Slight climate shifts can affect optimum water use in plant communities

Posted: 2017-11-19 10:29PM
Research projects plant response in ‘dry gets drier, wet gets wetter’ world Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. ...


World’s first US-Australia bio-fuel flight announced

Posted: 2017-11-19 10:24PM
Crops of Brassica carinata being trialed on UQ’s Gatton campus.18 November 2017Australian airline Qantas has announcedthe world’s first biofuel ...


Only Two Weeks Remain! Apply for Valuable NCGA College Scholarships Today

Posted: 2017-11-18 10:32PM
Only two weeks remain to apply for five $1,000 scholarships offered by the National Corn Growers Association and BASF Corporation to undergraduate and...


Bountiful harvests will likely keep holiday food prices manageable, Purdue ag economist says

Posted: 2017-11-18 10:25PM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Consumers planning a traditional Thanksgiving dinner this year can expect to pay less for turkeys, compared to 2016. The prices...


Growing-season problems are topics at MU Crop Management Conference, Dec. 14-15

Posted: 2017-11-18 10:14PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Problems growing crops provide topics for talks at the Crop Management Conference, Dec. 14-15 in Columbia, says Kevin Bradley, Univers...


Missouri's white oaks add depth to world's wines and whiskey

Posted: 2017-11-18 10:14PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Many of the world\&\#39\;s finest wines and whiskeys begin in Missouri\&\#39\;s hardwood forests. University of Missouri Extension for...


Woman livestock farmer 'likes' promoting farm life through social media.

Posted: 2017-11-18 10:14PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Women livestock farmers can help build their business through Facebook in a few minutes each day, says Amber Henry of Henry Meat Co. o...


Replicated Corn Research Program Harvest Update

Posted: 2017-11-18 10:04PM
During 2017, we have been following along with the Legend Seeds Research Team and their Replicated Corn Trials through our Farmacology™ Approach. We’v...


Corn-based Compound Used for Ice and Snow Control on Roadways

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:31PM
Road crews around the country are preparing for winter weather by running preparedness drills and stocking up on road treatment products. The Missouri...


How do atmospheric shifts affect soil-dwelling microbes?

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:27PM
Craig Chandler | University Communication ...


Gene Discovery May Halt Worldwide Wheat Epidemic

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:21PM
Jorge Dubcovsky UC Davis wheat geneticist Jorge Dubcovsky and his team have identified a gene that enables resistance to a new devastating strain of ...


New technology promises faster, more affordable oak wilt detection

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:18PM
Pictured on the right: The microfluidic device used to isolate the oak wilt fungi from wood chip samples.  Photo courtesy: CFANS and Abbas Lab Oak wil...


USDA Reschedules North American Potatoes Report to December 5

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:16PM
USDA Reschedules North American Potatoes Report to December 5 Issued Nov. 16, 2017 by the Agricultural Statistics Board of the U.S. Department of Agr...


ASA Talks Soy Policy at NAFB

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:14PM
Last week ASA President Ron Moore and Vice President John Heisdorffer attended the annual NAFB show in Kansas City, Mo. where they disscussed key poli...


Bills to Eliminate Harvest Price Coverage Introduced in House, Senate

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:14PM
Companion bills have been introduced in the House and the Senate that would change revenue insurance policies offered under the Federal crop insurance...


U.S. Soy in Central American Government Social Programs

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:14PM
Last week ASA/WISHH Deputy Director, Liz Hare, met with representatives of the Ministry of Education in El Salvador to discuss increased inclusion of ...


MU Extension advises poultry and livestock producers of Nov. 15 emission filing deadline

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:13PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. - University of Missouri Extension specialist Teng Lim advises poultry and livestock producers to be aware of a Nov. 15 deadline that co...


Boone County Commission recognizes youth livestock judging teams

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:13PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Boone County Commission recently recognized Boone County 4-H Senior Livestock Judging Team and Columbia FFA Livestock Judging Team...


Soil Judging teams wins at Regionals

Posted: 2017-11-17 10:07PM
By: Beth Ann Luedeker Contact: Sarah Vaughan: sarahvaughan23@tamu.edu   Dr. Cristine Morgan: clsmorgan@tamu.edu    979-845-3603 The Region 4 Champion ...


Wheat Gene Discovery

Posted: 2017-11-16 10:23PM
Jorge Dubcovsky UC Davis wheat geneticist Jorge Dubcovsky and his team have identified a gene that enables resistance to a new devastating strain of ...