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Athlete-style nutrition for a plant: The science of biostimulants

Athlete-style nutrition for a plant: The science of biostimulants

To excel in their sport, most athletes consume a diet as carefully planned as their training regimen.

2015 Corn Silage – Test Again

2015 Corn Silage – Test Again

As dairy producers begin to steadily feed out their 2015 corn silage, nutritionists might want to take a proactive approach by testing their clients’ feed bunks to see what risks may be present.

ONE Vision offers a glimpse into the innovative future of agriculture

Nowadays, fewer people are living in rural areas and even fewer are becoming farmers.

An An industry in overdrive: Providing perspective on mission-driven agriculture

An industry in overdrive: Providing perspective on mission-driven agriculture

Mission-driven companies are often viewed as places where employees feel their work contributes to a higher purpose.

Restoring balance to the environment through soil

Restoring balance to the environment through soil

With only 12 percent of land on Earth suitable for crop farming, both water efficiency  and soil health a

Don’t forget about aflatoxin B1!

Commonly known as field mycotoxins, aflatoxin B1 (AFB1) is causing some buzz across North America.

Meeting the growing demands of China with new plant science products

Meeting the growing demands of China with new plant science products

As China’s middle class continues to grow and to migrate to urban areas, it is demanding healthier, safer and more nutritious food. To help meet this demand at a local level, Dr.

Incorporate cover crops for plant and soil health

Are you looking to improve soil health and your area’s water quality? Kentucky farmer Jim Wade believes you should look no further than the addition of cover crops to your farm operation.

Incorporate cover crops for plant and soil health

Incorporate cover crops for plant and soil health

Kentucky farmer Jim Wade plants three- and four-way mixes/combinations of various seeds with cereal rye.

Combating corn earworm leads to a win for undergrad researcher

Combating corn earworm leads to a win for undergrad researcher

The corn earworm is considered one of the costliest pests for crops in North America. Alonna Wright hopes to find a cure that can stop the menace and keep farmers around the U.S. happy.