United Soybean Podcast



The United Soybean Board presents a weekly in-depth look at a topic important to soybean producers.


  • BeanCast: Panama Canal Expansion


    United Soybean Board director John Wray of Kansas, along with other U.S. soybean farmers who serve on the Soy Transortation Coalition recently visited the Panama Canal and saw firsthand the expansion taking place. Download this BeanCast

  • BeanCast: CONNECTIONS 2010


    Marc Curtis, United Soybean Board Chairman and soybean farmer from Leyland, Mississippi says CONNECTIONS 2010,a gathering of researchers, agribusinesses, farmers, exporters, processors and others, identified priority areas for the U.S. soy industry over the next five to ten years. Download...

  • BeanCast: QUALISOY - Helping enhance soy oil traits


    Iowa soybean farmer and United Soybean Board director Jim Stillman also represents soybean farmers on the QUALISOY board, where he joins representatives from throughout the soybean industry. Stillman says the work of QUALISOY is leading to enhanced soy oil traits...

  • BeanCast: USB elects officer team


    Marc Curtis of Mississippi is the new chairman of the United Soybean Board. Curtis says there are three goals that he hopes to accomplish in the coming year with the help of the other USB officers and directors. Download this...

  • BeanCast: USB Annual Meeting


    United Soybean Board Chairman Phil Bradshaw of Illinois says farmer leaders of the USB will be busy when they meet in St. Louis, December 8 and 9 for their annual meeting. Bradshaw says the meeting agenda will include the seating...

  • BeanCast: 2010 has been a good year


    When it comes to the United Soybean Board and the soybean checkoff, Marc Curtis of Leland, Mississippi and Vice Chairman of the USB says 2010 has been a good year, but there's still plenty of work to be done making...

  • BeanCast: Building international demand for U.S. soy


    Farmer leaders of the United Soybean Board have identified market access as the number two soybean checkoff priority issue, and for good reason. Jim Call, USB director and International Marketing chair from Minnesota says its because of what the soybean...

  • BeanCast: Addressing market access challenges in Turkey


    Laura Foell, USB director from Iowa says market access challenges in Turkey will not only impact U.S. soybean farmers, but the Turkish people as well. Which is why the soybean checkoff is providing eduational support to help Turkish farmers help...

  • BeanCast: Soybeans Number One Customer


    There's no denying the fact that exports are important to U.S. soybean farmers, but Mike Beard, USB director from Indiana says the U.S. soybean farmer's number one customer is right outside the backdoor. Download this BeanCast

  • BeanCast: Breakthrough in checkoff funded research


    Drought tolerant soybean research has had its share of challenges. Researchers were able to develop drought tolerant plants that grew better during drought conditions, but grew poorly under optimal growing conditions. That is until now, Rick Stern, USB director from...