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Balancing Nitrogen for Sunflowers

Sunflowers need nitrogen to survive, but too much can decrease the quality of seeds
28-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tomato production 101: Distinctions beyond the “fruit or vegetable” debate

What’s the current research on our favorite BLT ingredient?
22-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Microbes Promote Lima Bean Growth

Researchers identify which lima bean inoculants provide economical and environmental benefits
21-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Big Potential of Little Millet

Overlooked little millet is a promising grain for our future climate. New research shows which varieties perform the best.
14-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Best Bioenergy Crops for the North Carolina Piedmont

Research shows options with high yield and low water use
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Why use grass on tennis courts? Grass is fast!

Lower ball bounce, less friction make for fast paced play
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Tile Drainage Impacts Yield and Nitrogen

Draining waterlogged farm fields helps crops but can leach nitrogen into waterways. A three-decade-long experiment is helping farmers strike the right balance.
30-Jun-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Compost Improves Apple Orchard Sustainability

Applying compost in apple orchards could reduce the need for synthetic fertilizer.
23-Jun-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Reflections on emergency remote teaching for lab courses

One year after COVID-19 rapidly transformed university learning, professors reflect on tools for resiliency.
2-Mar-2021 3:15 PM EST

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 www.agronomy.org; Soil Science Society of America www.soils.org; Crop Science Society of America www.crops.org: 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.

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