It’s All In The Details

USSEC Staff WriterDec 10, 2017

  The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is world-renowned for its graduates and their innovative contributions to the engineering, science and business fields. And now,…

Animal Feed

Hartke Farms, Teutopolis, Illinois

USSEC Staff WriterJul 24, 2017

Included among the 1,547 people who live in tiny Teutopolis, Illinois, are farmer David Hartke, his wife, Korrine, and their four children. Not included in…

Our Farms

Harvest is just around the corner

Quint PottingerSep 30, 2016

Harvest is just around the corner at Affinity Farms in New Haven, Kentucky. In mid-September, Quint Pottinger said they’re still getting a lot of hot…


Women in Agriculture: Three Unique Perspectives

USSEC Staff WriterMar 23, 2015

Across the U.S., women in agriculture work not only to feed their own families and communities, but also families around the world. As soybean farmers,…


100+ Years of Change

USSEC Staff WriterJun 16, 2014

As farmers who’ve lived on and farmed the same property for over a hundred years, the Hayes family knows more than just a little bit…


Amputee Warns Farmers Not To Cut Corners On Farm Safety

USSEC Staff WriterMay 16, 2014

It was mostly operator error, as most farm accidents are, Chip Petrea says of a mishap that changed his life forever. “I was pushing some…