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2020 Ground Work: Illinois Rain Delays

Elliott Uphoff|May 28, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about long rain delays while planting soybeans on his farm.


Flooding Concerns to Remain into Planting Season

Alan Barrett|Apr 10, 2020

U.S. soybean farmers deal with flooding each spring, primarily along the Red, Mississippi, and Missouri Rivers.


Building a soybean to withstand floods

Missouri Ruralist|Feb 26, 2020

As U.S. farmers manage challenging field conditions to continually grow a reliable supply of high-quality soybeans, the United Soybean Board (USB) funds production research to…


River Conditions Continue to Challenge U.S. Soy Exports

Alan Barrett|Aug 23, 2019

According to The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Center for Environmental Information, the first five months of 2019 saw the most precipitation since…


Flooding Rocks Upper Midwestern United States

Jen Del Carmen|Mar 27, 2019

Over the past two weeks, U.S. farmers have faced a major challenge as the upper Great Plains region has endured catastrophic flooding. In parts of…

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Yields were record-high in certain parts of the state

Kevin Scott|Dec 10, 2014

Overall, the state of South Dakota had good soybean yields this year—some were actually record-high in certain parts of the state. But the yields in…

Randy Mann Family on their farm in Auburn, KY
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Preparing for Harvest

USSEC Staff Writer|Oct 10, 2013

This week we caught up with Randy Mann, a soybean farmer from Auburn, Ky. Mann says he has been busy harvesting corn, and he’s also…