Large-scale root properties have been long studied, but micro-scale properties, such as plant root hairs, are less well documented as tied to soil erosion.
The old adage “when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade” couldn’t have rang more true when two farmers shared their experiences of staying profitable, sustainable, and resilient in climates not so friendly during the Newsmakers Panel: Adapting to Change in Agriculture Monday at Ag Media Summit in Snowbird, Utah. When Russ Zenner went back […]
Growers may want to consider planting some switchgrass. A recent study from the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources has found that switchgrass, a perennial plant used commonly for biofuel, can improve soil quality and can be grown on farms that have lost fertile topsoil. When runoff water washes topsoil from […]