Farm Size Not a True Gauge of Profitability – Study Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019A pair of Kansas State University agricultural economists have taken a look at the characteristics that make farms successful in Kansas, and have found that bigger doesn’t always mean better. […]

University of Illinois Announces Center for Digital Agriculture Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has announced the creation of the Center for Digital Agriculture (CDA), a new center that brings together agricultural producers, researchers, and industries to innovate on the […]

Southwest Livestock: New Mexico, Texas Researchers Look for Ranch Options Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019Precision ranching is a focus of a new Coordinated Agricultural Project led by New Mexico State University, NMSU, in collaboration with Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Amarillo. Working under an almost $9 […]

Texas: Herbicide-Resistant Kochia Invading High Plains Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Kochia, a kind of tumbleweed, has long been associated with the Texas High Plains, but its abundance is starting to alarm Texas A&M AgriLife officials as regional producers are experiencing […]

Corn: Increasing Ground-Level Ozone Levels a Hidden Threat Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Like atmospheric methane and carbon dioxide, ground-level ozone is on the rise. But ozone, a noxious chemical byproduct of fossil fuel combustion, has received relatively little attention as a potential […]

Weed Management: Taking Drones Beyond Scouting – Video Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019UAV technology is being incorporated into agriculture, from scouting crops and fruit trees to counting and tracking cattle. Two members of the GROW team are working on projects to incorporate […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Turning Up the Heat for Weed Control Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019Weeds are thieves. They steal nutrients, sunlight and water from our food crops. In the case of sugarcane, yield refers to the amount of biomass and the sucrose concentration of […]

Rice: How Do High Nighttime Temps Affect Quality? Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019Arkansas scientists are working to develop rice varieties that are tolerant of Arkansas’ frequent high nighttime air temperatures, a condition that can significantly reduce yields and post-harvest quality. Paul Counce, […]

Guava Root-Knot Nematode: Clemson Armed with $7Mln to Combat Pest Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019Clemson University researchers, led by nematologist Paula Agudelo, are armed with close to $7 million to design protocols for managing invasive guava root-knot nematodes. The funding comes from the United States Department […]

Palmer Pigweed Resistance – Keys Behind the Evil Genius Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019Palmer amaranth’s resistance to PPO-inhibiting herbicides, a group of chemicals that disrupt chlorophyll synthesis, is especially problematic with glyphosate already out of the picture. Farmers had been turning to PPO-inhibitors […]

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