Water
Water

Tiling is Important to U.S. Soybean Farmers’ Water Management Plan

Jamie BeyerMay 19, 2018

All farmers know that rain is a good thing – in moderation.  But what do we do when it rains too much? Many of us…

Sustainability

When it comes to Water Quality Protection, Delaware Farmers Take the Job Seriously

Susanne ZilberfarbMar 24, 2018

Many people think of the ground when they think about sustainability. But U.S. soybean growers are very aware of the important role that water also…

Conservation Tillage

Sustainable U.S. Farming Practices by the Numbers

Pascal KuipersMar 2, 2018

Conservation and sustainable farming practices are practically as old as U.S. agriculture itself. Sustainability is, by its very definition, integral to the farmers who care…

Biotechnology

The Surprising Link Between GMOs and the Chesapeake Bay

Susanne ZilberfarbDec 29, 2017

The U.S. soy industry benefits when it promotes methods of innovation and sustainability, and the soy checkoff works to identify and address market access issues…

Cover Crops

Cover Crops Promote Soil Health and Environmental Benefits

Michelle RookDec 20, 2017

U.S. soybean farmers employ various sustainability methods including cover crops. Some cover crop benefits include increasing soil microbes, increasing water infiltration, reducing the amount of…

Cover Crops

Precision Agriculture: Finding the Right Recipe for Sustainable Farming

Diane KarrOct 4, 2017

  Raising four boys on the farm means a lot of groceries and a lot of hungry kids to feed. Just as I carefully measure…