plant breeding
Family farms

Ground Work: Planting and Soybean Breeding in Arkansas

Brad DoyleApr 18, 2020

For the past month, it has rained almost every third day in our area of Arkansas, in the south-central U.S. That has been just enough…

Continuous Improvement

2020 Ground Work: Meet Brad Doyle

USSEC Staff WriterFeb 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…

Research

Genes Controlling Mycorrhizal Colonization Discovered in Soybean

University of Illinois Urbaba-ChampaignJan 19, 2020

Mycorrhizae are beneficial soil fungi that pair up with plant roots like soybeans to get a bit of energy. In return, these fungi act as…

Our Farms

Plant Breeders Discuss Innovation in Plant Breeding

National Corn Growers AssociationOct 6, 2019

In a newly released video, CommonGround Iowa volunteer Sara Ross shares her perspective on plant breeding innovation with the help of a fellow mom —…

Gene editing

Three Common Misconceptions about the “Dangers” of Genetic Engineering and GMOs

Marc BrazeauSep 21, 2019

In a previous piece, we looked at six of the most common misconceptions still floating around regarding GMOs: Genetic engineering is not the same as…

Biotechnology

Six Essential Plant Breeding Questions Answered

Jen Del CarmenSep 12, 2019

Farmers rely on tools like plant breeding innovation to maintain U.S. soy’s global competitive edge, keep up with demand for sustainable soy and meet the…