UGA Phenomics and Plant Robotics Center Aims to Improve Crop Breeding

🕔Mar 20, 2018Automated data collection and analysis pipelines are changing the way humans generate and use information. At the University of Georgia, researchers harness the power of advanced sensing, robotics and big-data […]

Arkansas Rice, Soybeans: Farm Strives for Most Advanced Science in the World

🕔Mar 15, 2018There’s a farm in Arkansas growing soybeans, corn, and rice that is aiming to be the most scientifically advanced farm in the world. Soil samples are run through powerful machines […]

Indiana Corn: Yield Response to Plant Populations

🕔Mar 14, 2018Results from 81 field scale trials around Indiana since 2008 suggest that maximum yield response to plant populations for 30-inch row corn grown under minimal to moderate stress conditions occurs […]

GMO Corn Keeps Pests From Its Unmodified Neighbors, Study Finds

🕔Mar 14, 2018Field corn, genetically modified to produce a toxin that kills its most persistent pest, also benefits nearby, unmodified crops vulnerable to the same pest, according to a study published today […]

Palmer Pigweed: Researchers Make Breakthrough in Understanding Glyphosate Resistance

🕔Mar 12, 2018Kansas State University researchers have discovered how weeds develop resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate, a finding that could have broad future implications in agriculture and many other industries.

Nebraska: Cover Crops Improve Soil Productivity and Fertility

🕔Mar 5, 2018Agricultural land management practices account for about 50% of soil organic carbon (SOC) loss. Restoring SOC is important to soil productivity and fertility. Management strategies to rebuild SOC include adding […]

Texas Cotton: Row Spacing and Seeding Rates

🕔Mar 5, 2018New and returning cotton producers may want to carefully consider row spacing and seeding rates when they get ready to put seed into the ground in the next few months, […]

Michigan: Corn, Soybean, Wheat Variety Trials Focus on Northern Climates

🕔Mar 2, 2018Michigan State University Extension educators in northern Michigan have received grant funding to address variety selection in northern climates. The purpose of these projects is to collect local data on […]

Wheat: Kansas Researchers Use Gene-Editing Technology for Improved Varieties

🕔Feb 27, 2018Kansas State University researchers say their work to improve genes in wheat varieties using a gene-editing technology is another positive step toward global food security. “Food security and the food […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Insight & Take Home Points for 2018 Crop Based on 2017

🕔Feb 26, 2018In 2017, the Xtend soybean (RR2Xtend) and approved formulations for over-the-top dicamba application technology became available to soybean producers in the United States, providing a set of new genetics and […]

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