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Ground Work 2021: Making Progress Between Alabama Rains

Wendy YeagerApr 16, 2021

We have gotten quite a bit of rain this spring. That means our fields are wet, so getting them ready for planting is going slower…

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Ground Work 2021: Getting Kentucky Fields Ready to Plant

Caleb RaglandApr 9, 2021

March brought plenty of rain to our area of central Kentucky, in the southern United States. We have been repairing waterways in our rolling fields…

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Ground Work 2021: Alabama Spring Fieldwork

Wendy YeagerMar 23, 2021

Alabama farmer Wendy Yeager shares how she is preparing for the 2021 growing season by fertilizing winter wheat, starting burndown of winter weeds and grasses,…

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USSEC CEO Emphasizes Importance of Sustainability During Keynote Address at the International Grains Conference

Paul Murphy-SpoonerJun 17, 2020

USSEC CEO Jim Sutter shared with virtual attendees why sustainability is fundamental for U.S. Soy farmers to maintain and meet the needs for a growing…

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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…

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“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…