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12/8/2014

Less than a mile from the edge of the bustling Penn State University campus lies 600 acres of cropland and forests crisscrossed with irrigation pipes. The water being pumped out of these pipes isn...

12/1/2014

No-tillage is lauded as a key sustainable farming practice around the world, and indeed it is. By avoiding plowing and disturbing the soil, no-till improves soil structure, promotes growth of...

11/18/2014

Rice has been a staple of the human diet for several millennia, and it is especially common in the diets of developing countries. Unfortunately, rice grains lack many essential mineral nutrients,...

11/11/2014

In recent years, many lakes in the upper Midwest have been experiencing unprecedented algae blooms. These blooms threaten fish and affect recreational activities. A key culprit implicated in...

10/31/2014

It has been said that plant breeding is both a science and an art. If that is the case, those who know and have worked with ASA and CSSA Fellow Sanjaya Rajaram see him as both a persistent, hard-...

10/23/2014

We rarely think about what happens to the soap that runs down the drain as we wash our hands. And what about the last bit of that cold coffee that we dump out before washing the cup? It turns out...

10/10/2014

From a young age, we are told to eat our vegetables. But that can be a difficult to do if there are no stores selling fresh, nutritious foods in your neighborhood. Rapidly growing, urbanized areas...

9/12/2014

Researchers from Purdue University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have discovered a soybean gene whose mutation affects plant stem growth, a finding that could lead to the development of...

8/29/2014

Long-term crop analysis provides valuable information on factors such as sustainability, yield, the effects of technology, and crop rotation. However, long-term trials, such as the Wisconsin...

8/21/2014

Developing a wheat variety is an exercise in patience and diligence. No one knows this better than scientists at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) housed in the University of Nebraska-...