Precision Ag
Biotechnology

Weather Reinforces Value of Genetics and Technology

USSEC Staff WriterJan 25, 2020

For U.S. farmers, 2019 was filled with challenging growing conditions. But despite heavy rains, floods, late planting and early winter storms, the U.S. soybean and…

Sustainability

Multiple Pathways to Profitability

Barb Baylor AndersonJul 21, 2019

Today’s farm environment requires greater creativity. With slim margins, soybean farmers must look for smart ways to improve profitability. With innovative thinking and a sensible…

Precision Agriculture

Sensor-Ing A Change

Carol BrownJul 13, 2019

The agriculture industry has been using sensors in precision agriculture for some time, but researchers at the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) are pushing the boundaries…

Precision Agriculture

Connecting Precision Ag Tech to Sustainability

USSEC Staff WriterJun 29, 2019

Just north of the Missouri River near Carrolton, Mo., Marc and Meagan Kaiser of Kaiser Family Farms run a multi-generational soybean and corn operation that…

Family farms

“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Looks at U.S. Farm Production and Management

USSEC Staff WriterJun 17, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019 report on May 7. The report, which describes…

Sustainability

“Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report Takes Deep Dive into U.S. Farms and Farm Productivity

USSEC Staff WriterJun 10, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) released its Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019 report on May 7. The report, which describes…