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12/12/2011

The National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances identify substances that may or may not be used in organic crop production. In November 2010, the USDA’s National Organic Standards...

11/9/2011

While some reports have suggested a decline in the nutritional quality of food supplies, mineral levels in new varieties of broccoli have not decreased since 1975, according to new...

8/30/2011

Assessing leaf nitrogen needs of corn during the growing season can be important for optimizing yield and for preventing over-application of fertilizer and associated environmental consequences....

8/9/2011

Golf courses, known for their calm scenic views and precise grass patterns, take daily abuse. Divots created by golf strokes are a common occurrence, and can be a costly problem for golf course...

7/19/2011

In the dry and unforgiving Southern High Plains, irrigation water is vital to the success of many crops, including the Valencia peanut. Most of this water comes from the Ogallala Aquifer, a vast...