Kurt Lawton

Editor in Chief, Corn+Soybean Digest

Posts by Kurt Lawton

in Think Different Jan 25, 2016

Will sustainability work?

There are farmers who clearly see the value of sustainability for their business, for the environment and for meeting consumer demand. They choose to....More
in Think Different Dec 21, 2015

Looking forward: Fertilizer strategy, climate extremes, water management

I like to take time every December to reflect on the past year, as well as weigh changes for the coming year and beyond. I know there are big profit....More
in Think Different Nov 30, 2015

Embrace change

Leaders say change happens through growth over time. I hope we can all try to get outside our comfort zone. Taking that first step can lead to less....More
in Think Different Nov 11, 2015

We’re 75, but not your grandfather’s magazine

It’s time to party. The best reason for this -- harvest is over (or almost in some cases). Second best reason, at least in our case, is that our....More
in Think Different Oct 09, 2015

Invest in soil biology

I recently spent two great days at a USDA workshop in Washington, D.C. How could that be fun, right? It was great because of thoughtful discussion....More
in Think Different Sep 09, 2015

Data changes thinking on the farm

I just returned from the Farm Progress Show with even more confirmation that farmer adoption of data services will be a huge game-changer. Several....More
in Think Different Aug 03, 2015

Why promote 500-bushel corn?

It’s high time for high yield contest managers to think different – to recognize farmers that go beyond the weigh wagon – and reward yield along with....More
in Think Different Apr 29, 2015

Your 40 chances

We will continue to strive, as an information provider, to present you with good examples that help you make the most of your 40 chances. As Howard....More
in Think Different Mar 06, 2015

Conservation: Do your part

Where are you in your journey to build a conservation legacy? What is keeping you from making progress? Will it require a change in mindset? Will it....More
in Think Different Jan 22, 2015

Winter: Time to ponder

Ahh the doldrums of January are upon us. Time to ponder your agronomic practices, tinker with equipment and fine-tune the business plan given the....More
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