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Using Satellites, Researchers Pinpoint Chicago's Urban Gardens: Scientific American

Using Satellites, Researchers Pinpoint Chicago's Urban Gardens: Scientific American | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
Chicago produces more of its own food thanks to an abundance of backyard gardens
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CALS 2012 Soybean & Tillage Field Day, Sept. 5, 2012

Soybean & Tillage Field Day, Upper Piedmont Research Station, Reidsville, NC, Sept. 5, 2012

 

Please RSVP & Join us! Everyone is welcome to register, visit the station, and hear about new CALS research in soybean and tillage methods.

 

Highlights: Soybean production information; long-term tillage trials
including yield, soil compaction, controlled traffic; soil organic matter;
insect pest management; erosion measurements using ground-based
lidar; remote sensing technologies for soil and crop management.
3 hours CCA (2 SW, 0.5 PM, 0.5 CM), 0.5 hours pesticide credits available

 

See the link above for more information & a map.

 

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How Google Earth Revealed Chicago's Hidden Farms : NPR

How Google Earth Revealed Chicago's Hidden Farms : NPR | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it
When scientists scoured lists of the city's community gardens, they discovered they didn't tell the whole story of where food was being grown.
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