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6/28/2017

Just ahead of a rainstorm, Cody Ross might run out to an agricultural research site as part of his graduate work. He’ll need to get some dye into an injection well. The point? To evaluate...

6/21/2017

The USDA Forest Service in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area (BWCWA) will continue to use controlled burns without worrying about fish health in associated watersheds, researchers say....

6/14/2017

Farmers in Montana, and other parts of the Northern Great Plains, are shifting from cereal mono-cropping to a cereal-dry pea cropping system. This transition is not without its share of unknowns,...

6/7/2017

Making a living raising cattle isn’t as simple as just buying a herd and turning it out to pasture. Cattle require specific diets to maintain proper nutrition and weight gain. And how to do...

5/24/2017

Camelina: Have you heard of it? It’s an emerging alternative oilseed crop in parts of the Great Plains.

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5/17/2017

Studying the effects of great cormorant droppings on water reservoirs is a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it.

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5/10/2017

Just like humans and animals sometimes need medicine to feel well or perform better, so can plants....

5/3/2017

When you are tired or hungry, you’re not as productive. You may need to rest or eat. If you push yourself too far, you may get ill.

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4/26/2017

The phrase “a double-edged sword” describes something that is beneficial in some ways but problematic in others. One example is removing maize stover (the husks, stems and leaves of...

4/19/2017

All living things – from bacteria and fungi to plants and animals – need phosphorus. But extra phosphorus in the wrong place can harm the environment. For example, when too much...