Family farms

360 View of Wisconsin Farm Showcases U.S. Soybean Farmer’s Sustainability Methods

Lisa HumphreysJan 24, 2018

97 percent of U.S. farms are family owned. Wisconsin soybean grower Nancy Kavazanjian says sustainability…

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Working the Soil System

Dan LemkeFeb 21, 2018

North Dakota farmer Rocklin (Rocky) Bateman was at a crossroads. After farming conventionally for years, financial challenges in the 1990s put him and his family…


U.S. Forests: At the Roots of U.S. Agriculture

Lisa HumphreysFeb 15, 2018

U.S. soybean farmers are committed to continuously improving the health and quality of crops grown and fields tended. But they also work hard to protect…


National Programs Help U.S. Soybean Farmers Boost Sustainability

Chris KrullFeb 9, 2018

Doug Winter, a U.S. soybean farmer from Mill Shoals, Illinois, describes the USDA programs available to U.S. soybean farmers that help them increase their sustainability…

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Cover Crop Tool Directs Decision Making

Barb Baylor AndersonFeb 5, 2018

Farmers have as many questions as answers when it comes to cover crops. While this relative newcomer to conservation strategy is proving effective, it’s not…


Five Ways Delaware Farmers Are Excelling at Sustainability

Mark CrouserFeb 2, 2018

When the state of Delaware’s soybean farmers began planting last spring, they did so sustainably with the environment in mind. Based on statistics from the…

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Sustainability Practices Prove Their Worth

Jessica WhartonJan 26, 2018

Walton Farms has been operating on and around the same land in Iowa since 1835, spanning multiple generations and many different farming practices. When Walton…