Our News on Newswise

Newswise: soilmicrobesfingernailsblogpermissiononfile.jpg

Are there soil microbes under my fingernails?

Exposure to soil microorganisms, human health closely related
15-Apr-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: PaolaMazzeibeeflowercloseupIMG_0776.jpg

Diverse pollinators improve canola production

Study shows the proximity of canola fields to semi-natural areas can increase yield
14-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How a new malting barley variety for California came to be

Twenty-year process involved evaluating malting barley germplasm strains, breeding efforts
8-Apr-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: MagnusGoranssoncolorfulbarleyIMG_0917.jpg

Breeding barley for a changing climate

Scientists uncover genetic traits to breed better barley for northern environments
7-Apr-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Can industrial hemp be intercropped in pine plantations?

Optimizing space, adding source of income among potential benefits
1-Apr-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: Kemanianwillowharvest12.46.55800x600.jpg

Shrub willow as a bioenergy crop

Research highlights shrub willow’s ability to store carbon, provide ecosystem services, and adapt to different geographical regions.
31-Mar-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: Favoretto_Theemergenceandsoilhealth_SSSA_1128800x600.jpg

What are seeds made of – and how can they grow into fruitful plants?!

The life cycle of a plant seems like a miracle – and it all begins with the seed
25-Mar-2021 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: GlovesholdingfungicideinsecticideredcornRSupclose800x600.jpg

Protecting seeds: The what, why, and how of seed treatments

Seeds are treated for a variety of reasons to help maximize yield potential
25-Mar-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

See All News

Our Experts on Newswise

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

See All Experts

Our YouTube Videos


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.

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.



Susan Fisk
Public and Science Communications Director