Sustainability
Water

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…

Cover Crops

2020 Ground Work: Working and Waiting in Ohio

Bill BaylissJun 1, 2020

As of late May, we have about one-third of our corn and soybean fields planted. Our winter wheat continues to look really good. That’s great…

No till

Cropping System Inventory Shows Increase in No-Till Acres on U.S. Soybean Farms

South Dakota SoybeanMay 30, 2020

South Dakota Soybean describes how farmers adapted to the wettest year on record with a significant increase in no-till acres.

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Illinois Rain Delays

Elliott UphoffMay 28, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about long rain delays while planting soybeans on his farm.

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Ongoing Planting in Delaware

Cory AtkinsMay 22, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting soybeans, corn and vegetables and managing cover crops on his farm.

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Crops Emerging in Iowa

Lindsay GreinerMay 21, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on emerging corn and soybeans and controlling weeds on his farm, as well as…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Soil and Water Management in Arkansas

Brad DoyleMay 16, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting for his farm and Eagles Seed Company, including soil and water management.

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Adapting to Planting and Market Conditions in Indiana

Tom GriffithsMay 14, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update planting and markets on his farm, focusing on the local hay market and constant…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: (Almost) Starting to Plant in Ohio

Bill BaylissMay 9, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer, Bill Bayliss, shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting preparation for his farm focusing on planting new, high-protein food-grade soybeans and…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Planting Progress in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerMay 8, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer, Jamie Beyer, shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting on her farm, focusing on crop planting details and a controlled drainage…

Conservation Tillage

How Conservation Can Ready Soils for Planting After Tough Weather

Ag ProfessionalMay 4, 2020

Conservation tillage systems can provide solutions for challenging soil and field conditions created by tough weather in 2019, according to an article from Ag Professional.

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Planting Soybeans in Illinois

Elliott UphoffApr 30, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about planting soybeans and controlling weeds on his farm, as well as the economics…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Planting Underway in Iowa

Lindsay GreinerApr 27, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting corn and soybeans and controlling weeds on his farm.

Cover Crops

U.S. Soy Farmers are Part of a Team Reducing Environmental Impact

American Farm Bureau FederationApr 26, 2020

U.S. soy farmers are part of the sustainability solution as they produce more with less. This American Farm Bureau Federation video highlights sustainability in U.S.…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Starting to Plant in Delaware

Cory AtkinsApr 24, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting soybeans and managing cover crops and winter crops on his farm.

Family farms

Ground Work: Planting and Soybean Breeding in Arkansas

Brad DoyleApr 18, 2020

For the past month, it has rained almost every third day in our area of Arkansas, in the south-central U.S. That has been just enough…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Managing Cover Crops in Ohio

Bill BaylissApr 17, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting preparation for his farm focusing on the decision about how to manage…