Fixen, Paul E.

Enabling Open-source Data Networks in Public Agricultural Research
Category: Fixen, Paul E.
May, 2019

This commentary documents the need for and anticipated benefits of developing data-sharing standards, incentivizing researchers to share data, and building a data-sharing infrastructure within agricultural research.

Alimentos, combustible y uso de fitonutrientes en el futuro (QC)
Category: Fixen, Paul E.
November, 2013

This one-page Ag quickCAST contains excerpted material from its companion CAST document (IP 51), Food, Fuel, and Plant Nutrient Use in the Future.

Food, Fuel, and Plant Nutrient Use in the Future
Category: Fixen, Paul E.
March, 2013

Future food, fiber, and fuel demands will not be met by expanding cropland area; continued advances in nutrient use efficiency will moderate increased nutrient demand. With a growing population, dwindling arable land, and an increased demand for biofuels, the world cannot count on an expansion of harvested area to fill the demands of the world’s growing population.

Relevance of Soil Testing to Agriculture and the Environment
Category: Fixen, Paul E.
June, 2000

This issue paper helps pinpoint factors that need to be considered as farmers and others use soil tests as a guide to protecting the environment while producing economical food.