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 […]

Corn: Mutant Red Pigments May Have Plant Breeding Implications Jan 18, 2019

🕔Jan 18, 2019
In discovering a mutant gene that “turns on” another gene responsible for the red pigments sometimes seen in corn, researchers solved an almost six-decades-old mystery with a finding that may […]

Fertilizer: Researchers Aim to Reduce Nitrogen Use Dec 26, 2018

🕔Dec 26, 2018
Synthetic nitrogen fertilizer is lauded as one of the biggest agricultural breakthroughs of the 20th century, sparking a boom in food production that supported a global population that grew from […]

Texas A&M Agrigenomics Lab Receives Sponsored Support from PerkinElmer Dec 5, 2018

🕔Dec 5, 2018
Texas A&M AgriLife announced PerkinElmer Inc. has agreed to further support the growing field of agrigenomics through a sponsored collaboration of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Genomics and Bioinformatics Services […]

Texas AgriLife Research Gets Jump-Start on Improved Crop Breeding Nov 20, 2017

🕔Nov 20, 2017
Texas 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, 2017

🕔Sep 12, 2017
Investors 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 Research: Drones Are What’s Next for Plant Breeders Feb 22, 2017

🕔Feb 22, 2017
When plant breeders develop new crop varieties, they grow up a lot of plants and they all need to be checked. Repeatedly.  “Farmers might have a 100-acre field planted with […]

Tennessee: No-Till Field Day, Milan, July 28 May 13, 2016

🕔May 13, 2016
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host the Milan No-Till Crop Production Field Day on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the AgResearch and Education Center at Milan. The […]

DuPont Pioneer, Origin Agritech Jointly Develop New Seed Tech for China Apr 5, 2016

🕔Apr 5, 2016
DuPont Pioneer, the advanced seed and genetics business of DuPont, and Origin Agritech Limited, a technology-focused crop seed provider, today announced a commercial licensing agreement to develop new seed technologies […]

Texas: Drones Used to Further Precision Ag and Plant Breeding Research Dec 28, 2015

🕔Dec 28, 2015
The Texas A&M Coordinated Agricultural Unmanned Aerial Systems Project Unmanned aerial systems is a year old. Unmanned aerial systems is an umbrella term encompassing what are commonly referred to as […]

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