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 […]
Articles by Ann Hess
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 […]
Before Adrian Schunk’s first day of ag education, the Michigan FFA President had never given a speech nor considered a topic such as fear-based marketing.
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 […]
Behind every American farm family is the backbone of the operation: The Farm Mom. Katie Heger, 2016 Regional America’s Farmers Mom, is a true testament.
When he’s not throwing his old-school windup or hurling a four-seam fastball from the mound, American professional pitcher Ross Ohlendorf is ranching.
FFA was a family legacy Kourtney Lehman continued. But becoming Oregon State FFA President was a personal goal Lehman just had to fulfill.
Aaron Hackmann was happy to see the sun shining from his new ‘lakeside property in Chamois, Missouri after a week of heavy rain and historic flooding.