Pamela Ronald studies the genes that make plants more resistant to disease and stress. In an eye-opening talk, she describes her decade-long quest to isolate a gene that allows rice to survive prolonged flooding.
A study released by Osborn Barr reveals many challenges and opportunities on the horizon for the agriculture industry as the next generation prepares to take over the farm. The agency sent a news release explaining the results of its study, with interesting findings. Read moreRead More »
HERTFORD, N.C.—More than 100 giant wind turbines started producing power this month amid 22,000 acres of cotton, soy and wheat fields. But North Carolina’s first wind farm may remain its only one as the state, like some others, rethinks its commitment to green energy. The recent wind-energy push has caused[…]Read More »