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From the farm to the feast

Spark conversation with fun facts about Thanksgiving foods
19-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Tackling food allergies at the source

Food allergies cost billions of dollars and cause enormous suffering for people. Researchers are trying to remove the source of food allergies altogether — troublesome proteins made by our favorite crops.
18-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Kellogg Company and American Society of Agronomy cooperate on Integrated Pest Management webinar series

Farmers and their advisers can attend national or regional webinars
16-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Research helps improve a key ingredient in vegetable oil

Plant breeding advances will help farmers growing oil palm, an important oilseed crop
11-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Agronomic Science Foundation launches diversity initiative to advance underrepresented groups

As society grapples with deep concerns over racial inequities and other social justice issues, members of the Agronomic Science Foundation (ASF) have embarked on a mission to foster change from within.
9-Nov-2020 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

“Hot, dry and salty" symposium to cover plant-microbe interactions in a changing world

As climate change influences our ecosystems, microbes may help crops and environmental management solutions succeed in stressful conditions
2-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Upcoming symposium highlighting advances in nutrient stewardship

The 4 R’s Advances in Primary Research of Nutrient Stewardship
30-Oct-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Allies in alley cropping: testing tree and grass combinations

Research shows willow trees may pair well with grass crops in alley cropping systems
28-Oct-2020 8:00 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 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