Soybean growers look to recapture market share, add value with high oleic varieties

High oleic soybeans, which produce im­­proved oils, are an important tool for both recapturing share in the domestic food oil market and producing a higher value product for the export markets, according to an Iowa soybean leader.

"The high oleic soybeans are a key to keep us competitive with other oils, like canola," said Larry Marek, a Riverside farmer and a director of the United Soybean Board (USB). Staying competitive with other oils ...

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