Wheat: K-State Scientists Earn 2020 Gene Stewardship Award Oct 19, 2020

🕔Oct 19, 2020
Two U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists working on the Kansas State University campus are part of a national team that has earned praise for its pioneering work in building sturdy […]

Rice: Regulators Classify Gene-Edited Varieties as Equivalent to Conventional Oct 19, 2020

🕔Oct 19, 2020
The Healthy Crops team, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have used gene editing tools to develop new varieties of disease-resistant rice that regulators in the United […]

Ohio Researcher And World Food Price Winner: Re-Carbonize The Soil – DTN Oct 16, 2020

🕔Oct 16, 2020
Rattan Lal, a soil scientist from Ohio State University and the 2020 World Food Prize laureate, makes his case that agriculture globally must take better care of its most valuable […]

Soybeans: Chaff Lining Fields for Palmer Amaranth Management Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
Herbicide-resistant weeds have resulted in the loss of effective herbicides and has forced farmers to seek alternative strategies.  Australian farmers have developed harvest time weed seed control strategies targeting plants […]

Ogallala Aquifer Has Peaked In Terms Of Grain Production, Researchers Contend Oct 8, 2020

🕔Oct 8, 2020
An international team of scientists, including experts from the University of Birmingham, has extended and improved methods used to calculate peak oil production to assess grain production in three US […]

Climate Change: Redefining Drought in the Corn Belt Oct 5, 2020

🕔Oct 5, 2020
As the climate trends warmer and drier, global food security increasingly hinges on crops’ ability to withstand drought. But are scientists and producers focusing on the right metric when measuring […]

Southern Association of Ag Experiment Station Directors Names New Executive Director Oct 1, 2020

🕔Oct 1, 2020
The Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors has appointed Gary Thompson as executive director. Thompson assumed his new post Aug. 24 and is posted at the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment […]

Georgia: Organic Farming – Integrating Biological Controls for Root-Knot Nematodes, Weeds Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
While weeds and plant parasites are a concern for all agricultural producers, organic producers are doubly challenged to combat these problems without chemical solutions. Through a grant from the U.S. […]

Corn, Wheat: AgriLife Research Expected to Improve Predictions on Plant Growth Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
With the help of a new $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Texas A&M AgriLife researchers will collaborate to elevate phenotyping for plant […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Virtual Field Day Features Newest Varieties, Improved Techniques Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
The LSU AgCenter Sweet Potato Research Station has put its 2020 field day video presentations online. “We put together a series of videos that highlight our many research programs and […]

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