US Identity Preserved Brand Introduced in Vietnam

The U.S. Identity Preserved brand is now officially a global entity with its introduction this week at an event in Vietnam. The Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance (SSGA) met with buyers and food producers in Saigon to introduce the new international mark designating premium crops with verifiable origins and superior products from the U.S. The U.S. Identity Preserved quality assurance …

Minnesota Soybean Farmers “Stepping Up” for Health Care Frontline Workers

From farm to frontline, Minnesota farmers showcasing versatility, benefits of soy through statewide campaign Health care heroes in our communities do more than their fair share to help keep us safe and healthy. This summer, Minnesota soybean farmers, with the help of the soybean checkoff, are Stepping Up and saluting these frontline workers throughout the state by donating sets of …

ZEAKAL ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH PERDUE AGRIBUSINESS

(SALISBURY, MD and SAN DIEGO, CA, May 10, 2022) – Illustrating a shared commitment to improve the value and sustainability of food production, Perdue AgriBusiness and ZeaKal announced a multi-year development agreement to raise more sustainable poultry through improved soy genetics and feed quality. ZeaKal’s PhotoSeed® trait technology increases photosynthetic capacity, converting more carbon dioxide and sunlight into energy for …

The Yield Forecast Challenge Launches April 15 on AEI Premium

16 Questions, $1,600 Prize… Proving You Were Right Has Never Been So Easy AEI Premium, the online community for agricultural decision makers, is launching a new online contest called the Yield Forecast Challenge. Beginning April 15, you are invited to forecast 16 questions about USDA yield estimates for corn and soybeans. The questions will span the USDA World Agricultural Supply …

2022 Commodity Classic With Syngenta

2022 Commodity Classic is excited to welcome the ag industry back together in New Orleans March 10-12. Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience. It is presented annually by the American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers, and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. This virtual …

Benson Hill Makes Strategic Acquisition to Accelerate Go-to-Market Strategy for Plant-Based Protein Ingredients

Food-grade soy ingredients operation immediately unlocks opportunities for proprietary soybean portfolio in a significantly undersupplied market ST. LOUIS, MO – January 4, 2022 – Benson Hill, Inc. (NYSE: BHIL, the “Company” or “Benson Hill”), a food tech company unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants with its cutting-edge food innovation engine, today announced the acquisition of ZFS Creston, LLC, an …

Benson Hill Finalizes First Commercial Harvest of Ultra-High Protein Soybean Varieties to Scale Production of its Innovative Soybean Ingredient Portfolio

Company’s proprietary soybean varieties demonstrate quality trait performance needed to execute commercial plans Extensive data gathered informs product sales opportunities and provides insights to the CropOS® technology platform to improve prediction capabilities 2022 committed soy acres expected to exceed 2021, a key indicator of farmer and market demand for Benson Hill’s differentiated offerings (ST. LOUIS, MO – December 15, 2021) …

Bayer Provides Crop Science Update

Bayer provided an investor update this week on progress in delivering customer-focused, sustainable agricultural innovation, particularly in fungicides and herbicides. Participating in the call were: Liam Condon, member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG and President of the Crop Science Division. Bob Reiter, Bayer Head of R&D for Crop Science Division Selected sound bites: Condon: 2021 US XtendFlex …

ZimmCast 675 – Growth of Benson Hill

ZimmCast

Hello and welcome to the ZimmCast. The ZimmComm Team has been out on the agriblogging highway at several conferences in the last couple of weeks. This is the first time we’ve been able to do this since the end of February last year. And we’ve got quite a bit more on the calendar starting next with the Agricultural Media Summit …

Benson Hill Exceeds Soybean Acreage Target for 2021 and Begins Commercialization of Its Innovative Ultra-High Protein Soybean Ingredients for Food

The Company Continues to Execute its Plan to Meet the Growing Demand for Sustainable Plant-Based Ingredients Benson Hill, Inc. (the “Company” or “Benson Hill”) today announced that it has exceeded its previous target of doubling contracted acres of its proprietary soybean varieties. The Company has now contracted with partner farmers in the U.S. to grow 70,000 acres in the 2021 …

Audio on MN Biodiesel Superhero Campaign

Biodiesel is on a mission to save the planet from carbon and other evil greenhouse gases and the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotional Council (MSR&PC) has kicked off a new campaign that highlights the super powers of biodiesel with colorful bus wraps and a new website – mnbiodiesel.com. MSR&PC CEO Tom Sluencka discusses the new campaign and the superhero benefits …

Erasing emissions: Minnesota Soybean showcases biodiesel’s ‘heroic’ environmental impact

Over the course of two decades, biodiesel has proven to be nothing short of heroic in helping to clean Minnesota’s air. This month, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotional Council (MSR&PC) is debuting a super-powered campaign that highlights the wonder of biodiesel. Throughout the spring and summer, biodiesel’s carbon-reduction message will be splashed across dozens of Metro Transit buses in …

BENSON HILL COLLABORATES WITH ROSE ACRE FARMS TO EXPAND SOYBEAN PROCESSING CAPACITY AND BUILD OUT SUPPLY CHAIN INFRASTRUCTURE

The partnership opens new pipeline for plant protein ingredients and supports Benson Hill’s plans to scale soybean production and grower relationships Benson Hill, a food tech company unlocking nature’s genetic diversity with its leading food innovation engine, announced today a collaboration with family-owned Rose Acre Farms to optimize its soybean processing capacity in Seymour, Indiana, and build out the supply …

Jimmy Frederick Sets New World Record for Dryland Soybeans

Nebraska farmer grows 148.8 bu/A soybeans to break his own record For the second time in three years, Jimmy Frederick has set a new world record for rain-fed soybeans, producing 148.8 bu/acre over a five acre area on his Rulo, Nebraska farm. This tops his own mark of 138 bu/A set in 2018 in the very same field. Supported by …

U.S. Soy is Open for Business

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) held a webinar for the media Wednesday to provide an update on the industry and its continued resilience through this time. Participating in the webinar were, USSEC CEO Jim Sutter, USSEC Chairman Monte Peterson, and Regional Directors Brent Babb and Rosalind Leeck. They discussed the industry’s response to COVID-19 in various export markets, how …