Sessions Tagged With 'innovations in agriculture'

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A new weapon for farmers: Inter-row mowing for problem weeds in row crops

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

Conventional farmers are facing a new level of threat from weeds due to the development of multiple sources of herbicide resistance over the past decade. They are starting to feel the pain of organic growers, who have faced a long battle against weeds that is now usually...

NVision Ag: Increasing corn yield and saving nitrogen fertilizer

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

Nitrogen fertilizer often doubles crop yields; without it we could not feed the current world population. But nitrogen fertilizer is lost from crop fields in wet weather, especially corn fields. The plants become nitrogen-deficient, with light green leaves, and grain...

Dietary Preen Oil as an Anti-Stress Feed Additive for Aquaculture Species

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

University of Wisconsin researchers are using dietary preen oil to reduce mortality in fish species used in aquaculture production. The research team provides an update on their progress, and discusses new commercial applications and their next steps.Presented by:Jake Olson...