Conservation Legacy Awards

Jan 25, 2013
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Corn and Soybean Digest

2013 Conservation Legacy Awards: Midwest Region: Gail Fuller

Gail Fuller is a farmer by occupation; he also is equal parts philosopher and futurist. This Emporia, Kan., farmer quotes an ancient philosopher: “To be a successful farmer, one must first know the nature of the soil,” he says, quoting Xenophon of Athens, a Greek author who wrote those words nearly 2,500 years ago. From Fuller’s point of view, “knowing the soil” has slipped pretty far down the priority list in today’s agriculture. But it is job one at Fuller Farms....More
Jan 25, 2013
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Corn and Soybean Digest

2013 Conservation Legacy Awards: Northeast Region: Roger Wenning 33

Soil health is the main focus at Wenning Farms, in the rolling hills and tight clay soils of southeastern Indiana. The family operates more than 600 acres in a corn/soybean rotation....More
Jan 25, 2013
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Corn and Soybean Digest

2013 Conservation Legacy Awards: South Region: Jeremy Jack

Combine flat fields, lots of rainfall and a need for irrigation to fight summer heat and it becomes obvious that moisture management is critical for Jeremy Jack, South Region winner of the 2013 Conservation Legacy Awards. “In the Mississippi Delta, one of our biggest conservation efforts goes into water management,” Jack says. “Soil and nutrient management is set by the way we manage water.”...More
Feb 1, 2012
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Corn and Soybean Digest

2012 Conservation Legacy Award Midwest Region Winner: Jacob Farms

Ryan Speer, Jacob Farms, Sedgwick, KS, talks about his conservation efforts.The Kansas operation teams cover crops with no-till to grow and protect sandy soil....More
Feb 8, 2012
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Corn and Soybean Digest

2012 Conservation Legacy Award Northeast Region Winner: Rulon Enterprises

Rodney Rulon, Rulon Enterprises, Arcadia, IN, talks about conservation on his farm. His Indiana enterprise proves that best environmental practices can drive profits....More
Feb 8, 2012
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2012 Conservation Legacy Award South Region Winner: Bryant Farms

Cullen Bryant, of Bryant Farms, Dillon, SC, explains his conservation efforts. The South Carolina farm pursues both economic and environmental sustainability....More

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