The soy checkoff empowers U.S. soybean farmers with tools that will help them maximize their profitability. Whether it’s a database of high-protein-and-oil varieties, the results of soy-checkoff-funded research or interviews with experts, the checkoff spreads the word about cutting-edge tips and tricks you can put to use on your farm.
The state of soybean planting around the country right now ranges from “finished” to “about to start,” depending on geography and weather. But even if you’re still focused on getting your first soybean seed in
University of Wisconsin researcher Vince Davis says herbicide-resistant weeds cost U.S. farmers $2 billion a year. And considering how fast resistance is expanding through the soybean-producing region of the United States, that figure is likely
“Just because it has never happened does not mean it couldn’t.” That statement by Chip Petrea, researcher in agriculture safety and health at the University of Illinois, may seem obvious. But with planting season speeding up,
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), sometimes referred to as “drones,” have found a use beyond the military. According to Rory Paul, founder and CEO of Volt Aerial Robotics, a UAV company, the sky’s the limit for
Two hours of conversation a month to educate consumers on the benefits of modern agriculture. While that might not sound like a number that can make a difference, take a moment to consider a few