Soybean Checkoff Research
Winter Grain Market and Climate Outlook Meeting (Part 2)
“There are several factors to watch that continue to add to downside risk. These include COVID-19, South American Weather, and Trade. -Ben Brown, Senior Research Associate at the University of Missouri
Where are we going with U.S. and Global Trade?
“Agricultural exports are projected to be at $152 billion for 2021, which is an increase of 12% over 2020.”- Dr. Ian Sheldon, Ohio State’s Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade and Policy
2020 Ohio Grain Farmers Symposium Recap
“An important piece of legislation is the future is the Next Generation Fuels Act. This Legislation is a first step in the process to transition the fuel supply into high octane fuel.” – Anne Thompson, NCGA
The Smell of Rain and Microbes
Healthy soils have more oxygen and have a sweeter aroma due to healthy microbes.
“It is an eat or get eaten world out there in trade.” – USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Affairs, Ted McKinney
High Oleic Soybean Opportunity for Ohio Farmers in 2020
Specialty soybean contracts in Ohio will offer a profit boost to farmers through 2020 premium incentives.
Maintaining soybean quality after harvest
“The key to drying soybeans while maintaining quality is to use low heat and go slow.” – Bruce Wymer, vice president of food grade soybeans for Citizens Elevator, LLC.