Big questions in agriculture need bigger experiments

The North Wyke Farm Platform is an exciting new facility that is being built by BBSRC and hosted here at North Wyke, part of Rothamsted Research, as a national capability for researchers to come and better understand aspects of grassland farming and farming sustainability. The Farm Platform consists of about 80 hectares of land. Here […]

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Accelerating access to new agricultural technologies

Grain prices haven’t increased that much, but input costs have hugely increased. Some years you have reasonable grain prices and other years it’s not that fantastic. You’ve actually got to watch what you are doing, you’ve got to watch everything that you’re spending, you’ve got be right on the ball with what you spend and […]

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Interview with Chavonda Jacobs-Young, Administrator, Agricultural Research Service

Today is July 28, 2016 and I am interviewing Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, who is the Administrator for USDA’s Agricultural Research Service. We are in Washington D.C. in USDA’s Creative Media and Broadcast Center. I’m Susan Fugate. I’m head of Special Collections at the National Agricultural Library and I’ve worked for USDA for almost 40 years. […]

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Marianna Soil Testing Lab Tour – U of A System Division of Agriculture

Hello! Thank you for coming on this virtual tour of the Marianna Soil Test Laboratory. My name is Nathan Slaton and I’m the Director of the Soil Test Program for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Soil testing allows growers to evaluate soil fertility and determine how much lime and fertilizer are needed […]

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This is the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

[ Background music ] [ Opening Credits ]>>In 1887, before tractors or television, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences was working to improve the quality of life for residents across the peach state. From developing new cotton and tobacco varieties to training future crop breeders, the college’s programs focused on carrying […]

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