Soybean meal in feed cut in half after years of decline

Soybean meal in feed cut in half after years of decline

Courtesy United Soybean Board

Availability of cheap synthetic alternatives has cut use of soybean meal in animal feed by half

The use of soybean meal in animal feed has seen a gradual but steady decline since the 1990s, according to the Illinois Soybean Association, and much of that decline may be attributed to the availability of viable, and affordable, synthetic alternatives.