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As a leader in regenerative, sustainable agriculture, and an expert in improving Carbon Intensity, Continuum Ag is frequently featured in a number of publications – check us out!

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How to Increase Your Potential SAF Tax Credits Now

With sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tax credits beginning in 2025, the practices farmers use during the 2024 growing season will have a direct impact on

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How to Actually Get Paid for Carbon

Today the U.S. Department of Energy says farmers are more than half of the problem, but our numbers show farmers are a huge part of

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How New Carbon Claims Shortchange Sustainable Agriculture and Why It Matters

Making sense of evolving carbon markets and understanding their on-farm implications is not for the faint of heart. Mitchell Hora, CEO of Continuum Ag, seventh

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Buis: Carbon Capture Ag’s Big Moment

DES MOINES, Iowa (DTN) — The head of the American Carbon Alliance (ACA) told an audience at the National Carbon Capture conference in Des Moines,

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Carbon Intensity Score

Farmers, starting in 2025, will get paid for corn delivered to ethanol plants based on a carbon intensity score (CIS). This is part of the

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Four Modes Of Agricultural Value Creation In The Carbon Age

Carbon is a “hot topic” in an age of Climate Change (pun intended). That is playing out in unique ways in the agricultural sector. On

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Continuum Ag’s Billion Bushel Challenge Raises Awareness about Low-Carbon Corn

Continuum Ag, is launching the Billion Bushel Challenge, an initiative to raise awareness about the profit opportunities for farmers raising low-carbon corn.

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CONTINUUM AG LAUNCHES BILLION BUSHEL CHALLENGE

Washington, Iowa — With an estimated 6 Billion Bushels being used for Ethanol production next year, Continuum Ag has set their sights on helping the

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Continuum Ag Launches Billion Bushel Challenge

With an estimated six billion bushels expected to be used for ethanol production next year, Continuum Ag has set their sights on helping the industry

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Growing Soil for a Regenerative Future

Our founder is leveraging the ag conservation leadership that has always been a part of his family’s farming operation with his ambition to help farms

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Cash Crops: Iowa agtech startup helps farmers boost profits with sustainability

Our software helps farmers implement regenerative agricultural practices and manage soil health. In 2021, we were chosen as one of the Cisco Global Problem Solver

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CALS Alum Mitchell Hora Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Less than five years after graduating from Iowa State University, Mitchell Hora has successfully started and grown a business that helps farmers take a holistic

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Iowa Front 40

Those selected for Iowa’s Front 40 are recognized for encouraging environmental initiatives for Iowa’s future. In 2021, both Mitchell and Brian Hora were selected as

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Profiting from Carbon and Soil Health

The path to soil health profit has opened wider than ever before. “The more aggressive you can be out there, the more opportunities you’ll have

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Rabo Carbon Bank Launches First U.S. Pilot

Participating farmers will receive compensation for implementing regenerative agricultural practices that enrich their fields’ soils while capturing carbon from the air. 

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How to Get Rid of Carbon Emissions: Pay Farmers to Bury Them

What if there was a way to combat climate change that didn’t require technological breakthroughs, carbon taxes or eliminating all fossil fuels?

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Iowa farmers joining new initiatives that pay them to battle climate change

Iowa farmers are experimenting with carbon-capture strategies that could bolster revenues and soil health, plus improve water quality. Paywall

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How Climate Change in Iowa is Changing U.S. Politics

In the drizzling rain, Mitchell Hora walks me to the top of a 40-ft. grain bin on his family’s farm in southeast Iowa’s Washington County,

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A Mission for Soil Health

Hora is on a mission to protect and improve soil health on his family’s farm, pushing beyond no-till and cover crops to explore new strategies

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Featured Farmer: Mitchell Hora

“When I was a baby, my first word was ‘corn’.” Let’s just consider this a leading indicator that Mitchell Hora was destined to be a

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2020 Ag Grad 30 Under 30

Discover 30 Entrepreneurs in Agriculture under the age of 30 making huge differences in the world, economy, and environment. In the article, flip to page

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East Central Iowa Farmer Uses Drone to Broadcast Cover Crops

Mitchell Hora, founder of Continuum Ag, values data. Hora’s collects data through soil health testing and soil sampling and used a new tool to apply cover

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Farm kid turned entrepreneur eyes negative carbon emissions

Mitchell Hora learned about the value of soil early in life on his family’s 750-acre farm in Iowa, where his father adopted such soil-friendly strategies

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Fourth Generation Millennial Farmer Tests A.I. Drones to Upgrade Farming in Iowa

Leading AgTech Companies Taranis, Phytobiotics, Continuum Ag, and Rantizo Collaborate on Drone-Based Aerial Application of Micronutrients to Increase Soybean Yield

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Young Farmer Leads the Way

Twenty-five-year-old farmer and agronomist Mitch Hora holds a fistful of microbe-rich soil in his hand, explaining how good soil management contributes to the stewardship of

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Offering Soil Health Solutions at Scale

Continuum Ag’s TopSoil® platform works by connecting with leading labs and tech companies and then providing recommendations for making agronomic decisions for farmers and their

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Continuum Ag: Digging Into Soil Health

For the past four years Mitchell Hora has been immersed in the development of a system that measures, calibrates, and provides recommendations for best practices

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Ask a farmer: Mitchell Hora of ‘Field Work’ answers your questions

Hora is excited to utilize data to make better decisions when it comes to ensuring short-term return on investments while working on the long-term gains

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Three Iowans Reach Farm Bureau’s Ag Innovation Challenge semifinals

Three Iowans have been named semifinalists in the Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge honoring rural entrepreneurs including Washington’s own Mitchell Hora.

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Wall of Fame – Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative

With improved soils, agriculturalists can fit into sustainable ag markets, improve land valuations, improve environmental impact, and boost on-farm profit!

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Healthy Soil Delivers More Nutrition to U.S. Farmers and their Customers

Armed with a shovel, iPad, and a college degree, Mitchell Hora represents a new generation of farmers determined to get more from the land by

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Continuum Ag Partners with West Fork Crooked Creek Watershed Project

Continuum Ag is a consulting and data management company focused on soil health working with farmers, consultants, and ag businesses to quantify and improve soil

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Farm Downturn Doesn’t Mean the End for Beginning Farmers

Mitchell Hora would like to farm full-time, but the lingering agriculture downturn pushed him to find another way to return to his family farm in southeastern Iowa.

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Three Iowans Among Finalists for American Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge

In partnership with Farm Credit, this is a first of its kind national business competition exclusively for rural entrepreneurs focused on solving food and agricultural

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Farming Teaches Us How to Operate in a Living Ecosystem

When a farm business maintains productive and healthy soil to grow high-performing crops, our communities, and the land and water supplying them, all thrive.

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Caught in the middle: In a traditional field, farmers strive for sustainability

Farmers are under pressure. Incomes are down. Expenses are up. Plus, consumers are increasingly picky about their food and want it grown in environmentally friendly ways.

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Grounded Growth Farmers

Mitchell Hora is sharing his knowledge about how to measure and use soil health data with both other farmers AND food companies in our community.

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MN Millennial Farmer

Recently I took a road trip to southeastern Iowa to visit Mitchell Hora, my co-host for a new podcast that I am very fortunate to

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Going Solo, Pass Go

It was during his freshman internship with E4 Crop Intelligence, that Mitchell decided to pursue a career in consulting and began developing business plans and

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Watch & Listen

Gearing Up for Planting Season

Mitchell sits down with Ag News Daily just in time for planting! Tune in as he gives an update on what he’s been up to.

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Episode 17: Mitchell Hora

Host Shely talks about regenerative farming, soil health, and agtech with Mitchell Hora a 7th-generation Iowa farmer and founder/CEO of soil health data company Continuum

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“Field Work” Podcast

Field Work is a podcast hosted by Mitchell Hora and Zach Johnson in which commercial farmers share their own experiences with sustainable agriculture: what’s worked,

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Washington County: A Culture of Conservation

From the Missouri to the Mississippi and every county in between, Iowa’s future-thinking leaders are personifying progress and encouraging environmental change within our borders.

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Iowa Farmer Makes Forbes 30 Under 30 List for Improvements to Soil Health

At 27, Mitchell’s business of 21 employees is helping farmers in 36 states and 14 countries. Now, he’s been named to Forbes 30 under 30

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Farmers Still Love Trump Even Though His Trade War Is Hurting Them

Founder/CEO of Continuum Ag Mitchell Hora discusses the impacts of tariffs and the trade war on the day-to-day and yearly costs and profits of agriculture

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Sustainable & Profitable – Hora Family Farm & Continuum Ag

In Episode 6, Mitchell Hora & Brian Hora demonstrate year over year that sustainable farming is profitable and scalable.

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Podcast: How To Improve Soil Health

We chat with the Founder/CEO of Continuum Ag, Mitchell Hora. He’s implementing the principles of soil health and monitors impact using the Haney Soil Health Test

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Soil Health: Continuous Testing & Learning

Mitchell Hora of Continuum Ag talks about the results of his soil health tests, data that are helping farmers logistically and economically improve soil health. 

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