Bacteria engineered to excrete high concentrations of ammonia could help reduce the reliance on synthetic fertilizers and the nutrient loss associated with them, according to new research from Washington State University.
Washington State University experts are working with a paper company on trials using fly ash to treat acidic soils, and they’re also looking at biochar and gene editing, reports a Washington newspaper.
Presented and filmed August 3, 2009, at the Washington State University-Puyallup Farm Walk, Jeff Kallestad of the WSU Small Farms Program discusses riparian buffers using alternating plots of grass, Alder and Poplar as buffer zones.
On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by CultivAce, Hickory, N.C., record-breaking no-tiller Russell Hedrick shares how he was able to decrease his soybean seeds per pound from 2,800 to under 1,400.
In the Farmer Feature segment, Hopkinton, Iowa, no-tiller Ryan Gibbs gives a crash course on how to use a refractometer to measure brix levels in corn and soybeans.
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