Soil Health
Soil Health

How U.S. Farmers Use Sustainability to Fight Rising Farming Costs

Lisa HumphreysNov 6, 2018

There is no “how-to” book on the right and profitable way to farm. Land cost, equipment, software, fuel and inputs are just a few of…

Soil Health

Healthy Soils and Healthy Businesses: The Dirt on Sustainable Soy

Neil CaskeySep 11, 2018

There’s a big difference between soil and dirt. Soil is a living environment. It contains microorganisms, decaying organic matter, earthworms and other insects. When healthy,…

Soil Health

Soil Management

Ron MooreSep 4, 2018

Like most U.S. soybean farmers, Ron Moore takes great care in managing his soil. No-till farming, or the practice of planting seeds into the previous…

Biotechnology

Digging Deep: Harnessing the Power of Soil Microbes for More Sustainable Farming

Julie ChaoAug 12, 2018

There’s a farm in Arkansas growing soybeans, corn, and rice that is aiming to be the most scientifically advanced farm in the world. Soil samples…

Family farms

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.…

Cover Crops

Cover Crops are an Important Implement in my Sustainability Toolkit

Annie DeeMar 22, 2018

Cover crops help me to not only safeguard, but also to further enrich my farm’s soil health. The root systems from those cover crops cycle…