Louisiana: ‘Big Data’ Presents New Opportunities, Challenges in Ag

🕔Oct 16, 2018Every summer, scientists at agriculture research stations spend hours with clipboards in hand walking down row after row of plants, going about a tedious chore known as rating plots. Often, […]

Cotton: Clemson Studies Using Robots for Harvest

🕔Oct 15, 2018With labor costs reaching more than 10 percent of farm revenue, Clemson University researchers are working to help American farmers keep more money in their pockets. Joe Mari Maja, a […]

Midwest Nitrate Escape: Buffer Strips and Control Boxes are Key, Study Says

🕔Oct 11, 2018Spring in America’s heartland is often wet. That makes its soil too soft for planting. One solution to that issue is tile drainage. Growers insert a series of pipes (drain […]

Florida Peanuts: Leaf Spot Defoliation – To Dig or Not to Dig?

🕔Oct 8, 2018When it comes time to dig peanuts at the end of the growing season, many things influence how many pods make it into the basket. Research by Dan Anco and […]

Corn: Illinois Study Identifies Key Drivers of Corn Photosynthesis

🕔Oct 5, 2018We may not be able to see them, but plant leaves are riddled with tiny pores that open to bring in carbon dioxide, the gas converted into sugars through the […]

Georgia Peanut Tour Showcases Southeast Production

🕔Oct 2, 2018When people think of Georgia peanuts, they often think of the thousands of acres planted on the western half of the coastal plain. But the truth is that east Georgia […]

Nebraska: Comparing Soybean Competitiveness with Herbicide-Resistant Waterhemp

🕔Oct 1, 2018Waterhemp is a troublesome weed with an ability to rapidly evolve herbicide resistance. It occurs in cropping systems throughout Nebraska and the Midwest. Little research has investigated the competitiveness of […]

South Carolina: New Farming Research, Technology Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Sep 28, 2018Modern research and technology are important for today’s farmers and researchers at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center are busy developing software and other scientific instruments to help South Carolina […]

Rice Blast: The Most Devastating Rice Disease in the World

🕔Sep 28, 2018Rice blast is the most devastating rice disease in the world, causing the loss of 10 percent to 30 percent of the planet’s crop every year. “That’s enough rice to […]

Peanut Collapse: Extension Teams Up to Solve the Mystery

🕔Sep 24, 2018In 2017, peanut growers of the Panhandle and North Central regions in Florida, and many areas in Georgia faced a number of issues. In addition to high disease, insect pests, […]

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