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Farmers Conserve Natural Resources

Linda BurrierNov 5, 2018

Linda Burrier discusses how her family farm's focus on nutrient management and conservation helps conserve water and wildlife.

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Wetlands: Nature’s Kidneys

Iowa Soybean AssociationOct 18, 2018

Wetlands are part of a biologically diverse ecosystem that helps U.S. Soy farmers to improve water quality on agricultural lands. Working wetlands help to remove…

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U.S. Soy Farmers Say Less Water is used to Produce Today’s Crops

Nebraska Soybean BoardOct 16, 2018

Nebraska soybean farmers explain how farmers today use less water to grow more. Today’s growers know that soils need a certain amount of water and…

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Bioreactors: Another Instrument in U.S. Soy Farmers’ Sustainability Toolkits

Iowa Soybean AssociationOct 8, 2018

Wood-chip bioreactors work with tile drainage to help reduce the amount of nitrates in water leaving farms. Bacteria living in the wood chips convert nitrates…

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Soy Sustainability: Managing Water Use and Quality

Laura TempleSep 11, 2018

For soybean farmers, water management encompasses much more than droughts and floods that make headlines. “We only have a certain amount of fresh water available,”…

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Balancing Productivity and Stewardship

USB Staff WriterAug 31, 2018

Irrigation is just one of the practices U.S. soybean farmers use to increase their yields - and their sustainability. The United Soybean Board spoke with an…