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March 16, 2018

 

Soil biology is central to the concept of soil health. However, measuring soil biology can be costly and difficult to translate into management recommendations. Mineralizable C (or…

March 14, 2018

 

The ASA Presidential Award is given to an individual or group that has had a lasting impact on the agronomic sciences. Last year, 2017 ASA President Jessica Davis presented the award to…

March 12, 2018

 

Both ammonia and greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced simultaneously during the management of livestock manure. Although manure management is a source of both kinds of emissions, the…

March 7, 2018

 

Two bills have been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that recognize the professional expertise of CCAs. Both bills aim to improve soil health and nutrient management by,…

March 7, 2018

 

Canola (Brassica napus L.) is a rapeseed and one of the largest oil, protein meal, and vegetable oil crop sources. Previously published research on this crop was focused on one…

March 5, 2018

 

Improving yield stability is a major objective of agricultural progress. T​his objective has become even more important because our climate is changing and the intensity and frequency of…

March 2, 2018

 

Interactions between organic matter (OM) and reactive minerals (e.g., Al-/Fe-(hydr)oxides) are among the most relevant mechanisms leading to terrestrial C storage. Such protective…

February 28, 2018

 

Nutrient runoff from agricultural watersheds is one of the largest issues facing water quality today. To address these challenges, an increasing number of best management practices,…

February 26, 2018

 

Nitrogen levels can be a double-edged variable in aquatic environments. On one hand, nitrogen is essential for life—it’s a part of DNA, RNA, and proteins, for example. On the other hand…

February 23, 2018

 

Challenges associated with increased population growth and food production will require broader training of the next generation of agricultural and environmental scientists to better…