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2017 Archive

How to Compare EPDs Across Breeds

Commercial cow-calf producers can use across-breed expected progeny differences (AB-EPDs) to compare bulls of different breeds and select the right one for their goals.

The Year 2017 in Review

Hugh Aljoe, director of producer relations, calls 2017 "the year of a new beginning." Here are a few highlights from the year.

Alina Zare: Learning from Imprecision for Target Characterization and Spectral Unmixing

Alina Zare, Ph.D., from the University of Florida Department of Electrical and Engineering, presented "Learning from Imprecision for Target Characterization and Spectral Unmixing" as part of the Research Seminar Series.

Scientists to study plant root function, add knowledge for improving efficient nutrient uptake in agricultural crops

Roots are more than just the location where soil and plants come into contact. They play a critical role in the environment and hold a great deal of promise for helping us improve agricultural sustainability.

Cook receives honor for advancing rangeland management

Rob Cook, pasture and range consultant, has been selected as the 2017 Texas Section Society of Range Management (SRM) Association Outstanding Young Range Professional award recipient.

Cover Crop Series: Vivant and Hunter Hybrid Turnips

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Vivant and Hunter Hybrid Turnips.

Scientists receive $5 million grant to identify, study genes that help legumes access nutrients from soil

Scientists at the Noble Research Institute, Boyce Thompson Institute, Clemson University, Texas Woman's University, University of Delaware and University of North Texas have collaborated on a project that recently received a four-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Top 5 Resources for Medicago Researchers

Researchers who study legumes have resources available to help them advance agriculture. Here are the top five resources made by and for the Medicago research community.

Cover Crop Series: Sweet Six Dry Stalk BMR Sorghum Sudan

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Sweet Six Dry Stalk BMR Sorghum Sudan.

Cover Crop Series: Sweet Forever BMR Sorghum Sudan

Jim Johnson, soils and crops consultant, reviews Sweet Forever BMR Sorghum Sudan.