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Conservation Tillage Improves Sustainability, Crop Performance

By Diane Karr Diane Karr and her family raise soybeans, corn, beef cattle, alfalfa, grain sorghum and wheat on their Nebraska farm.  Like any business owner or manager, we face a constant challenge of meeting the needs of today while building our farm for the…

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Precision Agriculture: Finding the Right Recipe for Sustainable Farming

By Diane Karr Diane Karr and her family raise soybeans, corn, beef cattle, alfalfa, grain sorghum and wheat on their Nebraska farm.  Raising four boys on the farm means a lot of groceries and a lot of hungry kids to feed. Just as I carefully…

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Sustainable Farming: Leaving Things Better Than We Found Them

  Diane Karr and her family raise soybeans, corn, beef cattle, alfalfa, grain sorghum and wheat on their Nebraska farm.  Growing up, we were taught to leave things in better condition than we found them. This philosophy applies to everything on the farm – whether…

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Taking Water Management to the Fields- How we manage our greatest resource.

Diane Karr is a sixth-generation farmer who raises row crops and beef cattle in Nebraska. She and her husband raise soybeans, corn and grain sorghum, which are mainly used for livestock feed, along with wheat. The sun is blazing. Sweat is rolling down your back….

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Are We a Corporation or a Family? That’s easy. Both!

By Diane Karr Diane is a sixth-generation farmer who raises row crops and beef cattle in Nebraska. She and her husband raise soybeans, corn and grain sorghum, which are mainly used for livestock feed, along with wheat and beef cattle. Families come in all shapes…

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How We Select Seeds for Our Farm

Are farmers forced to grow a certain brand of seed or are they able to make that decision on their own? Diane Karr, CommonGround volunteer, mom and farmer from Nebraska, discusses how farmers purchase and select the seeds for the crops they produce.