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Cowpea Book Published by Crop Science Society of America

BB Singh devoted his life to studying this important crop that "closes the protein gap"
22-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

“Tailored” Water—the Latest in Lawn Care

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“Fertigation,” drip irrigation and decentralized water treatment are new keys to a lush, green, sustainable lawn.
11-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Where Has All the Soil Gone?

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During these times of high drought and potential dust storms (or torrential rain and flash flooding), focusing on soil loss is important.
18-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

U.S. Student Teams Excel at Inaugural International Soils Contest

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Learning to visually analyze soils important skill for soil science students.
17-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Grain Legume Crops Sustainable, Nutritious

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A new study examined the mineral micronutrient content of four types of grain legumes. Grain legumes are often overlooked as valuable sources of micronutrients, such as zinc and potassium.
9-Jun-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Helping Nature Conserve Water: Green Infrastructure

Tips from the Soil Science Society of America for what the average citizen can do to help preserve our water resources.
30-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Growing Camelina and Safflower in the Pacific Northwest

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Planting these oilseed crops will require attention to wind erosion.
16-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Book Reviews Yield Gains of Major U.S. Crops

Studying increases in yield important to understanding how food and fiber needs will be met in the future
14-May-2014 9:45 AM EDT

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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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