News tagged with conventional tillage

Virtual farming to explore alternatives

Researchers at the Universidad Polit├ęcnica de Madrid (Technical University of Madrid) are involved in the development of a tool that, through crop simulation models, allows them to assess the integrated impact of environmental ...

dateNov 19, 2013 in Other
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Calibrating corn production in potato country

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are studying soil moisture levels and other field dynamics to help Pacific Northwest famers maximize the production of corn, a relatively new regional crop that helps ...

dateAug 15, 2011 in Environment
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Analyzing long-term impacts of biofuel on the land

The growing development and implementation of renewable biofuel energy has considerable advantages over using declining supplies of fossil fuels. However, meeting the demands of a fuel-driven society may require utilizing ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Environment
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