The cargo owners are still deciding what to do after failing to beat China's imposition of a 25 percent tariff.
If Indiana farmers reject Trump's call to make America great again by cracking down on the trade cheaters just to make a quick soy buck, this will indeed be America's Tragedy of great trade war politics.
The idea behind these sustainable finance policies is that they're supposed to drive positive change in the industries that are hungry for bank loans or underwriting services. But in Goldman Sachs' case, its policies actually lag those of their customers.
Here is a brief but in-depth overview of the current research on soy and health. We conclude that moderate amounts of soy, primarily whole, minimally-processed or fermented soy foods are safe and can be a valuable part of a low-fat, vegetarian diet.
Poor tofu. It's all too easy to dismiss tofu as tasteless blocks of bean curd for health nuts, but cooking and eating tofu doesn't have to be a joyless exercise.
Afghanistan has a rich culinary tradition, but soybeans have not been a part of it. American agricultural experts who consider soybeans a superfood find this dismaying, and so over the past four years, they have invested tens of millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars to try to change the way Afghans eat.
Soybeans are handy. Aside from the traditional foods they bring us, they transform into tasty substitutes for milk, yogurt, bacon, burgers, and more. With no animal fat, cholesterol, or sensitizing animal proteins, they side-step the problems that animal products can cause.
I know what you are thinking: "Who cares?" Well, try to keep reading, because this does have implications beyond the sprawling soybean farms in the Argentine province of Cordoba. What does it mean to have a "commodities boom," or growth driven by the export of commodities?
Soybean prices are also climbing, making food more expensive and less available -- not just in the U.S., but all over the