ASA DuPont Young Leader Program

The American Soybean Association (ASA), DuPont Pioneer and DuPont Crop Protection are seeking applicants for the 2017–18 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program.

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Hungry for Truth to Host Sessions at Ag PhD Field Day

Learn tips to positively engage with consumers on top agricultural issues at two Ag PhD Field Day sessions hosted by Hungry for Truth and the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (SDSRPC). The sessions will take place at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the Ag PhD Field Day near Baltic, South Dakota.

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Mid-Summer Weed Management

Weeds poking above canopied soybeans are more than just an aggravation for farmers. They could signal the need for weed management plan adjustments.

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Best Bean Practices: Dry Conditions for Weed Control

Drought conditions have continued to spread across South Dakota over the past few weeks. The most recent drought monitor shows that more than 90 percent of state is experiencing abnormally dry conditions and drought. In the Best Bean Practices videos below Paul Johnson, SDSU Extension Weed Science Coordinator, shares more about weed management in dry conditions.

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Across the Table: Farmer Paul’s Chicken Kabobs

Nothing gets your mouth watering in the summer like seared chicken kabobs and fresh garden vegetables. Master griller and farmer Paul Casper shares his signature recipe for this episode of Across the Table. He talks with host Melissa Johnson about his fourth-generation farm in Lake Preston, the vegetables he grows and how he takes care of his garden and his crops throughout the season.

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ASA Establishes Policy Resolutions for 2017

Progressive policies for a strong farm safety net, increased funding for agricultural export programs, ambitious global trade negotiations, an aggressive support for biodiesel policies and robust funding for agricultural research and conservation programs will guide the American Soybean Association (ASA) in 2017.

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Aquaculture: Close to Home

They may not replace hogs and poultry as prime soybean consumers anytime soon, but growth in fish and shrimp production growth is opening a whole new world of opportunities for South Dakota soy products. Although most fish production happens overseas or in coastal waters, aquaculture innovation is happening closer to home than many people realize.

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Award-Winning Education Center Takes Formaldehyde-Free Materials to the Farm

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the American Institute of Architects East Tennessee have honored a project spearheaded by the University of Tennessee (UT) College of Architecture and Design. As an urban non-profit farm and educational center, UT’s award-winning Beardsley Farm grows food for local Knoxville hunger relief organizations and shelters.

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Weed Management

Scouting is all about early detection. And when it comes to weed detection, sooner is always better. The key to successful weed management is identifying resistance early, when the infestation can still be controlled.

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Workshop Teaches Farmers to Develop Trust With Consumers Through Shared Values

“When you live in a land of food, there are many issues. When you live in a land with no food, there is only one issue. Food is personal,” explains Donna Moenning, a farmer and speaker from The Center for Food Integrity (CFI) who spoke with about 35 farmers during a Developing Consumer Trust workshop in March.

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