K-State Researchers Receive Recognition for Study Using Mustard Seed

April 5, 2019 – Kansas State University researchers have received national recognition for a study showing that planting a mustard cover crop helps to improve soil health and, ultimately, boosts soybean yields. Their work, funded by the Kansas Soybean Commission, has been recognized by the Supporters of Agricultural Research, a nonpartisan coalition that helps to increase federal investment in agriculture. SoAR featured the K‑State study in the report, Retaking the Field: Science Breakthroughs for Thriving Farms and a Healthier Nation, published March 27 and highlighting several pioneering research projects in the United States. Read more.