Chinese Leaders Visit NCGA St. Louis Office

Posted: 2019-03-21 09:31PM
Two business leaders from the People’s Republic of China visited the National Corn Growers Association’s St. Louis office yesterday to dis...


Insights into breeding strategies for biofortification of maize with zinc and provitamin A

Posted: 2019-03-21 09:26PM
by Carolyn Cowan Biofortification is at the forefront of efforts to address hidden hunger, the consumption of a sufficient number of calories, but ...


Southern Region Water Conference to focus on sustainable water management

Posted: 2019-03-21 09:25PM
Conference will be July 23-25 at Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will h...


2019 Texas A&M Plant Breeding Symposium held

Posted: 2019-03-21 09:09PM
Writer: Beth Ann Luedeker Dr. Bill Rooney, Professor and Borlaug-Monsanto Chair for Plant Breeding and International Crop Improvement, discussed the u...


Consider Pollinator Plantings as You Gear Up for Spring

Posted: 2019-03-20 09:31PM
If you are a Monarch butterfly supporter buckle up because here’s some good news. The yearly count of the Eastern Monarch butterfly population t...


Tres Palacios Creek watershed protection plan meeting set April 10 in Palacios

Posted: 2019-03-20 09:25PM
Tres Palacios Creek. (Texas Water Resources Institute photo) PALACIOS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting April 10 in...


Better water testing, safer produce

Posted: 2019-03-20 09:14PM
March 20, 2019 - Salads were recently in the news—and off America’s dinner tables—when romaine lettuce was recalled nationwide. Outb...


Global Corn Research Confab Held in St. Louis

Posted: 2019-03-19 09:30PM
Corn researchers from around the world gathered in St. Louis last week for the annual Maize Genetics Conference. The conference covers a broad range o...


Texas Water Resources Institute to hold planning meeting April 5 in Victoria

Posted: 2019-03-19 09:25PM
VICTORIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting April 5 in Victoria for anyone interested in becoming involved in a part...


New Turfgrass specialist joins faculty in Dallas

Posted: 2019-03-19 09:09PM
Writer: Gabe Saldana Contact: Dr. Chrissie Segars, (979) 952-9212 or chrissie.segars@ag.tamu.edu The newest state turfgrass specialist for the Texas A...


Clinic to address planter maintenance

Posted: 2019-03-19 09:09PM
Writer: Kay Ledbetter At this time of the year, producers spend significant time selecting corn hybrids and cotton varieties as well as herbicide prog...


CommonGround Invites Consumers to the Conversation in New Video

Posted: 2019-03-16 09:30PM
CommonGround launched a new video inviting mom with food questions to a conversation about farming and food. The short piece shows the many resources ...


NCGA on RFS Waivers: When Will the Nonsense Stop?

Posted: 2019-03-15 09:30PM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today, National Ag Day, granted five additional Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Small Refinery Exemptions (SRE...


Early Germinating Fodder Beet Gives Crop a Head Start

Posted: 2019-03-15 09:20PM
Limited quantities of Robbos, Brick and Tarine fodder beet seed have been primed using the Germ’activ system that encourages faster germination thereb...


CommonGround Volunteers Spotlight Farming at “Empower and Light” Conference

Posted: 2019-03-14 09:31PM
Farm women volunteers involved in the CommonGround outreach program, along with state and national staff met in Kansas City, Mo., to share their exper...


The Molecular Maize Atlas encourages genetic diversity

Posted: 2019-03-14 09:26PM
Maize ears from CIMMYT’s collection, showing a wide variety of colors and shapes. CIMMYT’s germplasm bank contains about 28,000 unique samples of cul...


Research Brief: Black and Hispanic minorities in the U.S. bear a disproportionate burden from air pollution

Posted: 2019-03-14 09:19PM
Black and Hispanic Americans bear a disproportionate burden from air pollution caused mainly by non-Hispanic white Americans, according to a new study...


New Sunflower genetic resources are available

Posted: 2019-03-14 09:12PM
12 Mar 2019 New Sunflower genetic resources are available 2170 accessions from the INRA Sunflower BRC in T...


Outstanding contributions recognised at 2019 Australian Biosecurity Awards

Posted: 2019-03-14 09:08PM
The contributions of industry and government personnel to Australia’s biosecurity system were recognised at the Australian Biosecurity Awards on 5 Mar...