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Research on Maya Village Uncovers 'Invisible' Crops
The University of Cincinnati's mastery of ancient Maya mysteries continues with new research from professor of biological sciences...
Limiting Bioenergy Crops to Marginal Land Won't Work
Large-scale cultivation of bioenergy crops on marginal land is unfeasible, according to a recent study. While limiting bioenergy crops...
Partial Corn Stover Removal Reduces Management Challenges
Corn residue increases proportionally with corn yields, creating management challenges for growers. ...
Increasing Influence of Heat Stress on French Maize Yields
Improved crop yield forecasts could enable more effective adaptation to climate variability and change. ...
Food Expert: Genetically Modified Crops Are Overregulated
It has been almost 20 years since the first genetically modified foods showed up in produce aisles throughout the United States and...
Malawi's Bountiful Harvests, Healthier Children
Through research led by Michigan State University, crop yields have increased dramatically. The children of Ekwendi, Malawi, also have...
Defra Statistics Offer Biofuel Crops Insight
New statistics reveal that around 109,000 hectares or 1.8 per cent of UK arable land planted in 2010 was used in the production of...
US Farm Lending Soars at Commercial Banks
Farm lending at commercial banks accelerated in the fourth quarter after solid gains in previous months. According to a November survey...
New 'Scarecrow' Gene Might Trigger Boost in Food Production
With projections of 9.5 billion people by 2050, humanity faces the challenge of feeding modern diets to additional mouths while using...
Expanding the Ethanol Blend Wall - a Role for E85?
The potential domestic blend wall for ethanol remains important for the biofuels industry, regulators, and policy makers. Domestic...
Utilizing On-the-Go Soil Sensing Devices to Improve Definition of Management Zones
In order to develop variable-rate prescriptions for crop inputs like seed and fertilizer, it is first necessary to delineate fields...
Corn Could Help Farmers Fight Devastating Weed
Versatile and responsive to management, corn is grown throughout the world for everything from food to animal feed to fuel. ...
Long-Term Prospects for Agriculture Reflect Growing Demand for Food, Fiber, and Fuel
A number of developments in the agricultural sector have put upward pressure on farm-commodity prices over the past decade. These include...
Pioneer's Crop Insights: Soil Temperature, Corn Emergence
Successful corn emergence is a combination of 3 key factors – environment, genetics and seed quality....
Quantifying Corn Rootworm Damage
Every year farmers spend a lot of money trying to control corn rootworm larvae, which are a significant threat to maize production...
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