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Researchers test tillage systems in dry beans
Researchers test tillage systems in dry beans
University of Idaho researchers are studying weed control and yield in conventiona tillage, strip tillage and direct seed in dry beans.

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Researcher studies soil health as climate change coping strategy
A climate researcher with the Union of Concerned Scientists sees an opportunity for farmers to fight climate change by improving their soil health and keeping grassland intact.
Pesticides pose low risk for honeybees, WSU says
Pesticides pose low risk for honeybees, WSU says
In real-world settings, a class of pesticides known to harm honey bees poses little risk, WSU researchers say.
Group receives $50,000 grant to coordinate olive oil research
Group receives $50,000 grant to coordinate olive oil research
A Clovis, Calif.-based group has received a $50,000 specialty crop grant from the USDA to coordinate crop research on olive oil, whose domestic production has nearly tripled in the last decade.
University’s new technology blossoming in agriculture
By counting blossoms rather than more ripe fruit, yield can be estimated earlier.
Idaho-Oregon onion growers seek cause of new plant disease
Idaho-Oregon onion growers seek cause of new plant disease
Oregon State University researchers are trying to determine what is causing a new onion disease so they can figure out ways to help growers fight it.
‘Crazy snake worm’ unearthed in Oregon
‘Crazy snake worm’ unearthed in Oregon
The "crazy snake worm" or "Asian jumping worm" has been detected in Oregon, which could pose a risk to forest health and water retention.
‘Drone Rodeo’ in Pendleton will showcase agricultural technology
‘Drone Rodeo’ in Pendleton will showcase agricultural technology
The event in Pendleton, Ore., will include a field test for drone companies, and demonstration of other technology coming to precision agriculture.
WSU to host conference on automating agriculture
WSU to host conference on automating agriculture
Washington State University scientists will host an international conference on new and developing farm technology.
Pecan research gets federal funding boost
New Mexico is one of the top pecan-producing states in the nation.
GE wheat appearance a mystery, experts say
GE wheat appearance a mystery, experts say
Experts ponder how genetically engineered wheat could have gotten into a fallow field.

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