Minnesota Corn: Site-Specific Estimation of Yield Response to N Fertilizer

🕔Aug 21, 2019Site-specific yield estimation is important for efficient management of agricultural inputs and explaining spatial yield variability. Current approaches for site-specific yield estimation include the use of historical yield maps (Fig. […]

Sugarcane: LSU Scientists to Study Cold Tolerance in Central Louisiana

🕔Aug 21, 2019The fields at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center have seen all sorts of crop trials over the years — but never any involving sugarcane. That’s because […]

Gap Growing Between Irrigated, Rainfed Crop Yields

🕔Aug 20, 2019A 65-year comparative analysis between U.S. yields of irrigated and rainfed crops has sounded a message to farmers, land managers and policymakers: Mind the gap. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Suat […]

Rice: Blast Resistance Could Be on the Horizon

🕔Aug 16, 2019Researchers have uncovered an unusual protein activity in rice that can be exploited to give crops an edge in the evolutionary arms race against rice blast disease, a major threat […]

Glyphosate Lowers pH of Dicamba Spray Mixtures, Says Study

🕔Aug 16, 2019A University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture study published in the Journal of Weed Technology found that mixing glyphosate with formulations of dicamba consistently lowered the pH of the spray […]

Pecan Shells Could Protect Against Food Bacteria

🕔Aug 16, 2019Developing a way to protect pecans and to keep them safe for consumption is the goal of an LSU student who just returned from Poland. Karuna Kharel, a doctoral student […]

Mississippi: Introducing New DREC Agronomist Ben Lawrence – Podcast

🕔Aug 14, 2019Jason Bond and Tom Allen visit with Ben Lawrence about his new role as Cropping Systems Agronomist at DREC in Stoneville. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/Ben%20Lawrence%20Intro_07-31-19.mp3

Missouri: Rice Field Day, Glennonville, Aug. 22

🕔Aug 9, 2019Research to create new heat-tolerant and herbicide resistant rice strains is being conducted this summer at Southeast Missouri State University’s Rice Research Greenhouse in Malden, Missouri, and at the Missouri […]

Irrigation: Stalk-Worn Sensor Measures Crops’ Water Use

🕔Aug 6, 2019Wearable technology will soon move from wrist to stalk, swapping measures of blood flow and respiration for sap flow and transpiration. Their design won’t have anyone confusing growing season with […]

Irrigation: Cameras Could Provide Cost-Effective Monitoring of Crop Temperatures

🕔Aug 6, 2019A hot plant is an early warning sign of an under-watered, unhealthy plant, which makes monitoring crop temperatures a priority for many farmers. But to do so, they need the […]

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