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Agronomy

The science of soil management for producing crops destined for food, feed, fibre and fuel.

agronomy

the study of the cultivation of field crops, with particular emphasis on improving their productivity and qualitative features.
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The future of agriculture depends on our industry's ability to help producers actively manage agronomic variability.
We are excited to work with DuPont to advance research of important agronomic traits for improving agricultural crop production," said Dr.
Monsanto officials noted that sharing this information with the U of I should ultimately provide a greater understanding of the interaction among key agronomic factors, likely benefiting crop yield, grain quality, and the environment.
Crushed wallboard] had neither a strong positive nor negative agronomic effects on alfalfa production," Wolkowski says.
According to company representatives from the executive to the field levels, they were all born from a focus on Agronomic Design.
22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- aWhere will now provide agricultural weather data and agronomic modeling services to MyAgCentral, a cloud based data management platform based on DN2K's core platform technology.
In April this year, an evaluation of the three nominated maize producers' farms were conducted by a team of evaluators representing the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, the Agronomic Producers Association, the Likwama Farmer's Union; and the Namibian Agronomic Board.
The company says the Precision Planting team will become part of Monsanto's Integrated Farming Systems unit, which utilizes advanced agronomic practices, seed genetics and innovative on-farm technology to deliver optimal yield to farmers while using fewer resources.
On the sidelines of the seminar, an agreement of partnership and expertise exchange was signed between the Higher Agronomic Researches and Studies Institute, the International Mediterranean Agronomic Studies Centre and the Mediterranean Agronomy Institute.
This book brings together work by researchers in India, Korea, Spain, Pakistan, and Nigeria, looking at the role of microbes in maintaining the sustainability of agronomic practices, and especially at the essential nutrients (phosphorous and nitrogen) they provide to growing plants.
With wheat likely to become a major biofuel crop in the UK, HGCA has published a new project progress sheet focusing on the agronomic issues in growing for this market.
Department of Agriculture extension agents provide an estimate, called the agronomic rate, of how much fertilizer is needed in a typical year.