Soybean http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5343/more en Arkansas may decrease rice acres in favor of corn, soybeans http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-may-decrease-rice-acres-favor-corn-soybeans <div class="node-body article-body">Arkansas, the No. 1 rice-producing state in the U.S., may decrease rice acreage in favor of corn or soybeans in 2013 if prices for the latter continue to remain at or near their currently high levels.</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-may-decrease-rice-acres-favor-corn-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/arkansas-may-decrease-rice-acres-favor-corn-soybeans#comments Outlook Rice Corn Rice Soybean Thu, 13 Dec 2012 14:05:00 +0000 115321 at http://westernfarmpress.com GE patent expirations loom for US agriculture http://westernfarmpress.com/government/ge-patent-expirations-loom-us-agriculture <div class="field-byline"> National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. agricultural industry is on the verge of entering uncharted territory – as in 2014, when the first genetically engineered trait, Roundup Ready soybeans, will see its patent expire and more will follow with the first cotton trait expiring in 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/government/ge-patent-expirations-loom-us-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/government/ge-patent-expirations-loom-us-agriculture#comments Legislative Cotton Rice Government Cotton Soybean Mon, 03 Dec 2012 17:09:00 +0000 113301 at http://westernfarmpress.com Brazil approaches agriculture superpower status http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/brazil-approaches-agriculture-superpower-status <div class="field-byline"> Washington Post </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. imports of Brazilian corn are rising fast, and they mark just one element of the increasingly complex and sometimes contentious relations between the world’s agricultural superpower and its fast-growing competitor amid shifts in the global economy.</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/brazil-approaches-agriculture-superpower-status" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/brazil-approaches-agriculture-superpower-status#comments Legislative Outlook Government Corn Cotton Import and Export Soybean Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:22:00 +0000 113501 at http://westernfarmpress.com Muscling up a billion-dollar soybean gene http://westernfarmpress.com/management/muscling-billion-dollar-soybean-gene <div class="field-byline"> Susan Jongeneel, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) does hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of damage each year. Researchers think they may have found a way to strengthen plant resistance. </div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/muscling-billion-dollar-soybean-gene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/muscling-billion-dollar-soybean-gene#comments Management Soybean Fri, 19 Oct 2012 20:23:00 +0000 111281 at http://westernfarmpress.com US helps Afghanistan with first soybean plant http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/us-helps-afghanistan-first-soybean-plant <div class="field-byline"> ASA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new soybean processing factory in Afghanistan creates a landmark link between states like Ohio and Afghan reconstruction efforts.</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/us-helps-afghanistan-first-soybean-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/us-helps-afghanistan-first-soybean-plant#comments Legislative Outlook Government Soybean Wed, 12 Sep 2012 15:11:00 +0000 107981 at http://westernfarmpress.com U.S. Foreign Agricultural Service Agriculture Minister Counselor Quintin Gray (left) joined the American Soybean Association's World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Program Executive Director Jim Hershey at Afghanistan's first soybean processing factory. With USDA support, WISHH and its partners created a landmark link between U.S. agriculture and Afghan reconstruction efforts. (WISHH photo) US soybean industry finding China success http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/us-soybean-industry-finding-china-success <div class="field-byline"> United Soybean Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The United States-China relationship continues to grow demand for U.S. soy. In 2011, the U.S. exported a record 895 million bushels of soybeans to China.</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/us-soybean-industry-finding-china-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/us-soybean-industry-finding-china-success#comments Outlook Soybean Thu, 30 Aug 2012 19:56:00 +0000 106621 at http://westernfarmpress.com $11 billion road to China for US soybeans http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/11-billion-road-china-us-soybeans <div class="node-body article-body">Today China is the largest customer for U.S. soybeans, buying almost one-fourth of all the soybeans grown in the U.S. — more than $11 billion worth annually.</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/11-billion-road-china-us-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/11-billion-road-china-us-soybeans#comments Outlook Soybean Fri, 10 Aug 2012 18:21:00 +0000 104181 at http://westernfarmpress.com Soybean forecast a toss-up http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/soybean-forecast-toss <div class="node-body audio-body">Analysts are saying it would be easier right now to pick the teams and the score for next year's Super Bowl than to forecast this year's soybean production.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/markets/soybean-forecast-toss" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://westernfarmpress.com/site-files/westernfarmpress.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2012/08/img1867.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://westernfarmpress.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/site-files/westernfarmpress.com/files/podcast/audio/soy.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=967853">soy.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/soybean-forecast-toss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/soybean-forecast-toss#comments Outlook Soybean Wed, 08 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000 103951 at http://westernfarmpress.com Finance Committee approves extension of biodiesel tax incentive http://westernfarmpress.com/government/finance-committee-approves-extension-biodiesel-tax-incentive <div class="field-byline"> National Biodiesel Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The biodiesel tax incentive was first implemented in 2005 and also expired in 2010. After it was reinstated last year, the biodiesel industry grew rapidly and set a new production record of nearly 1.1 billion gallons, supporting more than 39,000 jobs across the country.</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/government/finance-committee-approves-extension-biodiesel-tax-incentive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/government/finance-committee-approves-extension-biodiesel-tax-incentive#comments Legislative Management Legislation Soybean Tue, 07 Aug 2012 20:40:00 +0000 103721 at http://westernfarmpress.com New soybean meal sources good fish meal alternatives http://westernfarmpress.com/new-soybean-meal-sources-good-fish-meal-alternatives <div class="node-body article-body">Two new sources of soybean meal are capturing attention throughout the country. University of Illinois research indicates that fermented soybean meal and enzyme-treated soybean meal may replace fish meal in weanling pig diets.</div> <p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/new-soybean-meal-sources-good-fish-meal-alternatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/new-soybean-meal-sources-good-fish-meal-alternatives#comments Livestock Soybean Mon, 07 Feb 2011 15:29:00 +0000 46431 at http://westernfarmpress.com