Variety Development – Fighting Illini Edition

Illinois: Home to the Oldest Experimental Research Plots in the Americas The “I” states are indispensable to American agriculture. Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana have some of the most productive soils on the planet. The states

Abundance and Availability

It is easy to rag on 2020. The year gave us a global pandemic; wildfires that ravaged Australia and the U.S. west coast; an enormous ammonium nitrate fertilizer stockpile explosion that leveled Beirut; nationwide civil

Variety Development – Oklahoma State Cowboys Edition

An Agricultural Leader, the Sooner State is More than Livestock Oklahoma is the next stop on our tour of U.S. land-grant universities (LGUs). It is nicknamed the Sooner State after the settlers who literally jumped

Variety Development – Cougars Edition

Washington State University, Home of the Cosmic Crisp With the exception of California, the state of Washington has perhaps the most diverse agricultural economy in the United States. The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA)

Variety Development – Bison Edition

Nearly 90 Percent of North Dakota Land is in Agriculture As of yesterday, North Dakota has been a state for 131 years. It was admitted in 1889 on the same day as South Dakota. To

Variety Development – Beavers Edition

Breeding Programs for Specialty and Field Crops You cannot get farther west in the continental United States than Oregon, yet it has been a state for longer than all of its western neighbors except California.

Potato Field Day Goes Virtual

Medius.Re Makes Remote Variety Evaluation Possible Covid-19 has changed the way business is done across the globe, and it is no different when it comes to agricultural research. In a previous post, we highlighted how

Variety Development – Clemson Tigers Edition

Clemson University, Not Just Football You would be justified if you instantly think of football when you hear the words “Clemson University.” After all, they have been in the top tier of college football for

Field Corn Added to Medius.Re Portfolio

Medius Ag, LLC Expands Partnership with North Carolina Extension Service On October 1, field corn data for the North Carolina Official Variety Testing (NCOVT) program was made available on Medius Ag’s .Re online agricultural data

Variety Development – Wolfpack Edition

North Carolina State University Boasts One of the Most Robust Plant Breeding Programs in the Nation We provided some background on the history and creation of the land-grant university (LGU) system in an earlier post.