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Ground Work 2022:Weeding and Feeding Michigan Soybeans and Corn

David Williams|Jul 11, 2022

Our weather continues to influence how we are managing the 2022 crop on our farm in Michigan, in the eastern U.S. Midwest. Our crops are…

Ground Work

Ground Work 2022:Weather Adjusts Michigan Planting

David Williams|May 27, 2022

Farmers rely on the weather, but we also must adjust to what the weather allows. We’ve had to do quite a bit of adapting based…

Ground Work

Ground Work 2022:Meet Missouri Farmer Neal Bredehoeft

Laura Temple|Mar 29, 2022

Throughout the 2022 growing season, USSOY.org will provide regular Ground Work updates from several U.S. soybean farmers around the country. Follow their updates, #GroundWork2022, to…

Ground Work

Ground Work 2022:Meet Michigan Farmer David Williams

Laura Temple|Mar 17, 2022

Throughout the 2022 growing season, USSOY.org will provide regular Ground Work updates from several U.S. soybean farmers around the country. Follow their updates, #GroundWork2022, to…

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Ground Work 2021:Wrapping up Michigan Planting Season

Laurie Isley|Jun 4, 2021

We finished planting soybeans in mid-May, and we terminated all our cover crops prior to crop emergence. Corn planting was completed on May 24. It…

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Ground Work 2021:Planting Soybeans in Michigan

Laurie Isley|May 10, 2021

We are in full planting mode! We often have limited good days to plant our soybeans and corn, due to spring storms. That means when…

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Ground Work 2021:Spring Preparation and Sustainability in Michigan

Laurie Isley|Apr 8, 2021

The unseasonably warm, dry March in our area of Michigan, in the eastern United States midwest, has us anxious to start planting, but it still…

Innovation

Researchers Combine Cyber and Physical Monitoring to Boost Sustainable Crop Productivity

Iowa State University|Jul 10, 2020

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

Innovation

Scientist Takes Bird’s Eye View of Soybean Genetics

University of Arkansas|Jun 10, 2020

A University of Arkansas study funded by the soy checkoff used aerial imaging from drones to identify soybean genetics related to fixing nitrogen to breed…

Animal Nutrition

Why Do Farmers Grow Soybeans?

USSEC Staff Writer|Apr 13, 2020

U.S. soybean farmers continue to grow a reliable supply of high-quality soybeans. But why are soybeans such an important crop in the U.S. Farmer Jordan…