Crop Management

Research aims to understand how plant roots adapt to rocky soils

Hidden under our feet lies an entire unseen world. The soil teems with life. Microbes, small animals and fungi all call the darkness home. And so do plants. At least the half of them that we know... more »

Study takes ‘seasonal pulse’ of plant productivity

Getting a fix on the timing of seasonal plant events like fruiting or leaf senescence could get easier to do, thanks to time-series images captured by PhenoCams – tower-mounted digital cameras operated by scientists participating... more »

Corteva expands its Carbon Initiative for 2022 crop year

Corteva Inc. announced Aug. 26 the expansion of its Carbon Initiative for the 2022 crop year, supported by a strategic collaboration with Indigo Ag. Corteva's program continues to provide a simple path for farmers to maximize... more »

BioSafe Systems boosts Southeast presence with technical representative

Devin McCaffrey has joined the BioSafe Systems’ team as a new technical sales Representative for the Horticulture Division. McCaffrey  is in the Raleigh, North Carolina area, and will serve the surrounding regional states including North... more »

Creating valid and transparent carbon markets examined

You may have heard the term “carbon sequestration.” In its basic terms, it refers to keeping and returning carbon to the soil. Since carbon is an element, how and why should this be done? One... more »

VGRID Energy’s Bioservers aim to help with drought solutions in California

To help with ongoing drought issues across California, VGRID Energy Systems is launching its M100 Bioservers and biochar to be part of the solution. California wildfires are rapidly growing – and The California Department of Forestry... more »

The power of high tunnel specialty crop growing examined

High tunnels, sometimes called hoop houses, offer northern New York market growers an easy way to extend our limited growing season by two or three months. Sometimes more. Farmers can grow early and/or late crops... more »

Sascha Welz joins MyLand as chief operating officer

MyLand, a soil health company, announced Aug. 10 that Sascha Welz has joined the company as chief operating Officer. Welz will oversee the engineering and system design, innovation, algae production, Ag Science, manufacturing, and remote... more »

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