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Article ID: 689793

What Are the General Uses of Pesticides?

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Agricultural fields can be attacked by insects, disease, and weeds. How can growers defend crops? The February 22 Sustainable, Secure Food blog explains how the safe use of pesticides can maintain crop yields, feed the world, and keep our food supply sustainable.

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22-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689773

Reed Canarygrass: Environmental Foe, Cattle Food?

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

A non-native grass species has been wreaking havoc in wetlands all over the U.S., impacting migratory birds' fueling stops. In response, researchers test the usefulness of reed canarygrass as a feed source for cows, with hopes of controlling the invasive species.

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21-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689510

How Does Biochar Work to Improve, or Even Decontaminate, Soil?

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

What can be made with unwanted materials, looks like charcoal, and provides multiple benefits to soil health? Biochar! The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) February 15 Soils Matter blog explains what biochar is and how it helps improve—or decontaminate--soil.

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15-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689478

Cover Crops in Nitrogen’s Circle of Life

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

A circle of life–and nitrogen–is playing out in farms across the United States. And researchers are trying to get the timing right. The goal is to time nutrient release from cover crops to better match the nutrient needs of specific cash crops.

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14-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689316

Tips for Community Gardens

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

With garden season fast approaching, the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) has updated their Community Gardens website. There, gardeners can find out how to design and build community gardens.

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12-Feb-2018 8:30 AM EST
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Article ID: 689097

How Do Scientists Do Traditional Plant Breeding?

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

The science of plant breeding has only existed for a little more than a century. But, humans have unofficially been selecting for the ‘cream of the crop’ for over 10,000 years. The February 7th Sustainable, Secure Food blog post explains how crop breeders use traditional methods of plant breeding.

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8-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689074

Technology Keeps Rice Fertilizer Nice

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

A new tool may help growers make better decisions in applying nitrogen fertilizer to their rice fields.

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7-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 688663

What Is the Soil Microbiome?

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Microbes are in your gut, in your medicine…and in the soil! The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) February 1 Soils Matter blog post explains how the soil microbiome makes a big impact on plants’ productivity and health.

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1-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 688607

Research Finding Ways to Inject Manure, Preserve Environment

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

What’s a responsible farmer to do? Manure injection is an important soil management practice that reduces the chance of manure runoff. But recent studies by Carol Adair and colleagues at the University of Vermont show manure injection can increase the release of harmful greenhouse gases.

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31-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 688268

Tracking Wastewater’s Path to Wells, Groundwater

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

We often “flush it and forget it” when it comes to waste from toilets and sinks. However, it’s important to be able to track this wastewater to ensure it doesn’t end up in unwanted places. Tracing where this water ends up is hard to measure: What’s something found in all wastewater that will allow us to account for all of it? The answer, of all things, is artificial sweeteners.

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24-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST
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