With dicamba- and 2,4-D-resistant crops poised to enter the marketplace, agroecologists are bringing attention to the wild plant diversity within agricultural landscapes and the potential effects of herbicides on it.
Taking advantage of the similarity between the soil's "macropore" network and the human circulatory system similarity, Nordic researchers used computed tomography (CT) scanning to help “diagnose” the long-term impacts of soil compaction.
A team led by Kansas State University agronomy professor Kevin Price (left) isn't just making great strides in developing small unmanned aircraft for use by farmers. They're also pioneering a fascinating new field of research.
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Consider nominating outstanding certified professionals for ASA, CSSA, SSSA Awards. Deadlines: March 27 nominations initiated; April 3 reference letters and final nomination submission. We invite you to encuorage undergraduates to apply for the new Greenfield Scholars Program with applications due April 3 and reference letters and final submission due April 10.
International Certified Crop Adviser of the Year, $2,000 plus Annual Meeting expenses
Agronomic Extension Education Award, $2,000
Agronomic Industry Award, $2,000
Agronomic Service Award, $2,000
Crop Science Extension Education Award, $1,000
Soil Science Applied Research Award, $1,000
Irrometer Professional Certification Service Award, $500 plus $400 in Annual Meeting expenses
Soil Science Industry & Professional Leadership Award, $1,000
In this course students will review the analysis ANOVA skills and learn more experimental design concepts including factorial experiments, blocked designs, split unit experiments, and repeated measures. Students will learn to identify treatment structures, design structures and mixed models, and perform analyses of data from experimental designs using SAS and interpret the results.
March 28, 2014
Professionals encounter ethical dilemmas on occasion and may wonder how best to handle them. The webinar will discuss the reasons for the ethics standards, how complaints are handled and why along with what to do or not to do based on actual situations. Our speaker will share real world examples based on his many years of working with clients and fellow professionals in agronomy and soil science.