Soybean End Uses
Soybeans provide food, feed and fuel for everyone, as a sustainable source of nutrition and energy. The versatile components that make up soy can be used in countless ways. It delivers valuable protein in food for people and feed for livestock. Much of the vegetable oil used in the U.S. includes soybean oil. And, soybean oil also can be a renewable feedstock for biodiesel or substitute for petrochemicals in industrial and consumer products. The soy checkoff funds innovative research aimed at increasing and diversifying demand for U.S. Soy.
Soybeans enter the U.S. supply chain in many ways for a wide variety of uses. Farmers and industry stakeholders note that understanding how soybeans get to customers and intended end uses for those soybeans can influence management decisions. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook or YouTube.