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March 23, 2017
Labile organic matter plays important roles in soil health and nutrient cycling because of its dynamic nature, and water-extractable organic matter is part of the soil labile organic matter....
March 23, 2017
Pest management in cotton production tends to be more problematic than in other row crops. Multiple insecticide applications are typically required to maximize yield and economic returns. In addition,...
March 23, 2017
The following list includes newly certified individuals and those who have added additional certifications since the last issue of Crops & Soils magazine....
March 23, 2017
Profitability in rice production depends on factors other than yield. Numerous research has evaluated parameters influencing rice yield, but many do not offer an economic analysis on how lodging influ...
March 23, 2017
Fusarium wilt race 3 is nothing new to California’s canning tomato industry. This latest variant of the fungal tomato pathogen, Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici, was first detected in Californi...
March 23, 2017
Water is king in southeast California’s desert region. Without it, one of the great agricultural stories in the U.S. would have never happened....
March 23, 2017
The growing demand for organic dairy and livestock products is driving increasing demand for organic grain and oilseed production. Winter canola production fits well in areas of the southeastern USA a...
March 23, 2017
The Inland Pacific Northwest (IPNW) is one of the most productive dryland areas in the world. However, sustainable crop production in this region is threatened by soil fertility problems and soil degr...
March 23, 2017
While many soils in the Upper Midwest of the U.S. are extensively tile drained, substantial cropland remains poorly drained, negatively affecting nitrogen (N) fertilizer use efficiency and possibly de...
March 23, 2017
The goal of nitrogen (N) application is for crop uptake, resulting in improved yield and quality of the crop harvested. However, N fertilizer applications are also susceptible to emission losses, as a...