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Global trade in soy has major implications for the climate
Study by the University of Bonn examines carbon emissions from Brazilian soy exports with unprecedented accuracy...
Climate change affects soil health
Researchers at the universities of Kassel and Bonn show that soil pathogens spread after heat and drought stress...
Boost soybean yields by adapting photosynthesis to fleeting shadows
Komorebi is a Japanese word that describes how light filters through leaves—creating shifting, dappled “sunflecks” that illustrate...
The vast majority of Danish soya imports threaten rainforests
A new report from the University of Copenhagen demonstrates that conventionally grown soya accounts for 71% of Danish soya imports....
Soybean Innovation Lab is connecting people around the globe with new, free online course
The Soybean Innovation Lab (SIL) recently launched Africa’s first free, open-access, certificate-based online course in integrated...
Genes controlling mycorrhizal colonization discovered in soybean
Like most plants, soybeans pair up with soil fungi in a symbiotic mycorrhizal relationship. In exchange for a bit of sugar, the fungus...
Turned-down temperatures boost crops’ penchant for production
Drought and heat put stress on plants and reduce grain yield. For some farmers, irrigation is the answer. Many of us assume the practice...
Cover crops and SCN: What’s the connection?
Iowa farmers are using cover crops for erosion control and soil nutrient and pest management in their fields. There are two aspects...
Compressed Air and Grit to Shred Small Annual Weeds
It can take real grit to control tenacious weeds. Although determination is an important attribute in farmers, Agricultural Research...
Identifying Stink Bug Attractant Helps Decipher Solutions
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers have deciphered the chemical signals the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) uses to...
Why is Bioenergy Important?
BBSRC has supported world-leading bioscience for over two decades. In a series of articles during its 20th anniversary, we will be...
Time to Scout for Palmer Amaranth
Planting progress may have been slowed by the recent precipitation, but weed emergence continues despite wet field conditions....
What Will the 2014 Farm Bill Mean for Agriculture?
The Agriculture Act of 2014, better known as the 2014 Farm Bill was signed into law on February 7, 2014 said Roman Keeney, Associate...
US Farmers Respond to Changing Crop Demands
US farmers have been adjusting to some dramatic changes in the past eight years, said Chris Hurt, Professor at Purdue University....
Growing Camelina and Safflower in the Pacific Northwest
A recent study published in Agronomy Journal provides information important to farmers growing oilseed crops. In the study, camelina...
 
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