cotton boll growing in the fieldUSDA photo by Larry Rana.

U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Accepting Grower Applications

The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol announced that the window is open…
chicken run

University of California Developing App to Promote Healthy Chicken Flocks

University of California Cooperative Extension is developing…
cover image of Honey Bee Nutrition GuideHoney Bee Health Coalition

Updated Nutrition Guide for Honey Bees Available

The Honey Bee Health Coalition has released an updated Honey…
Plant roots in healthy soil

Report Highlights Benefits of Continuous Living Cover

Putting Down Roots: Analyzing the economic and environmental…
Cover crops cocktail mix on Jack Boyer farm near Reinbeck, Iowa in August of 2016. Boyer can graze or bale the mixture.Lynn Betts, NRCS/SWCS

Iowa Survey Reports on Adoption of Conservation Practices

The Iowa Nutrient Research & Education Council (INREC) has completed…
soybean seedlings growing in no-till residue from corn, with farm buildings on horizon in backgroundUSDA

Historical Crop Yields Can Provide Soil Health Information

Researchers from Michigan State University published a study…
A solar-powered water pumpCanvapro

USDA Investing in Clean Energy and Domestic Fertilizer Projects

USDA announced that it is awarding $207 million in 42 states…