Maciek Kazula

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Where are food supplies most at risk from climate change?

Climate change is set to have a major impact on global food security, as weather patterns and average temperatures change.<p>Studies have highlighted …

HOW DOES A FARMER USE TRASH?

Have you see this amazing video about how farmers use trash to benefit their crops?<p>No, not trash from your garbage can. Trash, as in, the left over …

Sustainability

Can genetic engineering help crops adapt to a warmer world? These scientists hope so.

<i>Originally published on Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>Roger Deal is trying to figure out how plants remember drought.<p>An assistant professor of biochemistry and genetics at Emory University, Deal says most plants have a kind of memory for stress. When experiencing water shortage, for example, plants close the holes in …

Agriculture

Global nitrogen footprint mapped for first time: Four countries cause almost half the world's emissions, pollution from foreign demand

Four countries cause almost half the world's emissions, pollution from foreign demand<p>The first-ever global nitrogen footprint, encompassing 188 …

Record hot 2015 gave us a glimpse at the future of global warming

An exceptionally hot year, 2015 shattered records, but will just be the norm in 15 years’ time<p>2015 smashed the record for hottest year by about 0.14°C. To put that into perspective, the previous two hottest years (2014 and 2010) only broke the prior records by 0.002°C, according to Berkeley Earth …

Global Warming

Record warm temperatures in 2015

NEW YORK — Earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA …

Global Warming

5 things you need to know about water and climate

In the Global Risks Report 2016, which draws attention to ways that global risks could evolve and interact in the next decade, water crises features …

The Gene Hackers

A powerful new technology enables us to manipulate our DNA more easily than ever before.<p>At thirty-four, Feng Zhang is the youngest member of the core faculty at the Broad Institute of Harvard and M.I.T. He is also among the most accomplished. In 1999, while still a high-school student, in Des …

2015 | Integrated Pest and Crop Management

Scott Sturgul – NPM Program<p><i>Managing Nutrients on Wisconsin Soils</i> is a self-paced seven hour online video workshop designed for agency and industry …

Farming

Agronomic and Business management solutions

Management

Diverse soil communities can help offset impacts of global warming

Small soil animals can limit the effects of climate change, a team of researchers has shown through a long-term study. In the same way that …

Climate Change

Greenhouse gas benchmark reached

/ Wednesday, May 6, 2015<p>/ Categories: Research Headlines, 2015, Climate<p>Greenhouse gas benchmark reached<p>Global carbon dioxide concentrations surpass …

Agronomic and Business management solutions

Management

Corn Seedling Diseases 2015

Left, Figure 1. Seedling with post-emergence damping off (left) next to a healthy seedling. Right, Figure 2. Plant with underground hypocotyl decay …

Gardening

How soil is formed

This infographic illustrates how soil is formed.<p>Date: 21/04/2015<p>Topics: Nutrition<p>Download: PDF version

Soil Temperature and Corn Emergence

<i>Crop Insights</i> by Maria Stoll1 and Imad Saab2<p>Summary<p>Corn is a warm-season crop. Germination and emergence are optimal when soil temperatures are …

Traits Don't Guarantee Higher Corn Yields - U of Wisconsin

Multiple-location performance used to be the standard university recommendation for picking seed 20 years ago. Ditto for hybrid performance …

World of Corn 2018

Corn

Strategies and Tactics for Rootworm Management in Bt Corn

<i>Jan. 21, 2015</i><p>To help U.S. corn growers and consultants tackle growing insect resistance to Bt corn, university researchers have developed an online …

Forestry

EPA registers new alternative to neonicotinoids

The EPA is registering a new insecticide, flupyradifurone, that is safer for bees. It is expected to be an alternative to more toxic products …

Honey Bees

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Career Development