Iowa Corn: Flexibility in the Timing of Strip-Till with Nutrient Application Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Whether you are thinking about trying strip-till or already using strip-till in your farming operation, the question of timing comes up—fall or spring? There are many factors that go into this decision, […]

Cotton: Fungi Can Decrease Root Knot Nematode Galling Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Texas A&M University scientists found that a surprising number of fungi naturally associated with cultivated cotton were capable of curtailing the negative effects of a plant parasite known as the […]

Almond Orchard Recycling a Climate-Smart Strategy Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Recycling trees onsite can sequester carbon, save water and increase crop yields, making it a climate-smart practice for California’s irrigated almond orchards, finds a study from the University of California, […]

Biofuels: ‘Tequila’ Power More Efficient Than Corn, Sugar Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
The agave plant used to make tequila could be established in semi-arid Australia as an environmentally friendly solution to Australia’s transport fuel shortage, a team of researchers at the University […]

Unsung Hero In Fight Against Soybean Cyst Nematodes – DTN Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
Ron Heck isn’t known to wear an ascot, but maybe he should after helping solve one of the Midwest’s great agricultural mysteries. The Perry, Iowa, farmer has a lot in […]

Ag Research in Limbo – DTN Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
This is usually the busy season for agricultural scientists. They are hammering out experiment plans, firing up tractors and heading to fields to plant research plots on crops, weed control, […]

Weedy Rice – Unintended Legacy of Green Revolution Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
A new global study reveals the extent to which high-yielding rice varieties favored in the decades since the “Green Revolution” have a propensity to go feral, turning a staple food […]

Georgia Peanut Commission Increases Funding for Research Projects in 2020 Mar 19, 2020

🕔Mar 19, 2020
The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) board of directors has approved $739,693 in research project funding for the 2020-21 research budget year. This action was taken during the commission’s March board […]

California’s Strict Air Quality Regulations Help Farmers Prosper, Study Finds Mar 18, 2020

🕔Mar 18, 2020
Farmers in California’s Central Valley are not known for their love of government regulations, but those same growers have seen a boost in the productivity of their high-value crops – […]

Farm Crops Lose Water During Hot Nights, Says Study Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
A Kansas State University researcher whose work is helping to redefine the way that farmers and plant breeders view the impact of night-time temperatures on farm crops has been recognized […]

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