It's been a challenging year for Tennessee agriculture, with hot, dry weather coming at a time when crops needed better growing conditions.
UT AgResearchers applied herbicides to experimental sweet corn to keep weeds away. But something unexpected happened -- they boosted the nutritional value of the corn.
Moisture dependent thermal properties of peanut pods, kernels, and shells.
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