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Conservation Tillage

U.S. Soy Farmer’s Sustainability Practices Focus on Soil Quality, Erosion Control

Jack CornellJul 1, 2022

Soil health is top of mind for U.S. Soy farmer Kenny Brinker, who grows soybeans and corn in Auxvasse, Missouri. Brinker’s farrow to finish hog…

Family farms

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…

Family farms

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…

Sustainability

Conservation Acclamation

Jason JenkinsSep 26, 2019

Scherder family named recipients of Missouri Leopold Conservation Award by Missouri Farmers Care. It may not be as famous for floating as Missouri’s Current River.…

Cover Crops

Practical Application

Brandelyn TwellmanJan 11, 2019

Farmers share their experiences with cover crops, including the benefits they've seen following implementation and lessons learned along the way. Robert Alper's first experience planting…