Contributors

Lauren Biegler

U.S. Soybean farmer
Minnesota

Cover Crops

Thinking Ahead to Harvest

Lauren BieglerSep 25, 2017

The days are getting shorter, the nights a bit cooler as every day passes here in Minnesota. When the days get shorter, the beans start…

Cover Crops

Sustainable Spraying

Lauren BieglerAug 31, 2017

It has been a pretty uneventful summer for our soybeans. We had a late start planting with cool, wet weather, but got heat and sunshine…

Cover Crops

Biegler Farms, Lake Wilson, Minnesota

Lauren BieglerJul 10, 2017

Last post, we had just finished planting soybeans. After planting, we love to see a little moisture and some heat to help with emergence and…

Our Farms

Multiple Planting Options to Meet Our Sustainability Goal

Lauren BieglerJun 16, 2017

June 16, 2017 May continued to provide weather challenges for planting. It was so wet and cold at points, we had to halt planting for…

Cover Crops

The Crops I Plant but Don’t Harvest … and how they protect the land and water

Lauren BieglerMay 12, 2017

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, so I think the photo you see above explains why I plant cover crops better than I…

Our Farms

GROUND WORK – Snow Puts Planting on Hold

Lauren BieglerMay 11, 2017

It may look like a holiday card – but this is a view of our backyard on May 1. Elsewhere in the U.S., farmers have…