#Classic17 Sees Big Things for Credenz Soybeans

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Audio, Bayer CropScience, Commodity Classic, Soybeans, Uncategorized

Monty Malone was in San Antonio for Commodity Classic to talk to growers about the latest in Credenz soybeans. Last year more than 500 trials in 6 states showed that, when compared head-to-head, Credenz LibertyLink soybeans offered a 2.2 bu/A yield advantage over Asgrow Roundup Ready 2 Xtend beans. Next year the company is going even bigger with 10 new … Read More

Regional Conservation Legacy Awards Announced

Kelly MarshallAg Group, ASA, Award, Soybeans

The American Soybean Association offers congratulations to Andy Bendsend of Dallas, Wisconsin (Midwest Region), Keith Masser from Sacramento, Pennsylvania (Northeast Region) and Matt Griggs hailing from Humboldt, Tennessee (South Region) as regional winners of this year’s Conservation Legacy Awards. The three winners will be honored at the ASA Awards Banquet at Commodity Classic on March 3. At that time one … Read More

Competitive Advantage of #USsoy

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Soybeans, USSEC

Iowa no-till corn and soybean farmer, Rolland Schnell, was one of the many farmers from states throughout the Midwest who trekked south to Panama for the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and Soy Aquaculture Alliance (SAA) Aquaculture Educational Opportunity. During the event, AgWired’s Jamie Johansen spent a day at the Panama Canal getting a full glimpse of the important role infrastructure plays … Read More

Growing Aquaculture Industry Relies on US Soy

Kelly MarshallSoybeans, USSEC

Aquaculture may sound like a topic for animal agriculture, but these days one of the biggest factors is soybeans.  ZimmComm’s Jamie Johansen recently returned from a trip to Panama City, Panama for the 2017 Aquaculture Education Opportunity, hosted by the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and Soy Aquaculture Alliance (SAA). U.S. soybean growers, researchers and aquaculture experts gathered to take … Read More

Trial Data Shows Yield Increase with Bayer’s ILeVO

Kelly MarshallBayer CropScience, seed, Soybeans

Growers struggling with Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) or Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) will appreciate the trial results of Bayer‘s ILeVO seed treatment across the U.S. University and Demo trials showed measurable yield benefit in combating both SDS and SCN- the two top yield robbers in almost every soybean growing state. Topline results from 2011-2016 university trials show that 2016 ILeVO … Read More

Balance GT Soybeans Receive Approval from China

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Bayer CropScience, Soybeans, Traits

Balance GT soybeans from MS Technologies and Bayer have received import approval from China. The Balance GT Soybean Performance System offers growers a high-yielding genetic along side a double herbicide-tolerant trait for both glyphosate and isoxaflutole, the active ingredient in Balance Bean. Approval from China is an important milestone in getting Balance approved for commercial soybean use. Already the product … Read More

2016 USDA Corn and Soybean Reports Complete

Kelly MarshallCorn, Soybeans, USDA

It’s been touted for months, but the USDA’s final Crop Production 2016 Summary finally confirms it, last year was a record-high yield for corn and soybeans. In 2016 corn growers produced 15.1 billion bushels- 11 percent higher than 2015. Average yield is estimated to be 174.6 bushels per acre, up 6.2 bushels over the last crop. The National Agricultural Statistics … Read More

DuPont Pioneer Unveils New Corn and Soybean Products

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Corn, Dupont Pioneer, Soybeans

With the theme of “Innovation Elevates Performance for Growers,” DuPont Pioneer used virtual press conferences this week to unveil new corn and soybean products by region. Pioneer is launching 54 new A-Series soybeans for North America; and 53 new top-yielding corn products as part of its expanded lineup for 2017 spring planting. A-Series soybeans are “the highest yielding line of … Read More

ASA Director Elected Vice Chairman of NBB

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, ASA, Biodiesel, Company Announcement, Soybeans

The American Soybean Association (ASA) was present during this week’s National Biodiesel Board (NBB) membership meeting in St. Louis, with ASA Washington staff and numerous state soybean association staff and farmers in attendance. During the meeting, ASA Board member Mike Cunningham was re-elected to the NBB Governing Board, as well as the new vice chairman of the organization. The agenda … Read More

ASA Seeking Participation in Farm Bill Survey

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, ASA, Company Announcement, Farm Bill, Soybeans

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is conducting a survey of producers in states represented by ASA state soybean affiliates on key issues that are likely to be considered by Congress during the process of 2018 Farm Bill negotiations. The results of the survey will be collected and summarized for discussion at ASA’s Board of Directors meeting in St. Louis on … Read More