An epidemic of wheat blast is underway in Bangladesh, published reports say, and losses may be substantial in the six southeastern districts where it has been reported.
In an effort to keep nifa.usda.gov current, the archive contains outdated information that may not reflect current policy or programs.
The following guest blog from a web communications coordinator at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Farm Financial Management highlights the FarmAnswers.org information clearinghouse for new and beginning farmers and ranchers. Farm Answers is a vital element of the USDA-wide effort to make it easier for people to find USDA programs and services.
Food security, having a reliable source of safe and nutritious food, is a cornerstone of good human health.
Environmental and economic management of weeds and pests is a priority for organic farmers and they typically use tillage to address these issues.
The link between agriculture, science, and engineering is quite simple. Whether you live in a rural or urban setting, those three components work together to make a more sustainable environment.