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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…

Sustainability

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…

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Ohio Farmers Mindful of Water Quality

Ohio Soybean CouncilAug 24, 2018

The Stickel brothers have always been mindful of the value and importance of preserving water quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin. Together, Andy who…

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U.S. Soy Farmers Strive to Reduce Water Use

Nathan GregoryAug 16, 2018

Innovations in irrigation techniques help U.S. Soy growers to use less water. This story from Mississippi State University Extension Service highlights how the Row-crop Irrigation…