Stahlman, Phillip W.

Herbicide-resistant Weeds Threaten Soil Conservation Gains: Finding a Balance for Soil and Farm Sustainability
Category: Stahlman, Phillip W.
May, 2013

Herbicides were developed during the twentieth century to be used with conventional tillage for weed control. Conservation (or minimum) tillage subsequently evolved, which enabled less soil damage when used with herbicides.

Las malezas resistentes al herbicida son una amenaza para los avances logrados en la conservación del suelo: Cómo encontrar un equilibrio para la sustentabilidad del suelo y los predios agrícolas
Category: Stahlman, Phillip W.
February, 2013

Los herbicidas se desarrollaron durante el siglo XX para su uso con la labranza convencional con el fin de controlar malezas. Posteriormente, evolucionó la labranza de conservación (mínima), que permitió menor daño al suelo cuando se utilizaba con herbicidas.

Investing in a Better Future through Public Agricultural Research
Category: Stahlman, Phillip W.
March, 2011

Everyone is concerned with return on investment, and agricultural research continues to be an example of the positive impact well-placed funding can have. Agriculture is a key to the nation’s economy, and research not only boosts that industry, it also promotes solutions for many of the country’s pressing problems in the areas of health, energy, environment, rural development, trade, and food safety.

The Endangered Species Act: Interfacing with Agricultural and Natural Ecosystems
Category: Stahlman, Phillip W.
October, 2009

This Commentary explores the interaction between the regulatory policy of the Endangered Species Act, public perception, and science in relation to the interpretation of risk to endangered species from various “stressors” associated with agricultural practices.