VRT
Continuous Improvement

Ground Work 2022: Weeding and Feeding Michigan Soybeans and Corn

David WilliamsJul 11, 2022

Our weather continues to influence how we are managing the 2022 crop on our farm in Michigan, in the eastern U.S. Midwest. Our crops are…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Making Progress Between Alabama Rains

Wendy YeagerApr 16, 2021

We have gotten quite a bit of rain this spring. That means our fields are wet, so getting them ready for planting is going slower…

Family farms

Ground Work 2021: Alabama Spring Fieldwork

Wendy YeagerMar 23, 2021

Alabama farmer Wendy Yeager shares how she is preparing for the 2021 growing season by fertilizing winter wheat, starting burndown of winter weeds and grasses,…

Cover Crops

U.S. Soy Farmer Details Sustainability Efforts on his Land

Cory AtkinsNov 15, 2018

Cory Atkins, a U.S. Soy farmer in Delaware, details the various sustainability methods that best fit his farm.

Soil Health

How U.S. Farmers Use Sustainability to Fight Rising Farming Costs

Lisa HumphreysNov 6, 2018

There is no “how-to” book on the right and profitable way to farm. Land cost, equipment, software, fuel and inputs are just a few of…