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8/19/2015

Corn is the world’s most productive crop, but this important food-, feed-, and fuel-producing species can be infected with Aspergillus flavus.

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8/14/2015

With all the talk about maize, wheat, and rice production around the globe, it’s easy to forget that the world’s largest agricultural land use by far is grassland grazed by livestock...

8/13/2015

In many areas of the northeastern United States and Canada, long-term acid deposition has depleted soils of base cations. Forest liming restores base cations in acidic soils, improving the crown...

8/12/2015

High concentrations of nitrate in lakes, rivers, and other surface waters are a recurring environmental and public health problem. The source of much of this nitrate is agricultural use of...

8/11/2015

Agricultural & Environmental Letters (AEL), a new digital journal, will officially launch on Sept. 1, 2015, with the website and editorial board ready...

8/10/2015

When a team of Penn State researchers recently discovered the causal agent of an emerging, global turfgrass disease, they were surprised to realize they’d already studied the pathogen—...

8/7/2015

Large-seeded dry beans, such as kidney and cranberry beans, are an important food in the Americas and in Africa. But breeding efforts in these seed types, known as Andean beans, have lagged behind...

8/6/2015

Nitrite is an intermediate in both nitrification and denitrification, and in soils it can react to form nitrous acid and other nitrogen gases that regulate atmospheric chemistry.

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8/6/2015

Under current climate conditions and future scenarios, the partitioning of snowmelt into surface runoff, evapotranspiration, and groundwater recharge is growing increasingly important to determine...

8/4/2015

Many sensors used in agriculture depend on algorithms to translate signals into selected soil and crop properties and determine management outcomes, such as nitrogen (N) fertilization rates....

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