Processed soybeans are the world's largest source of animal
protein feed and the second largest source of vegetable oil. The
United States is the leading soybean producer and exporter.
Soybeans comprise about 90 percent of U.S. oilseed production,
while other oilseeds--including peanuts, sunflowerseed, canola, and
flax--make up the remainder. ERS provides analysis and data that
- Current and historical data on oilseed production, uses,
farm-level prices, and trade.
- Monthly market outlook reports on oilseed supply, output,
prices, and trade, including market prospects in major trading
- Analyses of domestic and global developments that affect the
oilseed market, including supply and demand, production practices,
and commodity and trade policy.