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Fungal decisions can affect climate

Research shows fungi may slow climate change by storing more carbon
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What do nutrients do for plants?

What do nutrients do for plants?
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Helping roadside soils bounce back after construction

Research shows tillage and vegetation can help alleviate compaction
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Are sinking soils in the Everglades related to climate change?

Soils releasing carbon as gas lead to challenges on valuable farmland
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What is the California state soil?

The San Joaquin soil contributes billions of dollars toward the state’s economy.
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Mindfulness needed when salting sidewalks, roads

Alternative methods have safer environmental impact
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Drones Effective Tools for Fruit Farmers

Unmanned aerial vehicles provide reliable, accurate data to growers.
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Rice Terraces 101

Sticky or unsticky rice? A decision worthy of deep contemplation before dinner.
7-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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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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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