Weed, Insect Resistance – What Happens if We Run Out of Tools?

🕔May 18, 2018To slow the evolutionary progression of weeds and insect pests gaining resistance to herbicides and pesticides, policymakers should provide resources for large-scale, landscape-level studies of a number of promising but […]

Kansas: Irrigation Study Uses Infrared Cameras to Improve Water Efficiency

🕔May 17, 2018Kansas State University researchers have tested the reliability of thermal infrared cameras in controlled, greenhouse settings and say they are now ready to take the sensors to the field to […]

Midwest Corn: Climate Change Should Help Production through 2050, says Researcher

🕔May 17, 2018Climate change and global warming put some forms of life at risk, but researchers found one instance that might not feel the heat – corn. Contrary to previous analyses, research […]

Soy, Corn Biotech: 10% Yield Jump, Sooner Than You Think – DTN

🕔May 17, 2018For many years, advances in crop technology have focused on specific production traits like herbicide tolerance or insecticide production. Photosynthesis — the driving force behind all plant life — was […]

Texas Sorghum: Resistant Varieties, Beneficial Predators Help Battle Sugarcane Aphids

🕔May 16, 2018While sugarcane aphids have been difficult to suppress in past years due to their natural traits and limited insecticide options, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study shows resistant sorghum varieties […]

Texas Cotton: Less Water for Young Plants Doesn’t Hurt Yield, Improves Drought Tolerance

🕔May 16, 2018Plants need water–but what about when it’s running low? Is it possible to use less water and still have healthy crops? In Texas, the Southern High Plains uses water from […]

Natalie Hummel Named Director of North Carolina Ag Research Services

🕔May 7, 2018An accomplished leader for a multinational agricultural biosciences company has been named director of NC State University’s field laboratories and research stations. Natalie A. Hummel will join the North Carolina […]

Illinois: Weed Science Field Research Tour, June 27, Champaign

🕔May 4, 2018The weed science program at the University of Illinois invites all weed management practitioners to our annual weed science field tour, which will be held on Wednesday, June 27 at […]

Cotton Research Project Wins Spot on International Space Station

🕔Apr 24, 2018A Clemson University scientist is sending his research on the cotton genome into outer space after being selected as a winner in the Cotton Sustainability Challenge. Christopher Saski, associate professor […]

Ag Drones: Online Tool Serves as Digital Logbook

🕔Apr 17, 2018A Purdue University researcher led development of a free, web-based application that will allow those using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to easily log their flight-related data. The UAS User Log is a […]

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