Commitment to Conservation
The U.S. has 155 national forests, 20 national grasslands, and 222 research and experimental forests.
Source: USDA Forest Service
To chop or not to chop
Only 8% of farmers use a corn head with a chopper.
Source: Successful Farming Farm Equipment Study
What percentage of the U.S. soybean crop is lost due to pathogens and pests each year?
Find the answer on page 8 in Successful Farming magazine.
Precipitation in the Midwest is likely to fall more frequently in heavy downpours, increasing the likelihood of flooding. The last three decades have been the wettest in a century for the Midwest.
Can agricultural intensification be sustainable and productive without losing our ethics? An emphatic ‘Yes!’ from me. Lindsayandytalk.com/
Hamburger from a single steer will make about 720 quarter-pound hamburgers.
Source: Iowa Farm Bureau
"It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the spring, who reaps a harvest in the autumn." -B.C. Forbes
Land that rents cheap is cheap for a reason.
Source: Al Kluis Farmer's Almanac
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