Clemson Attempts to Revive Southern Heirloom Rice, Grain Crops

🕔May 31, 2019Clemson researchers are working with the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation to revive heirloom grains in South Carolina and renewal of the university’s Small Grains Breeding and Genetics Program is one […]

Aquatic Weed Helps Plant Breeders Develop New Variety Traits

🕔Dec 27, 2018With the advent of CRISPR technologies and other precise genome editing methods, it has become faster and easier for crop scientists to breed new varieties. But there are still a […]

Plant Breeding: Gene Editing Skips GMO Regulatory Hurdles – DTN

🕔Apr 30, 2018A mushroom that doesn’t brown. White flour with as much fiber as whole-wheat flour. Corn that can fend off northern corn leaf blight. Soybeans that can tolerate salty soils and […]

UGA Phenomics and Plant Robotics Center Aims to Improve Crop Breeding

🕔Mar 20, 2018Automated data collection and analysis pipelines are changing the way humans generate and use information. At the University of Georgia, researchers harness the power of advanced sensing, robotics and big-data […]

Ag Robot Speeds Data Collection, Analyses of Crops as They Grow

🕔Mar 13, 2018A new lightweight, low-cost agricultural robot could transform data collection and field scouting for agronomists, seed companies and farmers. The TerraSentia crop phenotyping robot, developed by a team of scientists […]

Texas AgriLife Research Gets Jump-Start on Improved Crop Breeding

🕔Nov 20, 2017Texas A&M AgriLife Research is investing in the future of rapid crop design with improved traits through the deployment of two new labs and a half-million dollar seed grant program […]

Ag Tech: New Autonomous Robot Helps Measure Crop Traits

🕔Sep 12, 2017Investors and executives in the agricultural industry are getting a first look at TerraSentia, a new-to-the-market agricultural robot that autonomously measures crop traits, developed at the University of Illinois. TerraSentia […]

Ag Tech: This Field Robot Could be Your Future New Best Friend

🕔Apr 21, 2017A semiautonomous robot may soon be roaming agricultural fields gathering and transmitting real-time data about the growth and development of crops, information that crop breeders – and eventually farmers – […]

U. of Arkansas Opens Foundation Seed Facility – Rice, Soybeans, Wheat

🕔Aug 10, 2016The ability to make public commodity seed varieties more available to Arkansas farmers took a great stride forward this week as the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture dedicated […]

Biotech: Crop Advances Grow with Intellectual Protection, Study Finds

🕔Apr 28, 2016Most people are aware of open-source computer programs. These free programs, accessible by anyone, spread technology to distant corners of the world. Cutting-edge innovations, however, come at a price. As […]

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