Sustainability
Family farms

This is Planting

Meagan KaiserJul 19, 2018

It all starts with planting. At every U.S. Soy farm, that means beginning with the…

Sustainability

Understanding Our Water to Better Manage Our Land

Jen Del CarmenJul 17, 2018

New technology helps U.S soybean farmers measure water quantity and quality in soil Humans need water to survive, as do animals, plants and nearly all…

Food

Drones Help U.S. Soybean Farmers Reduce Waste, Maximize Resources and Boost Yields

Jen Del CarmenJul 16, 2018

Many U.S. farmers are vocal in stating that precision agriculture (also known as “big data”) has changed the way they farm. But can precision agriculture,…

Our Farms

Soil Stewardship

Jason JenkinsJul 16, 2018

The clock on the dash of Ryan Britt’s pickup reads only 11:30 a.m., but it’s time for lunch. “Can’t be late on rib day,” Britt…

Our Farms

The Next Generation of Farmer Leaders

Samantha TurnerJul 14, 2018

“It is easy to be consumed by the operation, and miss the opportunity to learn about the industry through influential agricultural organizations,” says Curtis Delgman,…

Buyers

Showing Off Sustainable Soy

Mindy WardJul 11, 2018

Japanese food buyers want assurance that U.S. ag is here to stay. A white tour bus pulls off the gravel road and up to the…

Academics

Around the World of Agriculture in More Than 80 Days

Lauren HouskaJun 30, 2018

Unlike characters in the movie “Around the World in 80 Days,” it will take the 2018 Nuffield International Farming Scholar a little longer to learn…