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Ground Work 2022: Planting Underway in Missouri

Neal BredehoeftMay 3, 2022

A weather pattern bringing high winds and small amounts of rain at a time, like just 5 cm, or .2 inches, has slowed our start…

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Ground Work 2022: Meet Missouri Farmer Neal Bredehoeft

Laura TempleMar 29, 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 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: Cutting Alabama Soybeans and Preparing for Next Year

Wendy YeagerDec 9, 2021

We finally finished harvesting our soybeans on November 24, marking the end of our very long harvest season. We started harvesting single-season soybeans on November…

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Ground Work 2021: Iowa Weather Compressing Growing Season, Yield

Tim BardoleSep 10, 2021

Our crops look like they put up a good fight this year, but they have reached the point of shutting down biological processes for the…

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Ground Work 2021: Promoting Sustainable Practices in Michigan Soybeans

Laurie IsleyAug 10, 2021

From mid-July through August, we are consistently watching and waiting for rain. Thankfully, we have had very timely rains so far this season in our…