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Scientists call for more research into food grade corn breeding, production
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What Are Soil Aggregates?

The varied shapes allow for healthy soil to have pores for air and water
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Nitrogen from biosolids can help urban soils and plant growth

Research determines bioavailable nitrogen content of different biosolid products
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Managing the ups and downs of coffee production

Research could bring new coffee varieties to market faster and improve yields.
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What are some challenges of breeding flavorful food crops?

Crops like hazelnut, hops and mint add variety – and spice – to our lives
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Unexpected culprit – wetlands as source of methane

Knowing how emissions are created can help reduce them
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What is biofumigation and the connection to soil health?

Crops like mustard, cabbages, can help heal infected soils
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Farmer researchers reap more benefits than just increased crop production

Participants in research are motivated by learning, teaching opportunities
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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...
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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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American Society of Agronomy; Soil Science Society of America; Crop Science Society of America Collectively, these science Societies represent more than 12,000 individual members around the world. The scientists' memberships build collaborating partnerships in the agronomy, crops, and soils science fields for the advancement of science.

ASA, CSSA, and SSSA are part of the Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS), a nonprofit organization providing management and administrative, support services to all three societies headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.


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