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Fall Harvest

Stronger rains could lessen heat damage to crops

      HANOVER, N.H. — Intensified rainstorms predicted as a result of climate change may have a modest silver lining: they could more efficiently water some major crops, and this would at least partially offset the far larger projected yield declines caused...

Flavonoids in sorghum roots may lead to frost-resistance

      STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Flavonoid compounds — produced by the roots of some sorghum plants — positively affect soil microorganisms, according to Penn State researchers, who suggest the discovery is an early step in developing a frost-resistant line of the...

Organic farmers expected to harvest record acres in 2019

        SILVER SPRING, Md. — Organic commodity farmers will harvest a record number of acres across the United States this year despite the weather and trade challenges plaguing agriculture in 2019.According to the Annual Acreage Report, recently released by...

Bowman reflects on 17 years of deer research at UD

        NEWARK, Del. — When Jake Bowman came to the University of Delaware 17 years ago after getting his doctorate from Mississippi State University, he encountered a problem with regards to deer research that he had never experienced before. Not...

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