Cotton: A.I. Helps Researchers Adapting Crops for Future Climate Conditions Oct 15, 2021

🕔Oct 15, 2021
With crops, farmers will adapt — they always have and always will. To help this adaptation, however, a Texas A&M AgriLife research project has used artificial intelligence modeling to determine what […]

Soybeans: Scientists Work to Get Handle on Taproot Decline Oct 11, 2021

🕔Oct 11, 2021
A monster that lives by eating the dead is hiding underground, and it has developed a taste for soybeans. For the past two years, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station researchers have […]

Cotton: Cover Crops Aid Pest Management by Increasing Beneficials Oct 4, 2021

🕔Oct 4, 2021
Both traditional and organic producers are increasing their use of cover crops for a variety of reasons — to control erosion, choke out weeds, improve soil health and enhance water availability. Now […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Potassium Needs – Could Soil Clay Type Play a Role? Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
Potassium (K) is needed by all plants and potassium deficiencies can significantly reduce crop yield. While the chemistry of potassium in soils is relatively simple, K availability can be significantly […]

Kansas: Researchers Study Benefits, Risks of Carbon Credits Sep 20, 2021

🕔Sep 20, 2021
Kansas State University researchers have completed a study that looks at the potential value of carbon credits – and whether it’s an opportunity for farmers in Kansas to earn some […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Researcher Awarded Grant to Study Cercospora Leaf Blight Sep 13, 2021

🕔Sep 13, 2021
Cercospora leaf blight has been a bane to soybean farmers in the mid-South region of the United States for the better part of two decades, costing the industry more than […]

Breeding Better Seed to Withstand Weather Disasters – DTN Sep 4, 2021

🕔Sep 4, 2021
Only one corn-breeding line out of about 150 remained standing after a derecho slammed into Beck’s Superior Hybrids nursery, near Marshalltown, Iowa, last summer. Winds exceeding 100 mph are an […]

Rice: Research Quantifies Effects of Paraquat Drift Jul 22, 2021

🕔Jul 22, 2021
Researchers are learning how to manage rice fields when paraquat drifts onto them early and late in the season, but what impact this herbicide has on grain quality and what […]

Conservation – Research Looks for Best Ways to Manage Runoff – DTN Jul 16, 2021

🕔Jul 16, 2021
Fluvial wetlands are the best conservation tools to reduce both nitrate and sediment loads, a study led by a scientist at the University of Kansas found. The work also points […]

Corn: Researchers Look to Improve Stalk Strength Jul 3, 2021

🕔Jul 3, 2021
Corn is one of the most important cereal crops in the world. But stalk lodging destroys up to one-quarter of the U.S. corn crop each year. Stalk lodging is breakage […]

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