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Agriculture

Soil and Crop Sciences

Rust never sleeps: New approach can predict outbreaks of corn disease

AgriLife team publishes findings in Scientific Reports
Agriculture

Online system helps veterinarians track outbreaks and symptoms

USDA provides funding to develop and launch website and app
Agriculture

Faster food: Medical breakthrough could improve global beef production

USDA-NIFA provides federal funding for four-year project
Agriculture

Calorie counts: For some consumers, labels serve as invitations to indulge

Putting calorie counts on display for consumers can have unintended consequences, new study discovers
Agriculture

AgriLife achieves stable transformation in industrial hemp

Farmers can look forward to a future in which their industrial hemp crops have optimal phenotypic and trait characteristics
Agriculture

Weed them and reap: Taking aim at cotton’s herbicide-resistant nemesis

Field study looks at a multi-tactic approach to control Palmer amaranth
Agriculture

Swarms of robots could produce better, cheaper food—and more of it

USDA’s robotics program provides funding for multidisciplinary project
Agriculture

Resisting pests: Modern corn gets boost from ancestor’s microbes

Multidisciplinary team aims to create an insect-control method that is also environmentally friendly
Agriculture

Think global, farm local: High tech could raise crops closer to home

Automation, artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the future of urban agriculture