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Organic fertilizer can be used to increase crop yield in plants grown in rotation

ORGANIC FERTILIZER CAN BE USED TO INCREASE CROP YIELD IN PLANTS GROWN IN ROTATION

A study published in the journal Biological Agriculture & Horticulture assessed soil nitrogen oxidation through field incubation, and...

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER GENES THAT GIVE VEGETABLES THEIR SHAPE

From elongated oblongs to near-perfect spheres, vegetables come in almost every size and shape. But what differentiates a fingerling...

 
 
 

YARD LABORER 1

County Materials Corp. is an industry leader in manufacturing and supplying a large selection of concrete construction and landscape...

Beyond Damaging Crops, Dicamba is Dividing Communities

BEYOND DAMAGING CROPS, DICAMBA IS DIVIDING COMMUNITIES

John and Lisa Zuhlke used to get along well with their neighbor of 10 years. Before they began raising more than 350 varieties of heirloom...

 
 
 
FDA Approves Elanco Cattle Drug, the First for Reducing Gas Emissions

FDA APPROVES ELANCO CATTLE DRUG, THE FIRST FOR REDUCING GAS EMISSIONS

A product that reduces emissions from farm animal waste? There's now a drug for that. The FDA has approved an Elanco drug developed...

We Heart: JavaPresse

WE HEART: JAVAPRESSE

To say we're coffee-powered here at Annmarie Skin Care would be an understatement. Coffee is brewing at just about every hour of the...

 
 
 
Student Spotlight: Galvin Rodriguez

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: GALVIN RODRIGUEZ

Galvin Rodriguez discovered that Texas A&M University in College Station was the right choice for him when he attended a prospective...

VEHICLE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Through its people and brands, CNH Industrial delivers power, technology and innovation to farmers, builders and drivers all around...

 
 
 
Permaculture systems in the home orchard

PERMACULTURE SYSTEMS IN THE HOME ORCHARD

Words: Ben Gaia Ben Gaia shares tips to get you growing more food using fewer chemicals. The word “permaculture” is taking over from...

GROUP LEADER - MOLECULAR SCREENING MB1820 - CIBUS - SAN DIEGO, CA

Prior experience working in an agricultural biotech and/or plant biology environment is desired, but not essential...From Indeed -...

 
 
 
Genetic Code of All Plants, Animals, Protozoa, and Fungi to Be Sequenced with Help of PacBio

GENETIC CODE OF ALL PLANTS, ANIMALS, PROTOZOA, AND FUNGI TO BE SEQUENCED WITH HELP OF PACBIO

It's one of the most ambitious sequencing projects ever attempted - the assembly of all 1.5 million known species of animals, plants,...

Smell of Success: Garlic Study Validates New Approach to Transcriptome Association

SMELL OF SUCCESS: GARLIC STUDY VALIDATES NEW APPROACH TO TRANSCRIPTOME ASSOCIATION

Genome-wide association studies may be powerful tools for the identification of genes underlying complex traits, but what if you have...

 
 
 
The ‘New' New Zealand: Creative thinking is driving a blooming biological economy

THE ‘NEW' NEW ZEALAND: CREATIVE THINKING IS DRIVING A BLOOMING BIOLOGICAL ECONOMY

A book argues New Zealanders are already starting to make a living out of the natural world in new ways based on “value” rather than...

Modern agricultural practices destroy the environment's natural balance: Heavily farmed areas have little biodiversity, more disease

MODERN AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES DESTROY THE ENVIRONMENT'S NATURAL BALANCE: HEAVILY FARMED AREAS HAVE LITTLE BIODIVERSITY, MORE DISEASE

Agriculture is more than just growing and harvesting crops. It's a modern process that has far-reaching effects, particularly in its...

 
 
 
Agricultural areas surrounded by natural habitat buffers show reduced negative impact on wildlife, new study finds

AGRICULTURAL AREAS SURROUNDED BY NATURAL HABITAT BUFFERS SHOW REDUCED NEGATIVE IMPACT ON WILDLIFE, NEW STUDY FINDS

A comparative study reveals that manicured citrus orchards and reclaimed orchard forests in Stann Creek, Belize have similar abundance...

Thank a Farmer Month: When Agriculture Is Good for the Climate!

THANK A FARMER MONTH: WHEN AGRICULTURE IS GOOD FOR THE CLIMATE!

Food for Change, Slow Food's international campaign highlighting the relationship between food and climate change, continues in November....

 
 
 
More curry recalled for excessive lead

MORE CURRY RECALLED FOR EXCESSIVE LEAD

UBC Food Distributors Inc. in Dearborn, MI is recalling 7-ounce plastic jars of their Baraka brand “HOT CURRY POWER” and “CURRY POWDER,”...

Cultivate your own pocket farm as Stardew Valley lands on iOS

CULTIVATE YOUR OWN POCKET FARM AS STARDEW VALLEY LANDS ON IOS

Indie publisher Chucklefish has proudly announced the launch of agricultural life sim Stardew Valley on iOS. A new trailer showcases...

 
 
 
The Future of the Planet is at Stake in Brazil

THE FUTURE OF THE PLANET IS AT STAKE IN BRAZIL

Out with the Paris climate agreement. Away with the Ministry for the Environment (which would be incorporated into the Agriculture...

Science and She: Dr. Barbara Mugwanya Zawedde

SCIENCE AND SHE: DR. BARBARA MUGWANYA ZAWEDDE

Science and She is an online campaign of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications and its network...