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Field Notes 2024

Chicken in a field

What is regenerative agriculture?

Regenerative agriculture may just sound like a new buzz word in the sustainable production space, but what does this term actually mean and why should it matter to Illinois farmers? Regenerative agriculture is an umbrella term used to describe the on-farm use of a wide range of sustainable...
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Soybean field at sunrise

Sulfur is key to soybean success

As the growing season fast approaches, farmers need to prepare for the fertility needs of their crops.  While soybeans may not require nitrogen like corn does, this crop has its unique nutrient requirements.  In addition to phosphate and potash, soybeans also need sufficient sulfur to...
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