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Conservation Tillage

U.S. Soy Farmer’s Sustainability Practices Focus on Soil Quality, Erosion Control

Jack CornellJul 1, 2022

Soil health is top of mind for U.S. Soy farmer Kenny Brinker, who grows soybeans and corn in Auxvasse, Missouri. Brinker’s farrow to finish hog…

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Crop Protection Plans Keep U.S. Soybeans Sustainable

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 9, 2022

U.S. soybean farmers manage the challenges presented by weeds, insects and diseases with experience, knowledge and approved technology. To avoid yield loss and, ultimately, loss…

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Early Soybean Planting Supports Cover Crops

USSEC Staff WriterJun 5, 2020

An Illinois agronomist explained the link between planting soybeans early and establishing cover crops at an Illinois Soybean Association event that was summarized in and…

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2020 Ground Work: Working and Waiting in Ohio

Bill BaylissJun 1, 2020

As of late May, we have about one-third of our corn and soybean fields planted. Our winter wheat continues to look really good. That’s great…

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U.S. Soy Farmers are Part of a Team Reducing Environmental Impact

American Farm Bureau FederationApr 26, 2020

U.S. soy farmers are part of the sustainability solution as they produce more with less. This American Farm Bureau Federation video highlights sustainability in U.S.…

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Continuous soybeans and cover crops

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 27, 2020

Research from Ohio State University examined the impact of cover crops on stand, yield and pest pressure in continuous soybeans. Conducted by graduate research associate…