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Missouri’s soybean farmers to provide grants for biodiesel infrastructure program

Missouri’s soybean farmers to provide grants for biodiesel infrastructure program

July 1, 2020 |

In Missouri, the state’s soybean farmers are investing in the future for soy in Missouri through biodiesel with a new infrastructure grant program. A new commitment from the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council and Missouri Soybean Association provides up to $200,000 for businesses, cooperatives and other entities looking to build new or retrofit existing biodiesel infrastructure, […]

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Calyxt’s high oleic low linolenic soybean oil deemed non-regulated by USDA – on path to commercialization

Calyxt’s high oleic low linolenic soybean oil deemed non-regulated by USDA – on path to commercialization

June 7, 2020 |

In Minnesota, Calyxt, Inc., a plant-based technology company, said its high oleic low linolenic soybean has been deemed a non-regulated article under the “Am I Regulated?” process by Biotechnology Regulatory Services of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. Calyxt’s new HOLL soybean, developed using the […]

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Brazilian April biodiesel production sees more than 75% of feedstock coming from soy

Brazilian April biodiesel production sees more than 75% of feedstock coming from soy

June 2, 2020 |

In Brazil, BiodieselBR reports that soybean oil passed the 75% share in the raw material matrix of the Brazilian biodiesel industry for the first time in three and a half years. According to the new set of data released by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP), in April about 75.2% of […]

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More dope, rope, soap: an upward slope in camelina, hemp, cannabis, soybeans for food, fuels, feed

More dope, rope, soap: an upward slope in camelina, hemp, cannabis, soybeans for food, fuels, feed

June 2, 2020 |

Benson Hill, Yield10 and Marrone Bio are in the news this week with advances in their crop technologies aimed at yield improvement and nutritional composition. Yield continues to be the motherlode when it comes to agricultural innovation, you can see the recent waves of agtech investing more or less as a series of novel strategies […]

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Clemson University make progress on developing heat-tolerant soybeans

Clemson University make progress on developing heat-tolerant soybeans

May 14, 2020 |

In South Carolina, soybean is one of the top cash crops grown in South Carolina and some Clemson University researchers have helped discover an “important milestone” in developing heat-tolerant soybeans. A paper about their study, Comparative Lipidomic Analysis Reveals Heat Stress Responses of Two Soybean Genotypes Differing in Temperature Sensitivity, appears in the April 4 […]

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Oil boom: ZeaKal Boosts Soybean Oil output by 18%, protein up 3%, no drop in yield

Oil boom: ZeaKal Boosts Soybean Oil output by 18%, protein up 3%, no drop in yield

April 16, 2020 |

This week on DigestConnect the discussion will focus on crop yields and carbon smartness — and voila, more news emerging on that front, from ZeaKal, which announced that its multiyear field trials of its PhotoSeed technology – and their soybeans increased the per acre production of oil and protein by 18 percent and three percent […]

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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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