Texas A&M Agrigenomics Lab Receives Sponsored Support from PerkinElmer

🕔Dec 5, 2018Texas A&M AgriLife announced PerkinElmer Inc. has agreed to further support the growing field of agrigenomics through a sponsored collaboration of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Genomics and Bioinformatics Services […]

Sugarcane: Maximizing Yields with Multispectral Imaging Technologies

🕔Dec 4, 2018When it comes to profitable sugarcane, the goal of every grower is to achieve the highest possible sucrose yield at the lowest production cost possible. Sugarcane yields correlate with nitrogen […]

California: Almond Board Fueling Innovation with $6.8Mln Research Investment

🕔Dec 4, 2018The Almond Board of California (ABC) announced a $6.8 million investment in 75 independent research projects exploring next-generation farming practices including optimal use of everything almond orchards grow. In addition […]

Minnesota: Nutrient Management – On-Farm Research, The Basics and Beyond – Podcast

🕔Dec 4, 2018On-farm research can provide great management benefits when done the right way. The key is in paying attention to the details and having a plan every step of the way. […]

Group Decries USDA’s Shifting Economic Research Functions Into Policy Realm

🕔Dec 4, 2018The American Statistical Association (ASA) Board of Directors has issued a rare statement of concern regarding the US Department of Agriculture’s plans for the Economic Research Service (ERS), a federal […]

Waterhemp’s Metabolic Resistance to Topramezone – What’s the Cause?

🕔Nov 29, 2018Corn naturally tolerates certain herbicides, detoxifying the chemicals before they can cause harm. It’s what allows farmers to spray fields with the class of herbicides known as HPPD-inhibitors, which kill […]

USDA Reorganization: Ag Leaders Call Proposal a ‘Major Disruption of Research’

🕔Nov 29, 2018Two former USDA chief scientists and undersecretaries of agriculture have joined 19 other ag leaders in voicing concern over planned relocation of 2 USDA research agencies outside Washington, DC. On November 27, […]

Are Input Decisions Affected by Crop Insurance?

🕔Nov 29, 2018New research by agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln challenges traditional thinking on federal crop insurance. Since the inception of the federal crop insurance program, researchers have questioned whether […]

Midwest Corn: Genetically Engineered Seeds May Help Offset Climate Change

🕔Nov 26, 2018Count Kansas State University agricultural economist Jesse Tack among those who recognize unique challenges created by the world’s rising demand for food and changing climates across the globe. Tack and […]

Corn: Breeding Traits to Improve Water Use Efficiency

🕔Nov 19, 2018With approximately 80 percent of our nation’s water supply going towards agriculture, it’s fair to say it takes a lot of water to grow crops. In a climate with less predictable […]

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