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Ask a Farmer: U.S. Growers Expected to Plant Record Numbers of Soybean Acres This Year

Jen Del CarmenMar 2, 2021

Iowa farmer Tim Bardole talks about planting more soybean acres in 2021, family farming, sustainability, and leadership.

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Ground Work 2021: Meet New York Farmer Ralph Lott

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 16, 2021

Ralph Lott farms with his wife and two sons in New York State. He will share Ground Work 2021 updates on USSOY.org throughout the growing…

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2020 Ground Work: Getting Ready for 2021 in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerDec 22, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares her final 2020 Ground Work update about delivering the 2020 crop and planning for the 2021 season.

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2020 Ground Work: Wrapping Up Another Challenging Season

Tom GriffithsDec 17, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares his final 2020 Ground Work update on harvest, fall field work, and looking back on 2020 as a whole.

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2020 Ground Work: Preparing for Next Season in Illinois

Elliott UphoffDec 15, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares his final 2020 Ground Work update about his cover crop experiment and preparation for the 2021 growing season.

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2020 Ground Work: Ohio Weather Holds for Harvest but Limits Fall Fieldwork

Bill BaylissDec 8, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on finishing harvest and the impact of winter weather on fertilizing fields and seeding…