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Tour to Showcase Upper Midwest Organic Agriculture


The “Upper Midwest Organic Agriculture Tour” planned at the Synergy in Science ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN, will highlight the Twin Cities’ thriving local and organic food system.
6-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International Year of Soils Celebration to Discuss Soil on Mars

Studying Martian soil may give insights into Earth surfaces as well
5-Oct-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Covering the Bases with Cover Crops


Researchers find cover crop decomposition and nitrogen release vary with type of cover crop used and addition of poultry litter.
30-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Could “the Martian’s” Scientist Survive on Potatoes Alone?


Packing some pinto bean seeds would increase his chances of survival.
29-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Soils and the Products We Use

Most of our food, many everyday objects that we use, depend on soil
29-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Identifying Common Objectives Helpful for Crop Wild Relative Researchers


Collecting genetic information from crop wild relatives may preserve valuable traits but takes cooperation
28-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

"Women in Science: Breaking the Bias Habit" Workshop Planned


Greater numbers of women are in the workplace and represented in science. While roles have expanded, personal and institutional biases still exist. The “Breaking the Bias Habit to Promote Gender Equity” mini-workshop planned at the Synergy in...
24-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Connecting Phytobiomes with Soil and Plant Health Symposium Planned

Microbes respond differently to their environment; the entire system influences plant and soil and health
21-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experts on Drought and Dust

The 1930s Dust Bowl was a singular event in U.S. history, but Dust Bowl-like droughts and conditions do still occur. Experts are available to discuss what events like the 2012 U.S. drought mean for us now and how we can prepare for similar events in...
8-Nov-2012 10:00 AM EST

ALERT: Special Webinar "Managing Through the Drought"

American Society of Agronomy Provides Panel of Experts to Answer Questions Related to Heat and Dry Conditions
29-Jun-2012 5:00 PM EDT

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