Farm Business: Commodity Market Anxiety – “Follow Your Business Plan” Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
A Kansas State University farm analyst says his phone has been ringing frequently as the state’s farmers and ranchers flood him with questions about the recent drop in commodity markets. […]

Farm Crops Lose Water During Hot Nights, Says Study Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
A Kansas State University researcher whose work is helping to redefine the way that farmers and plant breeders view the impact of night-time temperatures on farm crops has been recognized […]

Microplastics Harmful to Farm Crops – Study Feb 26, 2020

🕔Feb 26, 2020
A Kansas State University crop physiologist has found that plastic products have an adverse effect on land-based organisms, such as farm crops. Mary Beth Kirkham, University Distinguished Professor in agronomy […]

Kansas: Researcher Expands Irrigation Water Use Network Dec 27, 2019

🕔Dec 27, 2019
A project led by a Kansas State University agronomist that uses technology to study microclimate data is among seven ideas to be funded by the Irrigation Innovation Consortium, the group has […]

Researchers Aim to Enhance Cover Crop-Based Conservation Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
Agriculture’s grand challenge of feeding the world’s growing population while protecting the environment just got a big boost. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) awarded […]

Farm Size Not a True Gauge of Profitability – Study Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
A pair of Kansas State University agricultural economists have taken a look at the characteristics that make farms successful in Kansas, and have found that bigger doesn’t always mean better. […]

Wheat: 3 New Varieties Released from KSU Sep 6, 2019

🕔Sep 6, 2019
Certified seed growers will have 3 new wheat varieties this fall. In 2020, they will be available to farmers. Kansas State University’s new releases include two hard red winter wheat […]

Wheat: Kansas Researchers Look to Beat the Heat for High Yields Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
Can a small circuit board, barely the size of a credit card, help the world’s wheat to beat the heat? Kansas State University researchers think so, and they say that […]

Soybeans: Mustard Cover Crop – Natural Barrier to Charcoal Rot? Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019
Kansas State University researchers have received national recognition for a study showing that planting a mustard cover crop helps to improve soil health and, ultimately, boosts soybean yields. Their work, […]

Ag Science: U.S. Risks Falling Behind China; 5 Areas Need to Advance by 2030 Mar 29, 2019

🕔Mar 29, 2019
The U.S. needs to increase its investment in agricultural research or it risks falling further behind China, according to a new report issued by the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) […]

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