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Newswise: Big Wheel Ruts, Big Economic Losses
Released: 23-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Big Wheel Ruts, Big Economic Losses
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Research suggests the economic loss from wheel-traffic compaction for farmers in North Dakota and Minnesota could exceed 1 billion USD

Newswise: Water-Saving Alternative Forage Crops for Texas Livestock
Released: 9-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Water-Saving Alternative Forage Crops for Texas Livestock
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

With increasing drought conditions in the Texas High Plains, researchers test sorghum and pearl millet as alternatives to corn

Newswise: Putting zinc on Bread Wheat Leaves
Released: 2-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Putting zinc on Bread Wheat Leaves
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Applying zinc to the leaves of bread wheat can increase wheat grain zinc concentrations and improve its nutritional content.

Newswise: Carbon Cycling in Wet Soils
Released: 25-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Carbon Cycling in Wet Soils
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Testing microbial activity in soil columns helps researchers understand how carbon is stored in soils that are periodically waterlogged.

Newswise: Is Lead Contamination Ancient History?
Released: 15-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Is Lead Contamination Ancient History?
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Despite the phase out of lead, urban soils a leading source of lead exposure

Newswise: 23 Years of Water Quality Data from Crop-Livestock Systems
Released: 9-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT
23 Years of Water Quality Data from Crop-Livestock Systems
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Researchers summarize runoff water quantity and quality data from native tallgrass prairie and crop-livestock systems in Oklahoma between 1977 and 1999

Newswise: What are smallholder farms?
Released: 8-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT
What are smallholder farms?
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Smallholder farms supply majority of world’s food supply but still face poverty.

Newswise: What’s being done to restore wetlands?
Released: 1-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT
What’s being done to restore wetlands?
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Restoration projects bring back the ecological and societal benefits of wetland ecosystems

Newswise: Persistence of forages is dependent on harvest intervals
Released: 14-May-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Persistence of forages is dependent on harvest intervals
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Research investigates effects of harvest intervals on alfalfa productivity and persistence in southeastern United States.

Newswise: Bermudagrass Harvest Management Options with Poultry Litter Fertilization
Released: 30-Apr-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Bermudagrass Harvest Management Options with Poultry Litter Fertilization
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Managing Harvests of ‘Russell’ and ‘Tifton 44’ Bermudagrass Receiving Broiler Litter for Phosphorus Removal and Nutritive Value

Newswise: Industrial Hemp: reviewing history and hysteria
Released: 23-Apr-2020 8:00 AM EDT
Industrial Hemp: reviewing history and hysteria
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Valuable for its fiber, seed and oil, crop is making a return in research and in farmers' fields


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