Soil Health

Ground Work

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

Laurie Isley|Dec 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…

Ground Work

Ground Work 2021: Iowa Weather Compressing Growing Season, Yield

Tim Bardole|Sep 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…

Ground Work

Ground Work 2021: Cover Crops Emerging as Michigan Harvest Continues

Laurie Isley|Nov 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…

Quality

Quality U.S. Soyfood Beans: Planting Food-Grade Soybeans in Ohio

Jeff Magyar|May 17, 2021

U.S. Soy produces high-quality soybeans for our customers. That includes the more than 4 million metric tons, or 148 million bushels, of food-grade soybeans the…

Food & Lifestyle

Land, Water, Air

USB Staff Writer|Oct 1, 2020

Food & Lifestyle

Ask a Farmer: Importance of Sustainability

USB Staff Writer|Oct 1, 2020

Soybean farmers Reggie Strickland, Chuck Prellwitz and Kevin Wilson discuss why sustainable farming methods such as maintaining soil fertility and protecting water quality are so…

Innovation

Crop Residue Decisions Impact Soil Life

American Society of Agronomy|Aug 6, 2020

The American Society of Agronomy highlighted a Louisiana State University AgCenter research project comparing the impact of no-till and prescribed fire as crop residue management…

Sustainability

Innovative Soil Nutrient Mapping Technology Wins Award

Ohio Soybean Council|Feb 28, 2020

An innovative soil nutrient mapping and testing platform developed by Persistence Data Mining, Inc. and the Ohio Soybean Council won a 2019 R&D 100 Award.…