A new study from researchers at the USDA Agricultural Research Service provides information about runoff under different management practices and can help farmers choose the practice that is best for them.
6/11/2013 11:30 AM EDT
A resistant strain of wheat can reduce nematode numbers in the soil and protect the next rotation of tomato plants.
5/14/2013 9:00 AM EDT
North America isn’t known as a hotspot for crop plant diversity, yet a new inventory has uncovered nearly 4,600 wild relatives of crop plants in the United States, including close relatives of globally important food crops such as sunflower, bean,...
4/29/2013 12:00 PM EDT
In a Kansas study, 50 years of inorganic fertilization increased soil organic carbon stocks but failed to enhance soil aggregate stability—a key indicator of soil structural quality that helps dictate how water moves through soil and the soil’s...
4/29/2013 9:00 AM EDT
Urban heat islands raise the temperature of residential lawns, and hotter temperatures lead to more carbon dioxide efflux as compared to agricultural corn fields.
4/23/2013 10:00 AM EDT
Eric Welsh joins the American Society of Agronomy as the new marketing manager for the Certified Crop Adviser program.
4/11/2013 10:00 AM EDT
The American Society of Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America, and Crop Science Society of America applaud the President’s support of food, agriculture, and natural resources research in his just-released budget proposal.
4/10/2013 4:25 PM EDT
Faced with an increasingly hungry world and limited supplies of water for food production, how do we ensure water security for future generations? That's the central question being addressed at a AAAS symposium on Sunday, Feb. 17.
2/12/2013 9:00 AM EST
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...
11/8/2012 10:00 AM EST
American Society of Agronomy Provides Panel of Experts to Answer Questions Related to Heat and Dry Conditions
6/29/2012 5:00 PM EDT