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Notes from the Field Drought Creates More Urgency for Crop

Notes from the Field Drought Creates More Urgency for Crop


Drought and corn

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"Flash Drought" (too early to retire the shorts; more 80s & 90s coming) - StarTribune.com

Six steps to speed up climate-smart breeding in roots, tubers and bananas

Nate Ray, De Jager's farm manager.

Monoculture farming


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National conference opens flow of ideas on drought

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Recurring droughts have destroyed most harvests in the Sahel. Credit: Kristin Palitza/IPS

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From heatwaves to hurricanes, floods to famine: seven climate change hotspots | Environment | The Guardian

In the face of drought, Canadian farmers adjust to a changing climate - The Globe and Mail

Lebanon's drought needs long-term solutions

Impacts of California's Ongoing Drought: Agriculture

Baked earth at Clarence Freitas' farm, outside Fresno. Photograph: Rory Carroll/the Guardian

Vulnerability of smallholder farmers | Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Credit: SC Department of Agriculture

Texas High Plains Prepare for Agriculture Without Irrigation

Virtual Crop Modeling for Genetic Improvement and Understanding G x E Interactions K. J. Boote, ...

A Report on Monitoring of Field Trials of Autumn Rice Crop, 2015 D. P. Singh Coordinator ...

Four dredging boats left on the dry riverbed of the Lu Hun reservoir. Credit Du Bin for The New York Times

Weed management in #corn and #soybeans: Examples under #drought stress # crops

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Fig. 22.1. Drought-affected rice field ...

As temperatures rise, droughts will worsen across the American West. Here's how to adapt

Agriculture Remains Key to Somalia's Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction - Ceelhuur.com

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Crop diversity

From heatwaves to hurricanes, floods to famine: seven climate change hotspots | Environment | The Guardian

The climate change documentary 'Time to Choose' is an urgent, hopeful plea

So, back to the question: I'm not so worried about this drought. It's the expanding invasion by non-native plants that concerns me and this weather seems to ...

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Below are a few photos (gathered during the last two weeks of June) of the 2016 corn crop:

With irrigation use becoming more widespread in the Caribbean, countries' fresh-water supplies

George W Clayton

The ...

Colorado River Crisis Hits Across The West, With Water In High Demand, Low Supply : NPR

Command agriculture and the politics of subsidies

The Government projects that $9,9 million will be needed to tackle climate change and

Yale Environment 360: Climate Change Adds Urgency To Push to Save World's Seeds

Network formed to create climate resilient rice in Mekong Delta, environmental news, sci-

Pros and Cons of Using Agricultural Fertilizers

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An infrared gas analyzer in a farm field.

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... The technology has been adapted to drier areas and climate change through identification and incorporation of drought tolerant companion plants.


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Women farmers in Amboasary tend to a cleared communal vegetable field through a World Food Programme

More Crop Per Drop WATER REPORT ON THE COTTON INDUSTRY Working with smallholder farmers to increase ...


Simon Kinyanjui on his barley farm in Mau Summit.

Flash Drought: New Term Coined To Describe Summer's Strange Weather. I thought this article from LaCrosseTribune.com captured the moisture (and temperature) ...

Scientist holding seeds

Fig. 13.9. Distribution of irrigation water into crop field ...

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Progress of Rice Research in DPR Korea ...

... Tima examines plants

Corn farm located outside of Longmont, Colorado

Americans recently passed a milestone when federal officials reported that water use across the nation had

A view across the meadow at Mud Springs Ridge

Similarities based on plant growth and biochemical marker traits among controls and drought-stressed materials

Albert Kanga's plantain farm on the outskirts of Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. Credit

A farm in Carmangay, Alta.

Week's start on drought news: Wells dry up, crop insurance helps, pot shrivels, some areas gain

Reinbeck, Iowa, corn clean rows after post-emergence herbicide

This information can help in the cultivation of new varieties of crops that are important for agriculture. It means the genetic knowledge of wild plants can ...

Good news in face of drought

Less manure per band reduces risk of leaching while the near-ground emitter position minimizes contact with crop residues or canopies and reduces emission ...

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Experts have identified water scarcity, severe drought, climate change, and the invasion of fall armyworm as the ...

Scientists planting tobacco in an outdoor laboratory.

It takes an incredible adversary to spark determination and what more villainous creation do we have to face than our broken food system.

Advent of the era of Genetically Modified Crops - Prof M S Swaminathan

Global Area of Biotech Crops, 1996-2011 by Crop ...

... after reviewing the recommendations made by the plan, Vietnam realised that more in-depth measures are needed to improve water management in the Delta.

And as Nafeez Ahmed notes, her call coincides with a new agroecology initiative within the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.

COLOMBO: Over 500,000 people still remain affected by the drought in 10 districts of Sri Lanka, according to a report released by the Sri Lankan Disaster ...