PSU Frat Using High Oleic Oil

French fries, chicken fingers and other fried foods are among the staples of college life, and students consume huge quantities of them. The members of Alpha Zeta fraternity at Penn State are no exception. But what sets them apart is that for the past five months, they’ve been using the new, trans-fat free high oleic soybean oil in their fryers.Click here to learn more.




PA Farmers Expect to Plant Record-High Soybean Acreage in 2015

For the fourth year in a row, Pa. growers are raising the bar on soybean acreage. Growers across the State intend to plant an estimated record 650 thousand acres of soybeans in 2015, up 7 percent from the previous record set in 2014, according to the
Prospective Plantings report released on March 31 by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Penn State Study Investigates Effect of Manure on Soybean Ground

Results of an important research study conducted by Penn State University to determine if manure applications to soybean ground had any effect on the incidence of disease, weed pressure, soil nitrate levels, nodulation and yields has been released.  Click here: Effects of manure application on soybean ground_ 2013 season.

Animal agriculture: the No. 1 customer for soybeans

Pennsylvania ranked 14th in the nation in the use of soybean meal, thanks to consumption by the state’s chickens, dairy cows, hogs, turkeys and cattle.

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for more information about the value of animal ag to our state’s economy.