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    Georgia: Wild Peanuts Help Create Disease Resistant Hybrids Jan 21, 2022

    🕔Jan 21, 2022
    Using proven production practices to fight disease in the field, Georgia farmers produce half the peanuts grown in the U.S. each year. Modern peanut varieties carry few genetic defenses against […]

    Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Response to Bacterial Blight Dec 7, 2020

    🕔Dec 7, 2020
    During 2020, two sets of the cotton varieties (56 entries) contained in the Mississippi State University Official Variety Trial were planted in Stoneville.  At flowering (7/15/2020), plants were inoculated with […]

    Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Reduce Disease Risk with Hybrid/Cultivar Selection Dec 1, 2020

    🕔Dec 1, 2020
    Now that nearly all fields in the state have been harvested it is time for us to start turning our attention to the 2021 season.  Nobody knows what next year’ […]

    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 […]

    Arkansas Wheat: Breeding Aimed at Head Scab Resistance Mar 6, 2020

    🕔Mar 6, 2020
    Arkansas scientists are part of a national, multi-institutional research collaboration to combat Fusarium head blight, a serious agricultural disease, also known as scab, that affects wheat and barley crops all […]

    Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Choosing Varieties – Check Disease Resistance Ratings Dec 18, 2019

    🕔Dec 18, 2019
    The seed suppliers want your early orders and the catalogues are all spread out on the tables.  Now to begin the process of choosing the best variety or hybrid for your […]

    Corn One Step Closer to Bacterial Leaf Streak Resistance Sep 13, 2019

    🕔Sep 13, 2019
    Bacterial leaf streak, a foliar disease in corn, has only been in the United States for a handful of years, but Tiffany Jamann says it’s a major problem in the […]

    Kentucky Wheat: Selecting the Right Varieties Aug 30, 2019

    🕔Aug 30, 2019
    Kentucky wheat producers have a critical decision to make at this time of year: choosing the wheat varieties that they will plant this fall. Year to year climate variability means […]

    Rice: Blast Resistance Could Be on the Horizon Aug 16, 2019

    🕔Aug 16, 2019
    Researchers have uncovered an unusual protein activity in rice that can be exploited to give crops an edge in the evolutionary arms race against rice blast disease, a major threat […]

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