Researchers receive $7 million grant to develop deeper crop roots
January 17, 2017
The interdisciplinary team, led by Jonathan Lynch, distinguished professor of plant nutrition along with other members of the research team include Kathleen Brown, professor of plant stress biology, David Hadka, research and development engineer, and Paul Heinemann, professor and head of agricultural and biological engineering, Penn State; Shawn Kaeppler and Natalia De Leon Gatti, University of Wisconsin; Alexander Bucksch, University of Georgia; and Malcolm Bennett, Sacha Mooney and Tony Pridmore, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.
New tool helps consumers measure their emerging contaminant footprint
December 2, 2016
Heather Gall, assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering, led the creation of an emerging contaminants footprint calculator, which is a downloadable spreadsheet consumers can use to document the types of products they have in their homes and calculate the potential water-quality impacts of those chemicals.