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Mizzou to host the Digital Agriculture Research and Extension Center

The new Digital Agriculture Research and Extension Center at the University of Missouri plans to compare and connect emerging digital technologies with farmers. Co-director Dr. Jianfeng Zhou tells Brownfield research will include using artificial intelligence to analyze crop production data and management solutions. “To generate... Read More.

Wisconsin continuous beans research starting

The likelihood of a new high-capacity soybean crushing facility in southern Wisconsin has researchers studying something they’ve never been comfortable with… beans on beans. Shawn Conley with the University of Wisconsin Soybean Program tells Brownfield the proposed CHS facility will tempt a lot of... Read More.

Michigan Farmer-Driven Soybean Research

Michigan farmers have been conducting soybean research on their farms for nearly 15 years. In this Pods for Profit, Soybean Extension Educator, Mike Staton with Michigan State University, joins us to explain how it works and how farmers are benefiting. ...

Milk research opens health & wellness opportunities

A health and wellness leader with Dairy Management Inc. says gut health research could open a $150 billion market for new dairy products. Vice President of Health and Wellness Partnerships Chris Urban tells Brownfield dairy foods support a healthy gut microbiome which can lead... Read More.

From research breakthrough to commercialization

Researchers at Kansas State University recently announced a breakthrough in wheat that could eventually help those who suffer from celiac disease and other autoimmune diseases. Aaron Harries with the Kansas Wheat Commission says while the breakthrough is exciting – it takes time to get... Read More.

UNL research team to study sustainable dairy and beef production

A research team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has received a $5 million USDA grant to study management practices that can help lower methane emissions from livestock. Paul Kononoff, professor of animal science, says his team will research interrelationships among animal genetics, the gut... Read More.

Senate Ag Committee leaders see cutting-edge ag research

Senate Agriculture Committee leaders recently witnessed advancements in ag research. Committee member Amy Klobuchar hosted chair Debbie Stabenow on a tour of the University of Minnesota’s cereal disease lab. “It really matters (to see the research first hand) because I knew, I’d been here once... Read More.

Soybean research supports new uses

Barry McGraw is the founder of Airable Research Lab, which works with commercial companies to find soy-based solutions at no cost. In this Pods for Profits, he tells Brownfield how soybean farmer support helps the lab find new uses for soybeans to solve industrial and... Read More.

Research coalition works to better understand impacts of PFAS

The director of Michigan State University’s Center for PFAS Research says the organization is focusing on solutions for farmers who are impacted by ‘forever chemicals.’ Fisheries and Wildlife professor Cheryl Murphy tells Brownfield there are a lot of unknowns about how PFAS, or per-... Read More.