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Innovation

Iowa Soybean Farm Serves as Prototype for Village Farms in China

Pascal KuipersMar 25, 2018

Rick Kimberley and wife Martha are the fifth generation on the Kimberley family farm. Son Grant, the sixth generation, not only contributes to U.S. Soy…

Conservation Tillage

Melding Conservation and Profitability

Dan LemkeMar 23, 2018

Dallas, Wis., farmer Andy Bensend’s hand was forced. A casualty of the grim 1980s farm economy, Bensend filed bankruptcy in 1986. While difficult, the decision…

Cover Crops

Alabama Soybean Farmer Says Soil Health is the Key to Long-Term Production

Jen Del CarmenMar 20, 2018

Farmer Annie Dee is always thinking ahead. “With the world population expected to be nine to ten billion people by the year 2050, we need…

Cover Crops

Conservation and Wildlife are at the Heart of this Hartly, Delaware Operation

Pascal KuipersMar 14, 2018

Mike Brown was a forester working for the state of Delaware when he acquired this farm in 1994. At the time, Jim Thompson had already…

Conservation Tillage

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…

Conservation Tillage

Sustainable U.S. Farming Practices by the Numbers

Pascal KuipersMar 2, 2018

Conservation and sustainable farming practices are practically as old as U.S. agriculture itself. Sustainability is, by its very definition, integral to the farmers who care…