The United Soybean Board

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Production Research

VSB allocates nearly 50 percent of its operating budget each year to production research. Learn about these dollars in action through the Virginia Soybean Update.

Click here to view 2014 VSB-funded projects.

Click here to view 2013 VSB-funded projects.

Click here to view 2012 VSB-funded projects.

National Ag News

  • Trends in New Combines?
    A look at some things I've noticed in new combines.
  • Why did Soybean Conditions Decline?
    After a couple weeks of better weather in much of the growing area traders were expecting an improvement in the soybean crop. Conditions went the other way however with the NASS reporting a 1% decline in the good to excellent category. What does this mean for soybeans?
  • Video: Soybean Commentary 6/27/17
  • Profit Tracker: Packer Margins Top $300
    Leverage shifting from feedyards to packers as summer begins.
  • EPA, U.S. Army Move to Rescind WOTUS
    Earlier today, the EPA, Department of Army and Army Corps of Engineers announced they are proposing a rule that rescinds the Clean Water Rule, a 2015 regulation that sought to clarify water resource management in the U.S. and attempted to define “waters of the United States,” or WOTUS. [...]