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Breeding promotes sustainable wheat production
Wheat is the most widely cultivated crop in the world. The high yields produced in intensive European wheat cultivation are crucial...
Grain crops with lower carotene levels are less affected by parasitic plants
Grain crops that produce less carotene can produce more food, especially in Africa, as they are less affected by parasitic plants....
Scientists take a step closer to heat-tolerant wheat
Researchers working on molecular-level responses in crops have taken a step closer to their goal of producing heat-tolerant wheat. ...
Chinese tariff rate quota policy severely impacted U.S. wheat exports, study shows
The U.S. and China recently agreed to a phase one trade deal that aims to resolve the current trade war between the two countries....
Against the grain: soil constraints holding back Australian wheat
A model developed by researchers at The University of Queensland could address soil problems that cost Australia’s wheat producers...
Brains + grains = gains: a novel decision-making tool for farmers
Curtin researchers have designed a novel tool for farmers that’s helping simplify the highly complex economics of grain harvesting...
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...
Septoria Pathogen “Hijacks” Wheat Crop Defences
Wheat represents one of the most important food crops worldwide and its yields are continuously under threat from plant diseases often...
Using Wheat as an Energy Source for Beef Cattle
Wheat, along with corn and barley, is one of the three major feed grains used in North America....
Achieving High Wheat-protein Levels Using Late Nitrogen Applications
Growers in northern region farming systems must be cautious when trying to achieve high wheat-protein levels using late nitrogen applications...
Boron Tolerance Discovery for Higher Wheat Yields
Australian scientists have identified the genes in wheat that control tolerance to a significant yield-limiting soil condition found...
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....
Crop Water Use in Limited-Irrigation Environments
The goal in High Plains agriculture is to use water most effectively in production systems to generate crop yield. ...
Irrigation Management for Corn: Improve Economic Yields
There are more than 16 million acres in harvested row crop production in Nebraska. About 8 million of these acres are irrigated....
 
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