Contributors

Diane Karr

U.S. Soybean Farmer
Nebraska

Diane Karr is a sixth-generation farmer who raises row crops and beef cattle in Nebraska. She and her husband raise soybeans, corn and grain sorghum, which are mainly used for livestock feed, along with wheat.

Conservation Tillage

Conservation Tillage Improves Sustainability, Crop Performance

Diane KarrOct 18, 2017

Like any business owner or manager, we face a constant challenge of meeting the needs of today while building our farm for the future. When…

Cover Crops

Precision Agriculture: Finding the Right Recipe for Sustainable Farming

Diane KarrOct 4, 2017

  Raising four boys on the farm means a lot of groceries and a lot of hungry kids to feed. Just as I carefully measure…

Family farms

Sustainable Farming: Leaving Things Better Than We Found Them

Diane KarrSep 28, 2017

Growing up, we were taught to leave things in better condition than we found them. This philosophy applies to everything on the farm – whether…

Water

Taking Water Management to the Fields: How We Manage our Greatest Resource

Diane KarrAug 13, 2017

The sun is blazing. Sweat is rolling down your back. Your hair is sticking uncomfortably to your neck. So what do you do? Why, reach…