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Conservation is Just a Way of Life for this U.S. Soy Family Farm

South Dakota SoybeanJul 31, 2019

The Johnson Farm of Frankfort, South Dakota is this year's winner of the South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award. In 1986, the family went 100 percent…

Family farms

“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Examines U.S. Natural Resources and Conservation”

USSEC Staff WriterJun 24, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019report on May 7. The report, which describes…

Family farms

“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Looks at U.S. Farm Production and Management

USSEC Staff WriterJun 17, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019 report on May 7. The report, which describes…

Sustainability

“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Takes Deep Dive into U.S. Farms and Farm Productivity

USSEC Staff WriterJun 10, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019 report on May 7. The report, which describes…

Sustainability

USDA’s ERS Releases “Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report

USSEC Staff WriterJun 3, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019 report on May 7. The report describes trends…

Sustainability

U.S. Soybean Farmers Validate Sustainability for Consumers

Michelle RookMay 21, 2019

U.S. soybean farmers like Lewis Bainbridge have been practicing sustainability methods such as no till and cover crops for many years, but are now providing…