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5/13/2015

Wetlands created 20 years ago between tile-drained agricultural fields and Illinois’ Embarras River were recently revisited in a two-year University of Illinois...

5/11/2015

In the years 2007 to 2010, at the end of Australia’s Millennium drought, previously submerged lake beds in the large, Ramsar-listed wetlands of Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert in South...

5/6/2015

While consumer demand for edamame, or vegetable soybean, continues to rise in the United States, it’s not widely grown in this country. Nearly 85 million acres of grain-type soybean were...

5/1/2015

A new Spanish peanut variety that packs high levels of healthful oleic acid has been released by USDA-Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) scientists and university cooperators. Called OL...

4/24/2015

Drought and excessive heat are major stresses that often harm corn plants during their reproductive phase. As average temperatures in summer continue to rise and adequate precipitation to decrease...

4/20/2015

In the world's driest rainfed wheat region, Washington State University researchers have identified summer fallow management practices that can make all the difference for farmers, water and...

4/17/2015

Antibiotics are used to treat infection in humans, as well as counter diseases and help the growth of livestock and poultry. These antibiotics find their way into the soil via disposal of sludge...

4/6/2015

The March–April 2015 issue of the Journal of Environmental Quality (JEQ) includes a...

4/6/2015

Crop advisers and others who work with farmers in the U.S. Corn Belt know their clients are independent-minded folks who like doing things their own way. But for the rest of the world, it can be...

4/2/2015

Farmers who are considering selling corn residue from their fields to produce cellulosic ethanol should first weigh a range of site-specific factors in their operations, according to...

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