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U.S. Soy Farmers Employ Conservation Drainage as Sustainability Practice

Iowa Soybean AssociationJan 15, 2019

Conservation drainage helps U.S. Soy farmers to increase yields, conserve water, and reduce nutrient loss, while cutting amounts of nitrates in drainage water. This video…

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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,”…