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Welcome to the web home for Field, Lab, Earth, the podcast from the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. The podcast all about past and present advances in agronomic, crop, soil, and environmental sciences, our show features timely interviews with our authors about research in these fields.

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Mar 17, 2023

Episode Title: Humor in the Classroom with Dr. Andrés Varhola

Show notes:

“His lectures were like watching a show on Netflix”: A success story of laugh tracks in prerecorded undergraduate lessons” with Dr. Andrés Varhola.

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, teachers had to rapidly adapt to new, fully online...

Dec 16, 2022

“How do pinching and plant density affect industrial hemp produced for cannabinoids in open field conditions?” with Dr. Josh Freeman.

Industrial hemp has only recently been re-introduced in American production systems. Therefore, there’s a lot to learn about how to best produce this versatile crop in American...

Nov 18, 2022

“Greenhouse gas mitigation strategies and opportunities for agriculture” with Dr. Hoyoung Kwon

Agriculture and food systems can be strong contributors to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and, in turn, climate change. However, in the midst of this reality, there are also abundant opportunities to improve our systems,...

Jun 17, 2022

“Redesigning traditional weed management practices in faba bean fields to optimize food-feed production in the smallholder system” with Peter Thorne.

Researchers work hard to develop best practices and recommendations for farmers. However, cultural practices may affect how farmers do or are able to implement these...

Apr 15, 2022

“Urban food forests in the American Southwest” with Dr. James Allen.

Food forests are multi-level polycultures where fruit and nut trees, vegetables, shade trees, mushrooms, aquatic plants, and more can all exist in the same urban or rural space. They’re known to have many benefits, both environmentally and...