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2020 Ground Work: Planting Soybeans in Illinois

Elliott UphoffApr 30, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about planting soybeans and controlling weeds on his farm, as well as the economics…

Our Farms

2020 Ground Work: Hauling Grain and Getting Ready to Plant in Illinois

Elliott UphoffApr 3, 2020

When the calendar turns to April, we want to be ready to start planting as soon as field conditions allow in central Illinois, the heart…

Economics

Opinion: University of Illinois Leading the Way in Global Food Security

Peter GoldsmithOct 5, 2018

To improve food security in Sub-Saharan Africa and many other regions of the world, agricultural production systems need to be transformed. With widespread support, the…

Sustainability

Knowing the Land Makes Farmer More Efficient

Ron MooreSep 12, 2018

Ron Moore really knows his farm fields - from what crops thrive where to what tillage practices work best to how significant weed pressure is…

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

RON MOORE, Testimonial

Ron MooreFeb 16, 2017

Ron Moore, an ASA director and former USSEC director from Roseville, Illinois, talks about his deep roots in agriculture.