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“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…

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USDA’s ERS Releases “Agriculture Resources and Environmental Indicators 2019” Report

USSEC Staff WriterJun 3, 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 describes trends…

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Flooding Rocks Upper Midwestern United States

Jen Del CarmenMar 27, 2019

Over the past two weeks, U.S. farmers have faced a major challenge as the upper Great Plains region has endured catastrophic flooding. In parts of…

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U.S. Soy Farmers Employ Conservation Drainage as Sustainability Practice

Iowa Soybean AssociationJan 15, 2019

Conservation drainage helps U.S. Soy farmers to increase yields, conserve water, and reduce nutrient loss, while cutting amounts of nitrates in drainage water. This video…

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U.S. Soy Farmers: Pillars of Sustainability

USFRA Staff WriterJan 2, 2019

Water, soil, air, and habitat are important to consumers. They've always been important to U.S. Soy farmers as well. This infographic highlights what U.S. growers…

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Farmers Conserve Natural Resources

Linda BurrierNov 5, 2018

Linda Burrier discusses how her family farm's focus on nutrient management and conservation helps conserve water and wildlife.