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Understanding the Connection: Growing Soil Health, Growing Peace of Mind

A South Dakota State University survey recently revealed that farmers and ranchers who used practices to improve soil health, such as no-till, multi-species cover crops, and small grains in rotation, experienced less stress than their conventional agricultural counterparts.

For this video series we spoke with some of the South Dakota soil health farmers who participated in the survey to help us better understand the peace-of-mind benefits behind the survey results.

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Dr. Huber’s Warning…

On January 17, internationally recognized plant pathologist Dr. Don Huber, wrote a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack warning of the discovery of a new pathogen and a possible link between Roundup Ready® (GMO) corn and soybeans and severe reproductive problems in livestock as well as widespread crop failure.

Less than 3 weeks later, the Obama administration approved 2 new Roundup Ready┬« GMO crops, set to be planted this spring… Read on about Dr. Huber’s discovery.

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Senators Challenge “Know Your Farmer” Program

Senators Challenge “Know Your Farmer” Program As was reported today by Keith Good in his online Farm Policy report, Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia, Ranking Minority member of the Senate Agriculture Committee),...

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