Susanne Zilberfarb

Executive Director

Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation, Inc.

Susanne Zilberfarb is the executive director of the Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation.


When it comes to Water Quality Protection, Delaware Farmers Take the Job Seriously

Susanne Zilberfarb|Mar 24, 2018

Many people think of the ground when they think about sustainability. But U.S. soybean growers are very aware of the important role that water also…


The Science-Based Approach Behind U.S. Crops

Susanne Zilberfarb|Jan 17, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers stay plenty busy in the winter. Following U.S. and state conservation laws is something they practice year-round in order to deliver a…


The Surprising Link Between GMOs and the Chesapeake Bay

Susanne Zilberfarb|Dec 29, 2017

The U.S. soy industry benefits when it promotes methods of innovation and sustainability, and the soy checkoff works to identify and address market access issues…


U.S. Soybean Farmers Apply Herbicides in a Sustainable Manner to Control Weeds

Susanne Zilberfarb|Nov 28, 2017

Maryland farmer Eric Spates explains how he applies herbicides in a sustainable manner and applies foliar micronutrients to help control weeds. [video width="400" height="224" mp4=""][/video]


U.S. Soybean Farmers Use Technology to Produce a Sustainable Product

Susanne Zilberfarb|Nov 21, 2017

Maryland farmer Eric Spates talks about how he uses the same computer as both a yield monitor and a sprayer monitor. GPS and autosteer help…


Soybean Harvest in Maryland

Susanne Zilberfarb|Nov 14, 2017

Maryland farmer Eric Spates shows how he combines beans at his farm. He talks about his sustainability practices, including how his grass waterway prevents soil…

Ground Work

What Costs $350,000, has the Top Speed of a Golf Cart and Makes Farmers More Sustainable?

Susanne Zilberfarb|Nov 6, 2017

U.S. soybean farmers rely on technological advances to maximize their profit opportunities and to sustainably produce a superior product for their customers. As he turned…