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Ground Work 2022: Weather Adjusts Michigan Planting

David WilliamsMay 27, 2022

Farmers rely on the weather, but we also must adjust to what the weather allows. We’ve had to do quite a bit of adapting based…

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Ground Work 2022: Meet Michigan Farmer David Williams

Laura TempleMar 17, 2022

Throughout the 2022 growing season, USSOY.org will provide regular Ground Work updates from several U.S. soybean farmers around the country. Follow their updates, #GroundWork2022, to…

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Ground Work 2021: Post-Harvest Planning in Michigan Supports Sustainable Practices Next Year

Laurie IsleyDec 30, 2021

We finished harvesting our crops in mid-November. Wet weather slowed all farmers in our region of the eastern U.S. Midwest, so after we finished combining…

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Ground Work 2021: Cover Crops Emerging as Michigan Harvest Continues

Laurie IsleyNov 11, 2021

Dry weather allowed us to get an early start on harvest. But the weather changed, as it often does. October brought wet weather, and it…

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Ground Work 2021: Michigan Soybean Harvest Moving Quickly

Laurie IsleyOct 11, 2021

The dry August in our region of the eastern U.S. Midwest first showed its impact on our crops with how quickly both our soybeans and…

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Ground Work 2021: Season Just Starting to Change for Michigan Soybeans

Laurie IsleySep 13, 2021

As August ends and September begins, we are seeing the first signs of fall in our region of Michigan, in the eastern U.S. Midwest. I…