Harrington Seed Destructor Substantially Reduces Weed Seed Bank Jan 28, 2020

🕔Jan 28, 2020
In the battle against herbicide-resistant weeds, farmers are increasingly eager to add non-chemical control methods to their management toolbox. Impact mills, which destroy weed seeds picked up by a combine, […]

Minnesota: Extension Begins Drainage Trial Jan 22, 2020

🕔Jan 22, 2020
This past fall, I made the decision to invest in a new subsurface drainage system at the Northwest Research & Outreach Center (NWROC) in Crookston. Over the next several years, […]

Drone Images Detect 2 Tomato Diseases with 99% Accuracy Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
New technology being developed by University of Florida scientists identifies two dangerous tomato diseases with 99 percent accuracy. This finding is critical because diseases can cost growers millions of dollars […]

Robots, Drones Becoming Workhorses for Agriculture Jan 3, 2020

🕔Jan 3, 2020
The small, rolling vehicle looks a bit like something out of a science fiction film as it moves slowly across a barren patch of land on Kansas State University’s North […]

University of Kentucky Celebrates 50 Years of Continuous No-Till Research Plots Jan 2, 2020

🕔Jan 2, 2020
Kentucky has long been known as an international leader in research and farmer adoption of no-till soil management. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment recently celebrated […]

Big Data: Where to Put It to Make It Accessible? Dec 30, 2019

🕔Dec 30, 2019
Massive amounts of agricultural data are being collected around the world by scientists utilizing drones for remote sensing, agronomic yield measurements or plant breeding variety trials. Seth Murray, Ph.D., Texas A&M […]

Kansas Hemp: High Tunnels Produce More CBD Dec 30, 2019

🕔Dec 30, 2019
After one year of growing industrial hemp in test plots, Kansas State University researchers say they’ve moved closer to providing guidance to producers interested in growing the alternative crop in […]

Arkansas Rice: Pest Management – Improving Defoliation Thresholds Dec 20, 2019

🕔Dec 20, 2019
Extension entomologists are developing a new percentage-based threshold for insect defoliation of rice that can help eliminate unnecessary applications of pesticides with the help of pest and rodent control services. […]

Glyphosate and Cancer – Myths vs. Facts Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Whether on social media or in farming circles, many questions linger about glyphosate, better known as Roundup, and a link to cancer.

Texas: Drones in Weed Management – Better Tech Needed Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
Remote sensing provides an alternative to ground-based manual scouting for weeds in agriculture fields. And, while many advances have been made, many are still needed in the area of weed […]

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