family farms
Sustainability

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

Dean HoughtonJan 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…

Our Farms

Healthy Soil Delivers More Nutrition to U.S. Farmers and their Customers

Randall HymanDec 22, 2018

Mitchell Hora digs soil, especially if it’s in a soybean field and full of worms. Armed with a shovel, iPad and college degree, he represents…

Our Farms

A Servant of the Land: U.S. Soy Farmer Relies on Work Ethic, Integrity, Character and Drive to Keep Moving Forward

Randall HymanDec 14, 2018

Janet Reeder Gillen wades through a sea of soybeans on a late afternoon in September, and I follow in her wake, laden with cameras. It…

Family farms

Coming Of Age On A U.S. Soy Century Farm

Randall HymanDec 9, 2018

A visit to the Corzatt farm in west central Illinois is a perfect introduction to the typical mid-sized, Midwestern family farm in the United States.…

Our Farms

U.S. Soy Grower’s Family Delights in International Collaboration

Jen Del CarmenNov 22, 2018

As a third generation U.S. soybean grower, South Dakota farmer Lewis Bainbridge knows a thing or two about his farm family’s legacy. And as the…

Exports

Farming is “A Family Affair” for USSEC Chairman

Derek HaigwoodSep 16, 2018

Farming is a family affair on the Haigwood family farm in Jackson County, Arkansas, and Derek Haigwood calls the farmland "his greatest resource." He's not…