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6/8/2015

Winter pasture management is an important but not clearly understood component of beef production systems. A study in the May-June issue...

6/8/2015

Biofilters use bacteria in saturated or unsaturated soil to filter and treat different wastewater streams, including landfill leachate, milk house wastewater, and septic system waste. The movement...

5/27/2015

With agriculture increasingly on the hook to improve water quality, curb erosion, and meet other environmental goals, it only makes sense to target soil and water conservation practices to the...

5/21/2015

Wheat growers who grow both pea and wheat in their fields are likely to lessen the economic risks of farming while maintaining the same level of profits as those who grow only wheat or leave a...

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...

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