Oklahoma: OSU Teams Up with 70 Year Old Farm Research Foundation – DTN Oct 20, 2015

🕔Oct 20, 2015
When Oklahoma oilman Lloyd Noble started the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in 1945, his mission was to care for the soil. “The land must continue to provide for our food, […]

Soil Health: Ag Research Foundation Returns to Roots – DTN Oct 19, 2015

🕔Oct 19, 2015
When Oklahoma oilman Lloyd Noble started the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in 1945, his mission was to care for the soil. “The land must continue to provide for our food, […]

Nebraska Sorghum: $13.5 Million Effort to Improve Biofuel Production Oct 2, 2015

🕔Oct 2, 2015
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will lead a $13.5 million, multi-institutional research effort to improve sorghum as a sustainable source for biofuel production. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, this […]

Nematodes: Key Link Discovered in Understanding Billion-Dollar Pest Sep 29, 2015

🕔Sep 29, 2015
Invisible to the naked eye, plant-parasitic nematodes are a huge threat to agriculture, causing billions in crop losses every year. Plant scientists at the University of Missouri and the University […]

Plant Growth Improved Through Root Microbiome Engineering Sep 25, 2015

🕔Sep 25, 2015
Humans have been breeding crops until they’re bigger and more nutritious since the early days of agriculture, but genetic manipulation isn’t the only way to give plants a boost. In […]

Florida Peanuts: Disease Genetics Research Aims to Help Management Sep 23, 2015

🕔Sep 23, 2015
In a year dominated by clouds and rainfall, local peanut fields have been inundated with plant diseases. Peanut farmers  utilize fungicides to protect the leaves and the pods developing below […]

Wild Hogs In Europe – How Weather Affects Herd Size Aug 12, 2015

🕔Aug 12, 2015
The wild boar population in Europe has been constantly growing since the 1980s. This is more and more becoming a problem for agriculture when animals raid the fields, looking for […]

Arkansas: Research Needs to Remain Competitive Jul 17, 2015

🕔Jul 17, 2015
Continuing agricultural research is essential if Arkansas is to remain competitive globally, state Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward told lawmakers this week.   Ward and about two-dozen members of the Joint Committee […]

Drone Research for Farming Takes Off – DTN Jun 8, 2015

🕔Jun 8, 2015
Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for selecting a consortium of mostly land-grant universities to research unmanned aircraft systems issues. The legislators […]

Mississippi Soybeans: ‘Mystery Disease,’ Research Seeks to Find Management May 29, 2015

🕔May 29, 2015
Over the past several years we have observed a substantial number of soybean plants exhibiting foliar symptoms that appear similar to sudden death syndrome or other root-based issues (e.g., red […]

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