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3/16/2015

The Mar.-Apr. 2015 issue of the Soil Science Society of America Journal (SSSAJ) includes a special section titled “Hydropedology Symposium: 10 Years in the Past and 10 Years into...

3/11/2015

The ability to manufacture synthetic nitrogen fertilizer has been a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it greatly improved human nutrition and well-being during the 20th century. On the other...

3/11/2015

With increased momentum from the farm-to-fork movement and environmentally aware consumers, the organic food industry is going mainstream.

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3/11/2015

The Mar.-Apr. 2015 issue of Agronomy Journal includes a special section on “Statistical Concepts.” Guest editor Barry Glaz, a retired research agronomist, provides some...

3/2/2015

One of the few examples of a concerted effort to manage an agricultural region for nitrogen (N) comes from the Central Platte River Valley of Nebraska, where nitrate contamination of groundwater...

2/27/2015

A study in the Jan.-Feb. issue of Crop Science has unearthed the genetic roots of resistance to a wheat disease that has...

2/27/2015

Managed pastures are often sown as mixed swards of a grass and a legume, but in New Zealand there’s a movement afoot to separate the two. Planting adjacent monocultures of each crop is...

2/20/2015

Long-term research by scientists at the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources has documented the capacity for farmland in the San Joaquin Valley that is managed...

2/9/2015

Climate change, marked by more pronounced weather extremes, has prompted searches for new food crops. Such crops must be able to resist wide temperature variations and alternating periods of...

2/5/2015

Humans derive many ecological, economical, water, and nutritional benefits from the critical zone (CZ), which was defined by the National Research Council in 2001 as the area extending from the...

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