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How Much Compost Is Enough for My Garden?

Understanding the role of compost
15-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


The future of plant disease management

CRISPR technique brings hope for greater food security
8-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Fungal mating: Next weapon against corn aflatoxin?

Native fungi combinations show promise against aflatoxin
3-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Why Are Petroleum, Chromated Copper Arsenate and Radon Bad for the Soil?

Information to minimize risk from soil contaminants
1-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Are No-Fun Fungi Keeping Fertilizer From Plants?

Research explores soil, fungi, phosphorus dynamics
27-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Does it really matter when growers irrigate their crops?

From fields of wheat to patio tomatoes, irrigation timing is key
25-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Better water testing, safer produce

Irrigation water’s E. coli results can differ between labs, test types
20-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Dealing with the fallout in Fukushima – Part 2

U.S., Japanese scientists team together for solutions
18-Mar-2019 7:05 AM EDT 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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