Kurt Lawton

Editor in Chief, Corn+Soybean Digest

Posts by Kurt Lawton

in Think Different Jul 15, 2016

Data conference, new staffer at Corn and Soybean Digest

Editor Kurt Lawton talks about how farmers are working together to sold the issue of nitrate loss and the ag data conference coming up this fall....More
in Think Different Jun 07, 2016

I can't plant milkWEEDS

Now, I get it that supporting the beautiful Monarch butterfly is important. But when this video crossed my email and I actually clicked on the play....More
in Think Different Apr 29, 2016

Save the whales…I mean nutrients

I haven’t lost my marbles and started cruising the high seas on a Greenpeace ship. However, I did accept an invitation to meet with an environmental....More
in Think Different Mar 23, 2016

Advice from farmers

Farmers from Iowa, Indiana and Ohio have written offer their advice and opinions on tillage, sustainability and soil health. Some agree with being....More
in Think Different Feb 10, 2016

Too progressive?

I enjoy good debates with farmers because often, everyone gains something in the process. But conversations become difficult for me when science is....More
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

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