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09:14AM Jan 27, 2020

Farmers, Consumers Lose $15 billion to Food Waste

Madeline McGarry
AgWeb Contributor

With the global epidemic of food waste, valuable on-farm inputs are thrown out along with the food. For example,19% of all fertilizer is lost to food waste in the United

15:34PM Jan 21, 2020

Get a Head Start on the Long Road to Repairing Ruts, Gullies

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

This past year, prevent plant acres soared to a new record of 20 million. What that number fails to account for are the acres that did get planted but maybe

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09:21AM Jan 10, 2020

How to Prove the Value of Healthy Soil

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

If you’re one of the many farmers who are intentional about soil health, your land might be worth more.

09:09AM Jan 09, 2020

Conservation Agriculture Gains National Momentum

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor

Farm Journal and foundational partners introduce America’s Conservation Ag Movement special edition of the magazine.

09:23AM Jan 07, 2020

Tortoise vs. Hare: Anthony Thilmony’s Patient Approach to Farming

Chris Bennett
Technology and Issues Editor

Hidden beneath Anthony Thilmony’s farmland, along with ample moisture, microbial activity galore, and an army of earthworms, is a 35-year-old tale of change.

15:22PM Jan 06, 2020

CRP Rental Rates Change for Many Counties in 2020

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

This voluntary program provides annual payments to protect highly-erodible and environmentally sensitive land under 10- to 15-year contracts.

07:00AM Dec 27, 2019

Field Makeover Improves Soil Health and Profits

Katie Humphreys
Managing Editor

Restoration takes time, but the effort yields bushels