship. Though soy meal faces competition from alternative feed ingredients and other countries that are producing more and more soybeans each year, the checkoff works hard to protect U.S. soy’s share of the animal feed market.
The Impact of Animal Ag
Domestic animal agriculture remains important to all U.S. soybean farmers. Not only do poultry, swine and fish consume the meal from billions of soybeans each year, the sector also supports local communities.