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The GreenSeeker Handheld

The GreenSeeker Handheld crop sensor is an innovative diagnostic tool that farmers can use to improve their fertilizer use efficiency. Over the last decade, farmers in the Yaqui Valley, Sonora, Mexico, widely adopted the technology. Adoption led...

RTI Press Occasional Paper

Developing climate-smart agriculture policies

There has been growing interest in climate-smart agriculture among many national governments and the international donor community. An array of policies and programs could potentially be considered climate smart, but for the purposes of this...

RTI Press Occasional Paper

Tasty THC

Food products containing cannabis extract (edibles) have emerged as a popular and lucrative facet of the legalized market for both recreational and medicinal cannabis. The many formulations of cannabis extracts used in edibles present a unique...

RTI Press Occasional Paper

Priorities and opportunities in international agriculture

The paper presents an analysis of major trends in the agricultural sector, among a selection of the major development agencies. The paper starts out by noting what, on the basis of the authors’ appreciation of the data, are some of the important...

RTI Press Book

The analytical chemistry of cannabis

Published by Elsevier in partnership with RTI Press, The Analytical Chemistry of Cannabis: Quality Assessment, Assurance, and Regulation of Medicinal Marijuana and Cannabinoid Preparations is the first volume in the Emerging Issues in Analytical...

RTI Press Research Brief

Technological advances to improve food security

Ensuring a stable and healthful food supply for the world’s growing population has become increasingly urgent, particularly in the face of climate change. In spite of expected increases in food production in developing countries, the number of...

RTI Press Research Report

SNAP-Ed can improve nutrition of low-income Americans across life span

Nutrition education in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-Ed) is designed to promote healthy eating behaviors in a low-income target population. In particular, SNAP-Ed programming encourages participants to increase consumption...

RTI Press Research Report

Agricultural service responsiveness in Nepal

In this pilot study, we examined the responsiveness of local government agricultural services in Nepal. In particular, we analyzed the equitability of agricultural service responsiveness with respect to farmers’ gender, ethnic grouping, land size...

RTI Press Methods Report

Synthesized population databases

Because they can spread to humans, infections and diseases in poultry and other livestock populations are of keen interest to public health officials. Officials need to plan for a rapid response, and to do so, they need information about where...

RTI Press Methods Report

Uptake of water disinfection by-products into food

Humans are exposed to water disinfection by-products (DBPs) through direct ingestion of tap water and via inhalation and dermal absorption. Additional exposure from cooking foods in tap water containing DBPs has not been explored. We conducted...