Researchers are looking belowground to address atmospheric carbon, using soils as a tool for climate mitigation.
In recognition of their dedication and commitment, two alums from the College of Agricultural Sciences received distinguished alumni awards from Colorado State University.
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The weeklong celebration brings new and old friends together to honor CSU’s agricultural roots, welcome people to the table, and look ahead to the future.
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Earthworms are important drivers of global food production, contributing to approximately 6.5% of grain yield and 2.3% of legumes produced worldwide each year, according to new work published by Colorado State University scientists in the journal Nature Communications.
The recent study from Colorado State University’s Department of Soil and Crop Sciences found that regenerative practices — including integrating crop and livestock systems — were successful as long-term carbon storage solutions.
More than 1,750 FFA students from around the state competed in the Colorado Career Development Events, hosted at Colorado State University’s Fort Collins campus.
The annual college awards ceremony honors the outstanding achievements of faculty, staff and students and elevates the impact their work has on agriculture.
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The unique crop production contest offers an immersive learning opportunity to demonstrate management strategies.
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On January 17, the College of Agricultural Sciences welcomed Chris Pires as the new department head for Soil and Crop Sciences.
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As water issues in the West endure, Irrigation Innovation Consortium supports industry, university collaborations
For almost five years, the IIC has supported industry-university collaboration to improve irrigation technologies, encourage their adoption and boost effective water management in agricultural and landscape contexts.
Three new projects from the College of Agricultural Sciences will make their home at CSU Spur, Colorado State University’s new public-facing campus at Denver’s National Western Center.
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The College of Agricultural Sciences is funding six research proposals in the areas of agrivoltaics and climate resiliency.
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Sen. Michael Bennet tours ARDEC research stations to learn how agriculture is working on climate change solutions
During Bennet’s visit, CSU faculty highlighted current projects including research into using solar panels in agriculture and the new Soil Carbon Solutions Center.
On Wednesday, April 29, employees and students were celebrated at the annual CAS/AES Awards, held in the Bernie Rollin Knowledge Well in the new Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building.
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A Colorado State University study suggests that adding legumes to crop rotations can help rebuild healthy soils.
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The team is developing materials that function as chemical sorbents, similar to sponges, for the precise removal and recovery of certain nutrients from municipal and agricultural wastewater.
Support from Indigo Ag moves decades of CSU soil carbon research and innovation into the next phase.
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The project, announced at the National Grazing Lands Coalition meeting Dec. 7, will help uncover how farmers’ and ranchers’ grazing management decisions impact soil health.
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Over the last several months, a CSU research team has teamed with Woodwell Climate Research Center on a Colorado-based project aimed at helping managers of rangelands, which cover large areas of both public and private lands, understand and monitor the delicate carbon balances across their grazed landscapes.
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In a new paper, CSU Assistant Professor Nathan Mueller examines how U.S. dairy operations may be impacted by extreme weather conditions.
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With a background in ecology, climate change research and soil carbon science, CSU Soil Carbon Solutions Center’s Executive Director Jane Zelikova has approached the problem of climate change in a multitude of ways — from research and policy to filmmaking.
Upending long-held theories, CSU researchers offer new insights into the role of polyphenols in the soil microbiome.
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CSU is a founding partner in a $110 million U.S. Department of Energy research network, the National Alliance for Water Innovation, focused on treatment and reuse technologies for wastewater, seawater and other untapped sources.
From the time he was growing up in Longmont, Colorado, Forrest Wold-McGimsey was drawn to Colorado State University’s renowned plant breeding and genomics program.
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Thomas Borch and Dawn Thilmany have been recognized for their excellence in teaching, research, and engagement, and for demonstrating a significant impact on their respective fields.
Last fall, the CoAXium Wheat Production System became commercially available to farmers in Colorado, where more than 2 million acres of wheat grows across the eastern plains.
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