Articles by Ann Hess

Monsanto expert: Cover crop benefits accumulate over time

· May 25, 2017

Whether you’re planting cover crops to get nitrogen back into the soil or to assist with erosion control, it’s a process that requires patience. According to Cody Jones, a technical agronomist with Monsanto, a first-time cover crop grower should set their expectations correctly so they don’t set themselves up for disappointment. “The benefits of cover […]

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No arms, no legs; no problem for Canada farmer Chris Koch

· May 23, 2017

I’ve been busy lately getting registered and booking my flights for the 19th annual Ag Media Summit in Snowbird, Utah in July. The largest gathering of crop and livestock media professionals in the U.S. offers several opportunities for professional improvement and industry networking, and the chance to meet extraordinary individuals like … Chris Koch. As […]

4-H digs into 4th annual Monsanto Ag Innovator Experience

· May 19, 2017

What happens when you let 4-H students mix a CSI approach with STEM skills to conquer a real-world challenge in agriculture? You get active participation and a newfound passion for agriculture. Four years ago, the Ag Innovator Experience just seemed like the next step in Monsanto’s decades-long partnership with the National 4-H council. Since then […]

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