[Apr. 15, 2016] Learning takes flight in South Plantation High drone class

Web link to article:  http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-broward-drone-class-20160414-story.html In one classroom at South Plantation High, students fly through the last period of the day. Literally. Gripping controllers, they send drones careening around poles, gliding through hoops and hovering over boxes. “It’s… Read More

[Mar. 21, 2016] Wild relatives of key crops not protected in gene bank, study finds

Wild relatives of key crops not protected in gene bank, study finds Web link to article: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/03/wild-relatives-key-crops-not-protected-gene-banks-study-finds The wild, sometimes scraggly cousins of grains and vegetables have a role to play in food security, but urgent action is needed… Read More

[March 9th, 2016] Modern corn hybrids more resilient to nitrogen stress, crowded planting conditions

Modern corn hybrids more resilient to nitrogen stress, crowded planting conditions Web link to article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/03/160309182807.htm “N is a big pollutant of water and with increasing demand on clean water sources, the use of excess N fertilizers is… Read More