Cotton: Fungi Can Decrease Root Knot Nematode Galling Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Texas A&M University scientists found that a surprising number of fungi naturally associated with cultivated cotton were capable of curtailing the negative effects of a plant parasite known as the […]

Almond Orchard Recycling a Climate-Smart Strategy Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Recycling trees onsite can sequester carbon, save water and increase crop yields, making it a climate-smart practice for California’s irrigated almond orchards, finds a study from the University of California, […]

Biofuels: ‘Tequila’ Power More Efficient Than Corn, Sugar Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
The agave plant used to make tequila could be established in semi-arid Australia as an environmentally friendly solution to Australia’s transport fuel shortage, a team of researchers at the University […]

Weedy Rice – Unintended Legacy of Green Revolution Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
A new global study reveals the extent to which high-yielding rice varieties favored in the decades since the “Green Revolution” have a propensity to go feral, turning a staple food […]

California’s Strict Air Quality Regulations Help Farmers Prosper, Study Finds Mar 18, 2020

🕔Mar 18, 2020
Farmers in California’s Central Valley are not known for their love of government regulations, but those same growers have seen a boost in the productivity of their high-value crops – […]

Insect Pests: Aerial Trap Network Describes Life in the Skies Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
Like most invasive species, when the soybean aphid arrived in the Midwest in 2000, it brought none of its natural enemies along for the ride. So, naturally, finding itself in […]

Rice: $2.6Mln Dedicated to Studying Weedy Invader Mar 9, 2020

🕔Mar 9, 2020
Many farmers struggle with an enemy that looks like a friend. Agricultural weeds that are close relatives of crops present a particular challenge to farmers because their physical similarities to […]

Illinois: Impact Mills Do Better Than Weed Seed Counts Might Indicate Mar 3, 2020

🕔Mar 3, 2020
Impact mills, which destroy weed seeds picked up by a combine, may be doing an even better job than previously thought. A recent University of Illinois study, running an Australian […]

Corn: New A.I. Algorithm Better Predicts Yields Feb 20, 2020

🕔Feb 20, 2020
With some reports predicting the precision agriculture market will reach $12.9 billion by 2027, there is an increasing need to develop sophisticated data-analysis solutions that can guide management decisions in […]

Corn: Making More Cold Tolerant Plants Jan 29, 2020

🕔Jan 29, 2020
Many people aren’t aware that corn is a tropical plant, which makes it extremely sensitive to cold weather. This trait is problematic in temperate climates where the growing season averages […]

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