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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....
New Hope for Powdery Mildew Resistant Barley
AUSTRALIA - New research at the University of Adelaide has opened the way for the development of new lines of barley with resistance...
Breeding Better Beer
Brewing-enthusiast Dr Chris Ridout had little idea when he applied for a BBSRC public engagement grant in 2001 that it might lead him...
Cover Crops Reduce Erosion, Break Up Soil, Fix Nitrogen
When it comes to cover crops, a wealth of possibilities range from winter rye and triticale and even spring oats combined with turnips...
Disease Found on Common Wild Grass Affects Barley
Scientists from Rothamsted Research have shed light on the role of wild grasses as a source of fungal pathogens able to initiate leaf...
Closing India’s Gap Between Beer, Barley
Barley is the most commonly used grain in the production of malt for use in making beer. ...
Wheat: Identifying Aphids Infected with Barley Yellow Dwarf
A team of researchers, extension specialists and agents at Kansas State University is working with wheat producers to determine what...
Adoption of Direct Seeding Improves Soil Quality
Starting in the early 1980’s, prairie farmers gradually switched from conventional tillage to adopt direct seeding, the seeding of...
Harmful Levels of Fungal Spores Released by Crop Harvesting
Danish researchers have recently revealed that crop harvesting can release high levels of Alternaria fungal spores, affecting air quality...
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...
Adoption of Direct Seeding Improves Soil Fertility, Crop Nutrition
Many prairie farmers have adopted direct seeding, also referred to as no-till cropping, which has improved soil organic matter levels...
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...
Barley Genome Could Hold Key to Better Beer
An international consortium of scientists has published a high resolution draft of the barley genome. ...
Sustainable Agriculture: Wider Debate of Farming Techniques Needed
There is a need to broaden the debate on sustainable food security from a straight comparison between organic and conventional farming...
Biogas Crops Represent Income Opportunity
For the farmer developing a biogas operation, high output feedstock crops are a necessity. At the same time, for the grower with a...
 
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