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Ground Work 2022:Hot, Dry Mississippi Weather Stresses Catfish and Crops

Philip Good|Jul 9, 2022

Our cool, stormy early spring has been followed by a stretch of dry weather in our area of the U.S. South. We have received limited…

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2020 Ground Work:Harvest Just Starting in Delaware

Cory Atkins|Sep 11, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean, corn and lima bean harvest just getting underway in early September.

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2020 Ground Work:Tropical Storm Season in Arkansas

Brad Doyle|Sep 9, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on how tropical storms are impacting his farm and soybean plant breeding for Eagle…

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2020 Ground Work:Delaware Crops Manage Heat, Hurricane

Cory Atkins|Aug 17, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean, corn and lima bean progress with irrigation and a hurricane.

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2020 Ground Work:Soybean Breeding in Arkansas

Brad Doyle|Aug 7, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean plant breeding and irrigation for his farm and Eagle Seed Company.

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2020 Ground Work:Crops Progress in Hot, Dry Delaware Conditions

Cory Atkins|Jul 16, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on soybean and corn progress, double crop soybeans and managing lima beans on his…

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2020 Ground Work:Weather Determining Work in Delaware

Cory Atkins|Jun 22, 2020

Delaware soybean farmer Cory Atkins shares a 2020 Ground Work update on harvesting small grains, double cropping soybeans and managing corn, soybeans and vegetables on…

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2020 Ground Work:Meet Brad Doyle

USSEC Staff Writer|Feb 24, 2020

Throughout the 2020 growing season, USSOY.org will provide regular Ground Work updates from several U.S. soybean farmers around the country. Learn about their farms and…

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Irrigation Innovation — Emerging Technologies can Improve Water Use Efficiency

Laura Temple|Aug 21, 2019

Crops are thirsty. They use water to take in nutrients and facilitate processes to grow, flower and yield. And they are finicky. Each crop demands…

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The Future Of Agriculture:Producing More From Less

David Green|Mar 5, 2019

By the time you read this sentence, ten more people will have joined the growing world population.[1]Perhaps that fact might be easier to grasp than…