Wendy Yeager
Sustainability

Alabama Soybean Farmer, Front-Line Conservationist

Wendy YeagerJun 10, 2022

I grew up on a farm in south Alabama and left to pursue what I thought was my dream of becoming a veterinarian. But fate…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2021: Cutting Alabama Soybeans and Preparing for Next Year

Wendy YeagerDec 9, 2021

We finally finished harvesting our soybeans on November 24, marking the end of our very long harvest season. We started harvesting single-season soybeans on November…

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Ground Work 2021: Harvesting Alabama Crops

Wendy YeagerNov 5, 2021

We are in the heart of harvest season, though occasional rains slow us down. I spend most days in a tractor or combine, gathering our…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2021: Alabama Soybeans Filling Pods as Harvest Season Begins

Wendy YeagerSep 29, 2021

Our crops are maturing, and that means fall fieldwork is just getting started. With our crop rotation, that means we are managing crops in a…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2021: Managing Disease and Insect Pressure in Alabama Soybeans

Wendy YeagerSep 1, 2021

It’s the time of year when diseases and insects invade our growing crops. All the crops are growing well and we are currently looking good…

Our Farms

Ground Work 2021: Soybeans – and Other Crops – Blooming in Alabama

Wendy YeagerJul 30, 2021

Our soybeans, and the rest of our crops, are looking good so far this season. This month, we have had adequate rainfall every few weeks…