SD Farmer Reflects on Leadership in World Initiative for Soy in Human Health

David Iverson maintains a lofty point of view. At six-foot-four, he has a good vantage point from which to survey conditions on the Toronto, South Dakota farm where he’s the fourth-generation steward. The current United Soybean Board secretary also has a huge servant heart. Iverson, with a history of leadership among soybean growers, chaired the American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) a decade ago. That position gave him the chance to witness what WISHH was doing in Central America.

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What’s Behind Those Strong Soybean Prices?

Soybean markets have rebounded tremendously over the first half of 2021 after an extended period that was hampered by any number of factors, from international trade conflicts to African swine fever in China to economic disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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U.S. Soy Industry Goes Digital to Strengthen Pan-Asia Relationships

In June, the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted two digital conferences, reaching more than 1,700 customers and soybean industry representatives from the Pan-Asia region. The events – the Pan-Asia Soy Food Summit and Asia Trade Exchange 2020 – demonstrated U.S. Soy’s versatility as both food and feed and highlighted how the soy industry has remained reliable and sustainable since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Celebrate Soyfoods Month With These Tasty Soyfoods Swaps

April is soyfoods month, and we have some delicious “swapportunities” to share with you to add more plant-based protein to your diet.

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Reflecting on World Food Day

One might wonder what an African businessman from the largest city in Uganda has in common with a soybean farmer from Astoria, a South Dakota community of 139 people. The answer is a St. Louis-based organization linked us in the important job of feeding a growing world.

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South Dakota Farmer Sees U.S. Soy in Action on Africa Trip

David Iverson, a South Dakota farmer from Astoria, is in Africa this week showcasing the benefits of soy. Through his work as chairman of the South Dakota Soybean Checkoff and chair of the American Soybean Association’s WISHH Committee, David hopes to help spur market development for soy by sharing it’s nutritional value with people in Africa.

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Celebrate Soyfoods Month With These Tasty Recipes

Looking for a great way to incorporate soyfoods into your diet? Try out this yummy Soy-Fruity Salad recipe.

April is National Soyfoods Month, and finding delicious soyfoods has never been easier.

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Soyfoods Cook-Off Features Award-Winning Soy Recipes

Up-and-coming chefs from area schools competed in the 13th annual Soyfoods Cook-Off Luncheon sponsored by the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council. Students from both Mitchell Technical Institute-Culinary Academy of South Dakota and South Dakota State University entered recipes to compete for first place honors in the individual categories.

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Celebrate National Soyfoods Month

April marks the start of National Soyfoods Month. In celebration, we’re sharing some excellent reasons to introduce soy into your diet:

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Scoop on Soybean Travel Spotlight: Guatemala

In our last blog post, we told you we were traveling to Guatemala and Nicaragua with the World Soy Foundation (WSF) and the World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH). Here’s what we focused on, learned about and saw while we were in Guatemala:

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