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Take Action on Disease Infographics Available

With Take Action’s recent expansion to include fungicide resistance management, USB is working to create a variety of resources to help manage disease in soybeans. Three new infographics are now available to help farmers detect disease early and take steps to prevent fungicide resistance from developing on their farms. Please contact Amy Erlandson if you have questions

Dicamba Do’s and Don’ts

Proper use of dicamba is on the minds of many farmers with the recent approvals to use the herbicide in over-the-top applications. As farmers around the country prepare for the 2017 growing season, this article on dicamba stewardship was included in issue 49 of Beyond the Bean, hitting mailboxes now. If you’d like to repurpose this content

Dicamba Do’s and Don’ts

Proper use of dicamba is on the minds of many farmers with the recent approvals to use the herbicide in over-the-top applications. As farmers around the country prepare for the 2017 growing season, this article on dicamba stewardship was included in issue 49 of Beyond the Bean, hitting mailboxes now. If you’d like to repurpose

February Board Meeting Summary

USB’s February board meeting was a week filled with learning, discussion and decisions. Click here to find out some of the high-level actions taken during the meeting. USB directors can provide more information and use this presentation to inform local organizations about what’s going on with the checkoff. For more information, contact Jillian Baker at 314-746-1902.

2017 Double Crop Community Meeting at Commodity Classic

Will you be at Commodity Classic this week? If so, you’re invited to attend the Double Crop Community Meeting on Friday, March 3. This meeting, which is a follow up to the 2016 community meeting in New Orleans, is meant to review accomplishments of the USB project and individual regions in 2016, and discuss how

Sustainability, Biotechnology Infographics Available

USB recently created three infographics to explain the U.S. Soy Advantage and the economic impact of biotechnology. These infographics are great resources to help educate people on the benefits of soy as well as the importance of biotechnology. Please contact Amy Erlandson to request these items. Cost of Regulatory Delays in Biotechnology Economic Impact of Biotechnology Innovation

“Food Science For the Non-Food Scientist” Webinar Recordings Available

USB recently offered a series of three webinars that featured industry experts who explained food science in everyday language. Didn’t have a chance to catch them? Recordings of all three webinars in the “Food Science for the Non-Food Scientist” series are now available below. Use these recordings to help boost your ability to have conversations

New Take Action Resources

With a variety of new herbicide technologies entering the marketplace it can be difficult to stay up to date on the latest product approvals. USB recently created this chart as a resource for farmers to find the latest in product approvals and confirm what they can use on their fields this year. In addition, a

5 New Things to Know About Biodiesel

You probably already know that biodiesel adds 63 cents per bushel to U.S. soybean farmers’ bottom lines. The advanced biofuel has been enhancing domestic energy security, improving the environment and creating jobs since its inception. However, if you didn’t get a chance to attend NBB’s Biodiesel Conference last month, the industry continues to grow rapidly,

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