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UNH scientists unravel genetic ancestry of cultivated strawberry

Scientists from the University of New Hampshire have unlocked a major genetic mystery of one of the ancestors of cultivated strawberry. A genetic analysis conducted by New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researchers, which took four... more »

Plant pathologist joins Lighting Research Center

Jaimin Patel, Ph.D., has joined the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Patel will collaborate with David Gadoury of Cornell University’s Division of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology and Mark Rea of the... more »

Sunbelt Field Day to highlight UGA research

The Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, is vital to the research coordinated by the University of Georgia's various commodity teams. The 600-plus-acre Darrell Williams Research Farm, on the expo grounds, has an open door... more »

Report makes the case for increased ag research funding

A collaborative report, "Retaking the Field: The Case for a Surge in Agricultural Research," from 13 partnering universities and the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation is now available online. The report provides a case to policymakers... more »

Cornell NYSAES receives new equipment

Projects from Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) are set to receive more than $500,000 in new funding, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced May 27. The investment in the station is part of... more »

Tech research at Auburn University aims to ensure food safety

Imagine a day when a farmer can stand in a field, wave a handheld device over a tomato and detect pathogens immediately, potentially saving lives and billions of dollars. That day might not be far... more »

Cornell plant researchers get new technology resources

Matthew Willmann wants to partner with Cornell scientists to make plant research faster, cheaper and more productive. And he has just the equipment to make those partnerships bloom. Willmann, director of the new Plant Transformation... more »

$130 million available for foundational agriculture research

The USDA is making $130 million in funding available for research, education, and extension projects to support sustainable, productive and economically viable plant and animal production systems, including certified organic production. This funding is available through the... more »

Michigan Vegetable Council Fund announces 2016 grant

The Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC) Fund has announced its 2016 research grant. This year’s grant of $9,100 will support research focused on improving fertility and weed management practices in snap beans. The grant will leverage... more »

Retiring manager mulls growth of Illinois industry

Diane Handley was raised on a corn, soybean and livestock farm, but never really had aspirations to a career in agriculture. That all changed after working a couple of jobs following college in unrelated fields,... more »

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