Contributors

Susanne Zilberfarb

Executive Director
Delaware and Maryland Soybean Boards

Susanne Zilberfarb grew up on a farm, pursued a degree in communications, and in a classic "you can take the girl out of the farm but you can't take the farm outta the girl" move, has spent much of her career in ag communications. She is currently the executive director of both the Delaware Soybean Board and the Maryland Soybean Board

Nutrient Management

The Science-Based Approach Behind U.S. Crops

Susanne ZilberfarbJan 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…

Biotechnology

The Surprising Link Between GMOs and the Chesapeake Bay

Susanne ZilberfarbDec 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…

Weed Control

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

Susanne ZilberfarbNov 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="http://ussoy2018.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Spraying-Weeds.mp4"][/video]

Weed Control

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

Susanne ZilberfarbNov 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…

Cover Crops

Soybean Harvest in Maryland

Susanne ZilberfarbNov 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…

Family farms

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

Susanne ZilberfarbNov 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…