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2020 Ground Work: Perfect Indiana Fall Weather Allows Progress in Fields

Tom GriffithsNov 17, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on corn harvest, planting cover crops, fertilizing fields, cutting hay and shredding stalks to…

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2020 Ground Work: Fall Fieldwork in Illinois

Elliott UphoffNov 12, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about soybean and corn harvest on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Weather Dictates Harvest Timing in Ohio

Bill BaylissNov 10, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on harvest and the impact of weather on fertilizing fields and seeding cover crops.

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2020 Ground Work: Nutrient Management on an Iowa Grain and Pig Farm

Lindsay GreinerNov 6, 2020

Iowa soybean, corn and pig farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on nutrient management and manure application following harvest.

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2020 Ground Work: Weather Continues to Slow Delaware Harvest

Cory AtkinsNov 5, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on a slow soybean, corn and lima bean harvest due to wet weather on…

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2020 Ground Work: Weather Swings Challenge Minnesota Harvest

Jamie BeyerNov 3, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares a 2020 Ground Work update about weather challenges during soybean, sugarbeet and corn harvest on their farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Soybean Seed Harvest in Arkansas

Brad DoyleOct 29, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean seed and breeding program harvest for his farm and Eagle Seed Company.

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2020 Ground Work: Soybean Harvest in Northeast Indiana

Tom GriffithsOct 26, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update 2020 soybean harvest, seeding cover crops and more.

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2020 Ground Work: Illinois Soybean Harvest Rolling

Elliott UphoffOct 19, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about soybean and corn harvest on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Soybean Harvest Running Smoothly in Ohio

Bill BaylissOct 15, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean harvest, fertilizing fields and seeding cover crops.

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2020 Ground Work: Harvesting Below-Average Yields in Iowa

Lindsay GreinerOct 14, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean and corn harvest with below-average yields and raising pigs.

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2020 Ground Work: Weather Slows Delaware Harvest

Cory AtkinsOct 9, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on a slow soybean, corn and lima bean harvest and his ability to plant…

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2020 Ground Work: Minnesota Soybean Harvest

Jamie BeyerOct 5, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares a 2020 Ground Work update about soybean and sugarbeet harvest on their farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Arkansas Harvest Begins

Brad DoyleOct 2, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on harvest preparations and beginnings for his farm and Eagle Seed Company.

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2020 Ground Work: Getting Ready for Harvest – and a Wedding – in Indiana

Tom GriffithsSep 24, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on crop progress in dry weather conditions and harvest preparations on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Harvest Preparation in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerSep 22, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares a 2020 Ground Work update about how harvest is starting to get underway on their farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Will Rain Save Ohio Grain?

Bill BaylissSep 21, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on a major rain and its late-season impact on crop yield and cover crop…

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2020 Ground Work: Time to Begin Illinois Harvest

Elliott UphoffSep 16, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about the beginning of corn harvest and expectations for soybean harvest on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Harvest Just Starting in Delaware

Cory AtkinsSep 11, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean, corn and lima bean harvest just getting underway in early September.

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2020 Ground Work: Iowa Harvest Getting Underway

Lindsay GreinerSep 10, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean and corn drought stress, starting harvest and raising pigs.

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2020 Ground Work: Tropical Storm Season in Arkansas

Brad DoyleSep 9, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on how tropical storms are impacting his farm and soybean plant breeding for Eagle…

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2020 Ground Work: Working on Summer Projects while Indiana Crops Grow

Tom GriffithsAug 26, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on crop progress in dry weather conditions, the value of no-till, and continuous improvement…

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2020 Ground Work: Rain Makes Grain

Bill BaylissAug 24, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on timely rains for his farm and participation in the ProFarmer Crop Tour.

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2020 Ground Work: Soybeans Starting to Fill Pods in Illinois

Elliott UphoffAug 21, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about soybean and corn growth, and fungicide and insecticide applications on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Iowa Crops Need Rain

Lindsay GreinerAug 18, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean and corn crop progress, the need for rain, drought stress and raising…

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2020 Ground Work: Delaware Crops Manage Heat, Hurricane

Cory AtkinsAug 17, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean, corn and lima bean progress with irrigation and a hurricane.

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2020 Ground Work: Recovering from a Minnesota Hail Storm

Jamie BeyerAug 14, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares a 2020 Ground Work update about how the farm is recovering from a hailstorm and managing insect and disease…

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2020 Ground Work: Soybean Breeding in Arkansas

Brad DoyleAug 7, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean plant breeding and irrigation for his farm and Eagle Seed Company.

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2020 Ground Work: Dry Weather Shows Value of No-Till in Indiana

Tom GriffithsJul 31, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on crop progress in dry weather conditions, the value of no-till, and continuous improvement…

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2020 Ground Work: Improving Soybean Yield and Quality in Illinois

Elliott UphoffJul 27, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about soybean growth, crop challenges and fungicide applications on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Waiting for Rain in Ohio

Bill BaylissJul 24, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on dry conditions and tile repair on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Iowa Soybeans Thrive in the Heart of Summer

Lindsay GreinerJul 20, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on crop growth, protecting soil, water and crop quality and raising pigs.

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2020 Ground Work: Crops Progress in Hot, Dry Delaware Conditions

Cory AtkinsJul 16, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean and corn progress, double crop soybeans and managing lima beans on his…

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2020 Ground Work: Good Growing Conditions in Arkansas

Brad DoyleJul 9, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting, weed control and water management for his farm and Eagle Seed Company.

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2020 Ground Work: Good Weather Makes All the Difference in Indiana

Tom GriffithsJul 7, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on fieldwork progress on his farm, focusing on taking advantage of dramatically improved weather…

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2020 Ground Work: Managing Weeds and Winds in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerJul 3, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares a 2020 Ground Work update, focusing on weed control during unusually windy weather.

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2020 Ground Work: Getting it Done in Ohio

Bill BaylissJun 29, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting, fertilizing and weed control progress on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Excellent Growing Conditions in Illinois

Elliott UphoffJun 26, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update wrapping up soybean planting and controlling weeds with excellent growing conditions on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Weather Determining Work in Delaware

Cory AtkinsJun 22, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on harvesting small grains, double cropping soybeans and managing corn, soybeans and vegetables on…

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2020 Ground Work: Controlling Weeds in Iowa

Lindsay GreinerJun 19, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on weed control and managing pigs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 Ground Work: Planting and Weed Control in Arkansas

Brad DoyleJun 12, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting and weed control for his farm and Eagles Seed Company.

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2020 Ground Work: Gradual Start to Growing Season in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerJun 8, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares a 2020 Ground Work update, focusing on crop scouting, haylage, water quality projects and honeybees.

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2020 Ground Work: Planting Progress Hampered in Indiana

Tom GriffithsJun 7, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting progress on his farm, focusing on adapting to challenging weather conditions.

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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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2020 Ground Work: Illinois Rain Delays

Elliott UphoffMay 28, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about long rain delays while planting soybeans on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Ongoing Planting in Delaware

Cory AtkinsMay 22, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting soybeans, corn and vegetables and managing cover crops on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Crops Emerging in Iowa

Lindsay GreinerMay 21, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on emerging corn and soybeans and controlling weeds on his farm, as well as…

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2020 Ground Work: Soil and Water Management in Arkansas

Brad DoyleMay 16, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting for his farm and Eagles Seed Company, including soil and water management.

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2020 Ground Work: Adapting to Planting and Market Conditions in Indiana

Tom GriffithsMay 14, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update planting and markets on his farm, focusing on the local hay market and constant…

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2020 Ground Work: (Almost) Starting to Plant in Ohio

Bill BaylissMay 9, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer, Bill Bayliss, shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting preparation for his farm focusing on planting new, high-protein food-grade soybeans and…

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2020 Ground Work: Planting Progress in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerMay 8, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer, Jamie Beyer, shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting on her farm, focusing on crop planting details and a controlled drainage…

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2020 Ground Work: Planting Soybeans in Illinois

Elliott UphoffApr 30, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about planting soybeans and controlling weeds on his farm, as well as the economics…

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2020 Ground Work: Planting Underway in Iowa

Lindsay GreinerApr 27, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting corn and soybeans and controlling weeds on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Starting to Plant in Delaware

Cory AtkinsApr 24, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting soybeans and managing cover crops and winter crops on his farm.

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Ground Work: Planting and Soybean Breeding in Arkansas

Brad DoyleApr 18, 2020

For the past month, it has rained almost every third day in our area of Arkansas, in the south-central U.S. That has been just enough…

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2020 Ground Work: Managing Cover Crops in Ohio

Bill BaylissApr 17, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting preparation for his farm focusing on the decision about how to manage…

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2020 Ground Work: Spring Preparation in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerApr 13, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting preparation on her farm, focusing on fertilizing, rolling fields and crop planting…

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2020 Ground Work: Waiting for Spring in Indiana

Tom GriffithsApr 9, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on waiting for field conditions to allow for planting on his farm, focusing on…

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2020 Ground Work: Meet Tom Griffiths

USSEC Staff WriterMar 12, 2020

Throughout the 2020 growing season, USSOY.org will provide regular Ground Work updates from several U.S. soybean farmers around the country. Learn about their farms and…

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Farmers Find Innovative Ways to Share Their Stories

Laura TempleJan 20, 2020

As consumers move further from today’s technologically advanced farms, U.S. farmers have found innovative ways to share their stories and connect with their customers. Many…

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Constant Change

South Dakota SoybeanDec 3, 2019

Weather, Technology and Economics Drive Need to Adapt It doesn’t take a historian to see that farming today is different than it was a generation…

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Right Where He Belongs

North Dakota Soybean CouncilNov 8, 2019

Logan Ferry has never really wavered in his life’s goal. From an early age, it was obvious that farming was in his future.  “I’ve been…

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Back to His Roots

North Dakota Soybean CouncilOct 29, 2019

Varied Path Gives Endrud Unique Perspective The gravel roads of Traill County may be a world away from the bustling streets of Hong Kong, but…

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Farming for the Generations

USB Staff WriterOct 27, 2019

Farming is a family affair; in fact, nearly 99% of U.S. farms are family farms. And those families work 90% of the land and are…

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Coming Home

Brandelyn TwellmanOct 25, 2019

For the Carpenter brothers, deciding to come home to the family farm came naturally. A commitment to each member of the family finding their role…

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Different Paths, Same Goal: Sustainability is Universal Priority For U.S. Soybean Farmers Nationwide

USB Staff WriterOct 18, 2019

What’s good for Iowa soybean farms may not be so great for Georgia soils. But one thing is certain: Farmers embrace the importance and value…

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The Modern Family Farm

Brandelyn TwellmanSep 14, 2019

The latest census of agriculture results show notable changes on the family farm, from more operators and more female operators to increased reliance on technology.…

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Embracing Technology to Boost U.S. Soy Efficiency

The Food ChannelJul 10, 2019

U.S. soy growers are committed to producing a safe, sustainable food supply for the world. This video is part of an ongoing series that focuses…

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The Faces of U.S. Soy Farming: A Family Affair

Wisconsin Soybean Marketing BoardJul 5, 2019

Having a consistent supply of high-quality, sustainably produced soybeans is vitally important to international soy buyers, and U.S. soy farmers are up to the challenge.…

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The Faces of U.S. Soy Farming: The Business of Farming

Wisconsin Soybean Marketing BoardJun 26, 2019

Having a consistent supply of high-quality, sustainably produced soybeans is vitally important to international soy buyers, and U.S. soy farmers are up to the challenge.…

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“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Examines U.S. Natural Resources and Conservation”

USSEC Staff WriterJun 24, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019report on May 7. The report, which describes…

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“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Looks at U.S. Farm Production and Management

USSEC Staff WriterJun 17, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019 report on May 7. The report, which describes…

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The Faces of U.S. Soy Farming: Conservation Practices

Wisconsin Soybean Marketing BoardJun 12, 2019

Having a consistent supply of high-quality, sustainably produced soybeans is vitally important to international soy buyers, and U.S. soy farmers are up to the challenge.…

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The Faces of U.S. Soy Farming: Agricultural Business Graduate Returns to Family Farm

Wisconsin Soybean Marketing BoardMay 28, 2019

Having a consistent supply of high-quality, sustainably produced soybeans is vitally important to international soy buyers, and U.S. soy farmers are up to the challenge.…

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U.S. Soy: Stewardship of the Land

The Food ChannelMay 10, 2019

U.S. soy growers are committed to producing a safe, sustainable food supply for the world. This video is part of an ongoing series that focuses…

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The Faces of U.S. Soy

The Food ChannelApr 26, 2019

U.S. soy growers are committed to producing a safe, sustainable food supply for the world. This video is part of an ongoing series that focuses…

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Iowa Farmer Blazes Trails in Field and Out

Sara SchaferApr 10, 2019

United Soybean Board (USB) director and Iowa grower April Hemmes always wanted to run her family’s century-old farm. As the fourth generation of her family…

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Coming Of Age On A U.S. Soy Century Farm

Randall HymanDec 9, 2018

A visit to the Corzatt farm in west central Illinois is a perfect introduction to the typical mid-sized, Midwestern family farm in the United States.…

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U.S. Soybeans: More than a Commodity, A Commitment

Derek HaigwoodOct 1, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers are sustainable by nature; it's what allows them to preserve and pass their land down from generation to generation. No matter where…

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Illinois Soybean Farmer is Proud to Practice “The Ultimate Sustainability”

Ron MooreSep 9, 2018

Ron Moore set out to be an accountant, not a farmer. But he says trading the corporate world for the family farm was “one of…

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Sustainability is a Growing Trend on South Dakota Family Farms

Hungry for TruthAug 6, 2018

Sustainability is a trending topic among South Dakota farmers and families. Farmers want to take care of the soil and water for future generations, and…

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This is Planting

Meagan KaiserJul 19, 2018

It all starts with planting. At every U.S. Soy farm, that means beginning with the right seed and the right soil under the right conditions.…

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Keeping it Simple

Dan LemkeMar 13, 2018

Jamestown, North Dakota, farmer Tony Wagner was already committed to farming in a sustainable way when he got an eye opener that cemented the importance…

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360 View of Wisconsin Farm Showcases U.S. Soybean Farmer’s Sustainability Methods

Lisa HumphreysJan 24, 2018

97 percent of U.S. farms are family owned. Wisconsin soybean grower Nancy Kavazanjian says sustainability is at the core of everything she does on her…

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Farming is More than a Job – It’s a Way of Life for U.S. Soybean Growers

Lisa HumphreysJan 23, 2018

Sustainable practices help U.S. soybean farmers produce more soybeans on less land while reducing harmful emissions and soil erosion. These videos, narrated in English, Mandarin,…

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Conservation acclamation

Jason JenkinsDec 13, 2017

Lamberts honored with Missouri’s first Leopold award. As Matt Lambert harvests corn on an overcast early November afternoon, the clamorous combine kicks up more than…

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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…

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Family Farming – The Ultimate Sustainability

Nancy HallahanOct 26, 2017

Derek Haigwood, Arkansas soybean farmer, United Soybean Board director and vice-chair of the U.S. Soybean Export Council, highlights the benefits of family farming and shares…

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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…

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From Family Farmers to Customers Abroad: Interview With Nebraska’s Lieutenant Governor

Chris KrullSep 26, 2017

Mike Foley is the lieutenant governor of Nebraska, a state that thrives on agriculture and the products its farmers produce. Here’s what he had to…

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Conservation for the Future of the Family Farm

USSEC Staff WriterSep 22, 2017

National Geographic recently profiled the conservation efforts U.S. corn growers take to preserve the land for the next generation. Nine out of ten U.S. farms…

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Talking Turkey: A U.S Farmer’s Experience in Meeting His International Customers

USB Staff WriterSep 20, 2017

Jim Miller isn’t only the chairman of the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) – he’s also a Nebraska soybean farmer. As the chairman of an…

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Greving Farms, Chapman, Nebraska

Greg GrevingAug 25, 2017

See how technology and precision farming techniques enable U.S. soy farmers achieve greater efficiency.

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How GMO Crops Help Farmers And The Environment

Amanda ZaluckyjJun 20, 2017

Our family farm grows corn and soybeans in Southwest Michigan. Since their introduction about 20 years ago, we have adopted genetically engineered traits that benefit…

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97: The Percentage of U.S. Farms that Are Family-Owned

Dana DagmanMay 18, 2017

“Corporate farms” and “factory farms” are labels many people give to farms using modern equipment and technology. Following that definition then, you might think “family…

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Bill Nye Saves the World – And Examines the Safety and Sustainability of GMOs

Julie KenneyApr 26, 2017

I heard a stat the other day that most Americans are two to three generations removed from a farm. So when most people walk through…

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Switch It Up: 4 Ways Crop Rotation Helps Our Farm Be Sustainable

Kyla HamiltonApr 25, 2017

If you ever find yourself in a rut, it always seems helpful to switch up your routine. Take a different route to work. Listen to…

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Planting Preparation

Kellie BlairApr 17, 2017

Planning for a successful crop year after year Do you have a backyard garden or potted herbs on your patio? Just as you prepare to…

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Ready, Willing And Sustainable

USB Staff WriterApr 17, 2017

U.S. soybean farmers take on the challenge of meeting customers' sustainability demands When asked why sustainability matters to them, a majority of soybean farmers respond…

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Soil…As Valuable as Diamonds?

Katie HegerApr 12, 2017

They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend. The bigger and sparklier the gem, the more it draws attention. Don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t…

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Iowa Farm Family Sustains Operation Over 100 Years

USSEC Staff WriterNov 3, 2015

As this year’s soybean harvest draws to a close, one farm family is looking back on the last 100 years to plan for the next…

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This is Harvest

USSEC Staff WriterJan 19, 2015

Harvesting a Crop That’s Sustainable for the World, Future Generations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQ0JzlktdKM Hartke Swine Center, Inc., is a family farm located in Teutopolis, Illinois, right in…

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Diversifying for the Future: A Musser Family Tradition

USSEC Staff WriterOct 29, 2014

M&R Grains Inc. - Mount Joy, PA In the small southeastern Pennsylvania town of Mount Joy, members of the Musser family have cared for their piece…

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100+ Years of Change

USSEC Staff WriterJun 16, 2014

As farmers who’ve lived on and farmed the same property for over a hundred years, the Hayes family knows more than just a little bit…

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Making Sustainability A Family Affair

USSEC Staff WriterOct 14, 2013

Richard Jameson has made a home for himself on the cutting edge of sustainable farming. He’s always collecting data to make his operation more efficient,…