Arkansas: Soybean Researcher Hunts Genetics of Drought Tolerance from the Air Jan 7, 2021

🕔Jan 7, 2021
Larry Purcell counts on clear skies to find the genes that control drought tolerance in soybeans. Persevering in that search, Purcell has identified regions on soybean chromosomes associated with drought […]

Pennsylvania: Interested in Cover Crop Interseeding? Dec 22, 2020

🕔Dec 22, 2020
In the coming year(s), Penn State will be leading a regional, SARE-funded project to better understand the agronomic, environmental, and economic challenges that prevent the adoption of cover crop interseeding […]

Georgia: Pecan Research to Help Producers Meet Demand Nov 24, 2020

🕔Nov 24, 2020
The international popularity of pecans is trending upward, but more reliable measures for guaranteeing quality during storage are needed to meet demand in Georgia, the top state for pecan production. […]

Kansas: Study indicates Rising Temperatures Will Increase Yield Risk, Rrop Insurance Premium Rates Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
In a different approach, agricultural economists use ‘cause of loss’ crop insurance data Kansas State University agricultural economists have taken a different approach than most to determine the risk farmers […]

Texas: Researcher Leading to Better Corn Yields on Less Land Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
As the human population booms, we hear the term “sustainable food supply” a great deal. One Texas A&M AgriLife researcher’s efforts to make corn production, whether for human or livestock […]

Plant Viruses May Be Reshaping Our World, Says Study Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019
The community of viruses is staggeringly vast. Occupying every conceivable biological niche, from searing undersea vents to frigid tundra, these enigmatic invaders, hovering between inert matter and life, circumnavigate the […]

LSU AgCenter Scientist Monitors Mosquito Insecticide Resistance Sep 29, 2017

🕔Sep 29, 2017
An LSU AgCenter entomologist is working with mosquito control employees in Louisiana to help them learn how to evaluate insecticide resistance in their regions. While many programs in the state […]

Weather: Changes in Daily Rain Patterns are Significant, says Study Sep 19, 2017

🕔Sep 19, 2017
Major floods and droughts receive a lot of attention in the context of climate change, but University of Illinois researchers analyzed over five decades of precipitation data from North America […]

Grape-Based Compounds Kill Colon Cancer Stem Cells in Mice Jun 19, 2017

🕔Jun 19, 2017
Compounds from grapes may kill colon cancer stem cells both in a petri dish and in mice, according to a team of researchers. The compounds — resveratrol –which are found […]

Rice: Research May Lead Control for Blast Disease Dec 22, 2015

🕔Dec 22, 2015
In a “clash of the microbes,” University of Delaware plant scientists are uncovering more clues critical to disarming a fungus that is the number one killer of rice plants. The […]

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