Planting
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…

Continuous Improvement

Ground Work 2022: Rains Delay Indiana Soybean Planting

Mike KoehneJun 28, 2022

This spring has continued to be a challenge in our area of the U.S. Midwest. We started planting on May 10, and we successfully planted…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Harvesting Alabama Crops

Wendy YeagerNov 5, 2021

We are in the heart of harvest season, though occasional rains slow us down. I spend most days in a tractor or combine, gathering our…

Cover Crops

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…

Planting

Soybean Seed Transportation Logistics Adapt During Pandemic

USSEC Staff WriterMay 12, 2020

Airlines ensure timely transportation of soybean seed to the U.S. to be planted during the 2020 season during the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, outbreak.

Family farms

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…