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  • Mar 23, 2016

    Advice from farmers 1

    Farmers from Iowa, Indiana and Ohio have written offer their advice and opinions on tillage, sustainability and soil health. Some agree with being progressive, and others are questioning it. What are your thoughts on being sustainable?...More
  • Feb 10, 2016

    Too progressive? 1

    I enjoy good debates with farmers because often, everyone gains something in the process. But conversations become difficult for me when science is ignored in favor of personal beliefs....More
  • 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 fear and put us on the road to greater success....More
  • Oct. 30, 2015

    How has your tillage practice changed this fall? 7

    More and more farmers are making the change from whole-field tillage to conservation tillage. We'd like to know if tillage practices have changed on your farm? Have you reduced tillage in some way by using strip-till or no-till? Do you not till any soybean ground? Do you till at all in the fall? Or have your practices stayed the same? Take our latest poll and let us know how you're changing tillage practices on your farm. And feel free to leave a comment with your changes, and your location.   ...More
  • Mar 13, 2015

    Do retired farmers sway tillage decisions?

    Is it too unreasonable to consider even just one field of strip-till or no-till, if you save roughly $15 per acre, and each 1% of soil organic matter helps soil hold 20,000 gallons more water per acre? Tell me what influences your decisions; I’d like to hear from you....More
  • Mar 6, 2015

    Conservation: Do your part 1

    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 require landlord buy-in, since it provides long-term benefits for their investment? I truly believe improved soil health will be a game-changer. Go for it....More

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