Researchers are studying the soil around sorghum plants in hopes of gleaning how microbes help the crop continue to produce during droughts, possibly providing clues to helping other crops improve drought tolerance traits.
Recent research has found ways to produce soybean seeds that have improved yields under drought conditions. A group of researchers published their research in the November-December issue of Agronomy Journal.
No-tillers enrolled in carbon credit programs that reward them for reducing greenhouse gas emissions are finding the market for their credits has shrunk amid the recession and uncertainty about climate legislation being crafted by Congress.
Capturing sunlight and keeping living roots in the ground as long as possible is the goal of Beaver Dam, Ws., no-tiller Marty Weiss. The co-chair of the Dodge County Farmers for Healthy Soil & Healthy Water talks about strip-cropping and interseeding cover crops at a field day in the summer of 2020.
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