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Benson Hill Announces First Commercially Available Ultra-High Protein Soy Varieties

Benson Hill Announces First Commercially Available Ultra-High Protein Soy Varieties

March 22, 2020 |

In Missouri, Benson Hill, a crop improvement company, announced plans to release Ultra-High Protein soybean varieties in the 2021 crop year. These varieties are the first commercially available soybeans that can effectively replace soy protein concentrate via typical soybean crushing. This innovation enables food companies to eliminate costly energy and water-intensive processing steps across the […]

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North Dakota Soybean Processors gives up on Spiritwood but not on project

North Dakota Soybean Processors gives up on Spiritwood but not on project

February 17, 2020 |

In North Dakota, after more than three years, $6 million of investment and thousands of hours of management time, North Dakota Soybean Processors announced that it is abandoning its efforts to build a large-scale soybean crushing facility at the Spiritwood Energy Park in Spiritwood, North Dakota. “We made every effort to build the first farmer-owned […]

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Record high soybean harvest expected in Brazil

Record high soybean harvest expected in Brazil

January 27, 2020 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that Brazil is set to take the lead among soybean producers anticipating a record harvest in 2019/20, ahead of the US. By contrast, the US has harvested the smallest crop in six years. Global soybean supply in the 2019/20 marketing year is expected to decline 6 per cent compared to the […]

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U.S. wheat and soybean futures reach highest prices since Summer 2018

U.S. wheat and soybean futures reach highest prices since Summer 2018

December 29, 2019 |

In Illinois, Reuters reports that U.S. wheat and soybean futures jumped on Friday to their highest prices since summer 2018 on expectations for increased Chinese buying as a result of an initial trade deal and that corn futures set an eight-week high. There is more optimism in wheat thanks to the scope for U.S. sales […]

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Prices for soybean meal reach annual high

Prices for soybean meal reach annual high

November 16, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that prices for conventional soybean meal reached their provisional annual high at the beginning of June, driven by soybean prices in Chicago. However, they have sagged continuously ever since. Following several months of weakness, German soybean meal prices jumped sharply at the beginning of June. Within of two weeks, 44 per […]

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Michigan State University researchers investigating seedling pathogens for corn, soybean and wheat

Michigan State University researchers investigating seedling pathogens for corn, soybean and wheat

November 11, 2019 |

In Michigan, a group of scientists in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences at Michigan State University set out to gain a better understanding of the composition of seedling pathogens, with results that will aid disease management research not only in corn but in rotational crops such as soybean and wheat. This research […]

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Brazilian soybean demand for biodiesel seen jumping on B15 plans but palm oil missing out

Brazilian soybean demand for biodiesel seen jumping on B15 plans but palm oil missing out

November 5, 2019 |

In Brazil, Successful Farming reports that soybean demand is set to increase to 30 million metric tons by 2023 in order to produce 5.7 million tons of oil on the back of the country’s B15 blending mandate that will be in place by then. Currently, soybean oil accounts for 70% of biodiesel feedstock, but some […]

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German soybean yields rise 43% this marketing year

German soybean yields rise 43% this marketing year

November 3, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that soybean area and output in Germany has surged 43% to 84,100 tons, taking a step towards closing up the EU’s top producers, Italy, Romania and France. According to Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft (mbH) (AMI), significant amounts of soybeans have only been grown in Germany since 2015. Back then, 12,000 hectares of land […]

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National Biodiesel Board and soybean association want to meet Commerce before finalizing Argentine duties

National Biodiesel Board and soybean association want to meet Commerce before finalizing Argentine duties

October 1, 2019 |

In Washington, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and American Soybean Association (ASA) sent a letter to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, requesting he meet with the groups before the U.S. Department of Commerce finalizes its review of countervailing duties on biodiesel imports from Argentina. The letter notes that Ross met with the Government of Argentina […]

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USDA lowers corn and soybean estimates by just 1%

USDA lowers corn and soybean estimates by just 1%

September 12, 2019 |

In Washington, Reuters reports that the US Department of Agriculture’s latest World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates and Crop Production reports see corn and soybean production falling 1% compared to previous estimates, but the figures are still a lot higher than what many believe due to crops being planted late following wet weather this spring […]

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