crop rotation

Ground Work

Ground Work 2021:Making Progress Between Alabama Rains

Wendy Yeager|Apr 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…

Ground Work

Ground Work 2021:Getting Kentucky Fields Ready to Plant

Caleb Ragland|Apr 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…

Ground Work

Ground Work 2021:Alabama Spring Fieldwork

Wendy Yeager|Mar 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,…

Infrastructure

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

Paul Murphy-Spooner|Jun 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…

Sustainability

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

South Dakota Soybean|Jul 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…

Ground Work

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

USSEC Staff Writer|Jun 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 Writer|Jun 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 Writer|Jun 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

The Livestock Component:Winner of ASA’s 2018 National Conservation Legacy Award Uses Cows, Crops, and Conservation

Dean Houghton|Jan 19, 2019

U.S. soybean growers know that sustainability is a lifelong cycle on their farms, practiced every day of every season of every year. Each fall, the…

Sustainability

U.S. Farmers Use Crop Rotation to Maximize Sustainable Production

Doug Winter|Sep 15, 2018

Ask United States soybean farmers about crop rotation, and they will likely tell you it is one of many tools they use on their farms…