farm equipment

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,…


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…

Our Farms

Rain Slows Harvest

USSEC Staff WriterOct 23, 2013

This week Ron Kindred, a soybean farmer and chair of the Illinois Soybean Association Marketing Committee shared that while rain has slowed down his soybean…

Our Farms

High Yield Despite Rain

USSEC Staff WriterOct 15, 2013

This week USB farmer-leader Keith Kemp shared with us that it’s one of his best soybean yielding years. Currently he is finishing-up soybean harvest despite…

Family farms

Making Sustainability A Family Affair

USSEC Staff WriterOct 14, 2013

Richard Jameson has made a home for himself on the cutting edge of sustainable farming. He’s always collecting data to make his operation more efficient,…