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…

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2020 Ground Work: Soybean Breeding in Arkansas

Brad DoyleAug 7, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean plant breeding and irrigation for his farm and Eagle Seed Company.

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2020 Ground Work: Dry Weather Shows Value of No-Till in Indiana

Tom GriffithsJul 31, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on crop progress in dry weather conditions, the value of no-till, and continuous improvement…

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2020 Ground Work: Improving Soybean Yield and Quality in Illinois

Elliott UphoffJul 27, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about soybean growth, crop challenges and fungicide applications on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Waiting for Rain in Ohio

Bill BaylissJul 24, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on dry conditions and tile repair on his farm.

Aquaculture

Seafood Analyst Provides COVID-19 Update on Shrimp and Salmon Industry

USSEC Staff WriterJul 22, 2020

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted a global digital aquaculture conference that included a session by Gorjan Nikolik, Rabobank, with an update of the…

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2020 Ground Work: Iowa Soybeans Thrive in the Heart of Summer

Lindsay GreinerJul 20, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on crop growth, protecting soil, water and crop quality and raising pigs.

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2020 Ground Work: Crops Progress in Hot, Dry Delaware Conditions

Cory AtkinsJul 16, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean and corn progress, double crop soybeans and managing lima beans on his…

Aquaculture

Impact of COVID-19 on Aquaculture

USSEC Staff WriterJul 15, 2020

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted a global digital aquaculture conference that included a session by George Chamberlain, Global Aquaculture Alliance, about the impacts…

Innovation

Researchers Combine Cyber and Physical Monitoring to Boost Sustainable Crop Productivity

Iowa State UniversityJul 10, 2020

An Iowa State University and University of Nebraska-Lincoln research project is combining cyber and physical crop monitoring to sustainably boost productivity.

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2020 Ground Work: Good Growing Conditions in Arkansas

Brad DoyleJul 9, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting, weed control and water management for his farm and Eagle Seed Company.

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2020 Ground Work: Good Weather Makes All the Difference in Indiana

Tom GriffithsJul 7, 2020

Indiana soybean farmer Tom Griffiths shares a 2020 Ground Work update on fieldwork progress on his farm, focusing on taking advantage of dramatically improved weather…

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2020 Ground Work: Managing Weeds and Winds in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerJul 3, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares a 2020 Ground Work update, focusing on weed control during unusually windy weather.

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2020 Ground Work: Getting it Done in Ohio

Bill BaylissJun 29, 2020

Ohio soybean farmer Bill Bayliss shares a 2020 Ground Work update on planting, fertilizing and weed control progress on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Excellent Growing Conditions in Illinois

Elliott UphoffJun 26, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update wrapping up soybean planting and controlling weeds with excellent growing conditions on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Weather Determining Work in Delaware

Cory AtkinsJun 22, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on harvesting small grains, double cropping soybeans and managing corn, soybeans and vegetables on…

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2020 Ground Work: Controlling Weeds in Iowa

Lindsay GreinerJun 19, 2020

Iowa soybean farmer Lindsay Greiner shares a 2020 Ground Work update on weed control and managing pigs during the COVID-19 pandemic.