Tag Archives: soil

U Ark launches row crop text message updates

uaex text screen shot

Interested in receiving up-to-date University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture row crop information and recommendations directly to your text messaging inbox? Look no further. The university is rolling out a text messaging service from several UAEX row crop Extension specialists. If you are interested in this service, please opt-in through the following process: 1. Text the number 69922 with ... Read More »

Researchers: Fertilizer choice can affect methane-producing organisms in soil

sampling rice fields for methane

University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture rice research may lead to more sustainable crop production in the state and around the world. The quest for increased sustainability in agriculture and other industries includes examining greenhouse gases and how they’re generated. In the United States, only a small fraction of greenhouse gases are attributed to agriculture – 8.6 percent, according ... Read More »

LSU researcher assembles an economical drone field-mapping system

economic drone system

• By Randy Price • If you have ever tried mapping a field with a drone for crop scouting, you will quickly find out that producing an image map of a field requires some amount of work and usually a trip back to the office. For this reason, drone systems have not been fully realized for crop scouting purpose. Still, several ... Read More »