The agricultural industry has contributed about $112,000 toward a program intended to give growers early warning when harmful spores arrive in the state.
Cloud seeding and its potential to increase snowpack levels were a main topic of discussion during a
If a repeat of the Great Potato Famine was to strike or climate change so altered the Earth that water became scarce, potato seeds from the U.S. Genebank on the outskirts of Sturgeon Bay could provide the solution to a looming food crisis
One of the lead researchers acknowledges the “gut-wrenching” dilemma of killing one sp
Iowa farmers Monday asked Republican lawmakers to reconsider plans to eliminate an agriculture research center they say is vital to the state's largest industry
Three more beetles have been found to carry the tree-killing disease laurel wilt.
South Carolina corn set to join national registry
Ramesh Sagili won an award for his work on insect physiology, biochemistry and toxicology.
The USDA is considering issuing permits for a Florida firm to widen its field trials of a genetically modified virus containing defensin proteins from spinach as a tool to make trees resistant to huanglongbing.
Pacific Northwest wheat farmers are asking for $1 million to study the accuracy of the falling number test and $2 million to study crop quality loss.
Idaho growers should benefit from good crop development in wet soils, but they should also be wary of increased disease pressure and other moisture-related challenges, an expert says.
Advances in drone and sensor technology have created a wealth of data for growers, but putting it all together and making it easy to use has been a challenge.
The potato commissions of Idaho, Washington and Oregon have awarded $1.5 million in research grants to 37 projects through their Northwest Potato Research Consortium.