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Predicting Bioavailable Cadmium Levels in Soils

New Zealand study shows soil pH and iron levels predict cadmium bioavailability, offers solutions to farmers and ranchers
4/15/2014 10:00 AM EDT

A New Approach to Detecting Changes in GM Foods

Comparing biochemicals from genetically modified foods to non-GM foods helps lead decisions
4/3/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Michigan Senator Honored with Soil Stewardship Award

Chairwoman Stabenow recognized for her commitment to food, agriculture, and natural resources research
3/26/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Agricultural Workforce Study: Need More Trained Scientists to Help Feed the World


Challenges to the global food supply mean that critically trained scientists are needed for innovative solutions. Over 1,000 scientist level employees will be hired through 2015, with a long-term need as well.
3/19/2014 2:15 PM EDT

Norman Borlaug: Celebrating 100 Years

Norman Borlaug's countless contributions to agronomy help feed millions. He worked internationally to improve breeds of wheat, and improve nutrition. He merged genetics, fertilization and water management into what is commonly referred to as the...
3/18/2014 4:00 PM EDT

Medical Imaging Helps Reveal Lasting Impacts of Soil Compaction


While subsoil compaction is easy to ignore because it’s hard to see, it definitely deserves more study.
1/14/2014 11:00 AM EST

Hurner Earns 2013 International Certified Crop Adviser from the American Society of Agronomy

A career spent in helping citrus growers increase yields, prevent disease, reduce chemical use and save money is rewarded for this Florida crop adviser.
10/25/2013 9:30 AM EDT

Hypoxia Issues in the Gulf of Mexico

Nitrogen and phosphorus export must be reduced via interdisciplinary cooperation
10/24/2013 9:00 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...
11/8/2012 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
6/29/2012 5:00 PM EDT

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