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Ground Work 2021: Heat and Drought Stressing Iowa Soybeans

Tim BardoleAug 9, 2021

It is still very dry in our area of Iowa in the U.S. Midwest. The crops still look ok right now, but they are on…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2021: Wrapping up Michigan Planting Season

Laurie IsleyJun 4, 2021

We finished planting soybeans in mid-May, and we terminated all our cover crops prior to crop emergence. Corn planting was completed on May 24. It…

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Sub-Saharan Africa Emerging as a Valuable Market for U.S. Soy

Kevin RoepkeMay 28, 2021

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) invests heavily to evolve emerging markets for U.S. soybeans and soy products. Emerging markets are identified by factors like…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Fields Nearly Ready for Planting in North Dakota

Matt GastApr 14, 2021

The warm, very dry spring we have had in our area of North Dakota in the United States northern plains has been very different than…

Family farms

2020 Ground Work: Getting Ready for 2021 in Minnesota

Jamie BeyerDec 22, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares her final 2020 Ground Work update about delivering the 2020 crop and planning for the 2021 season.