Anytime a new product or service creates value for an entire industry, the odds of it succeeding increase exponentially. That’s why high oleic soybeans are so exciting for the Ohio soybean industry – because they impact more people than just farmers. These varieties have benefits that extend to farmers, processors, food companies and industrial markets.
Facing lower soybean cash prices this year, farmers are looking for opportunities to add to their bottom lines. Growing identity-preserved (IP) soybeans is one option for additional profit opportunities, but the costs can seem overwhelming to farmers thinking about getting started. U.S.-soy-industry-led board QUALISOY developed a calculator that can help farmers determine how much profit
High Oleic Soybeans: Delivering Now and into the Future It’s not often that farmers radically change the way they produce a crop. But when it happens, it can make a major, positive impact on their profitability. Take the pork industry, for example. In the early 1990s, consumer preferences and Smithfield’s push for more lean meat
Ohio Farmers See Opportunity in High Oleic Soybeans The food industry is soy oil’s biggest user, but since the onset of trans fat labeling, the U.S. soy industry has lost 4 billion pounds of annual edible-oil market share. That’s the oil from 359 million bushels of soybeans – every year. One way to recapture the
The food industry is soy oil’s biggest user, but since the onset of trans fat labeling, the U.S. soy industry has lost 4 billion pounds of annual edible-oil market share. That’s the oil from 359 million bushels of soybeans – every year. One way to recapture the U.S. market share soy lost to competitors is
Beyond the elevator, soybeans play a vital role in the creation of new products, solutions and chemical alternatives for the future. It is the Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) and soybean checkoff’s priority to increase soybean demand through advancements in soy-based research and technology, therefore, increasing your bottom line. A project funded by the Ohio Soybean