Plant Nutrition

It’s time to evaluate the nutritional status of fruit trees

Unlike agronomic or most vegetable crops, orchards are perennials. Therefore, they can potentially take up soil-applied/supplied nutrients at any time of the year if conditions are favorable. Collecting leaf tissue for determining deficient or excessive... more »

Michigan State University researcher gets $9.8M to study low-moisture food safety

Low-moisture foods, like cereals and flour, dried fruit and nuts, have been recalled repeatedly in the last few years, posing health risks to consumers and economic threats to businesses. Bradley Marks, professor and chair of... more »

Agricultural Solutions LLC has new ownership

Plant City, Florida-based Agricultural Solutions LLC, an agribusiness that develops sustainable innovations to improve agriculture through the enhancement of plant and soil microbiomes, announced June 1 that it has ended its financial partnership with Intergro... more »

Scientists peg plant protein’s role in cellular architecture, drought survival

A team of Washington State University scientists discovered how a little-understood plant protein guides development of tiny cellular structures that regulate the flow of sap from roots to shoots, revealing a potential way to help... more »

Wilbur-Ellis Co. launches two new potassium fertilizer technologies

Wilbur-Ellis announced May 14 the launch of two new potassium fertilizer technologies, Till-It Kompound  and Foli-Gro Kilo. These highly soluble, carbon-based potassium fertilizers drive bio-activation in soil or as a foliar-applied product.Foli-Gro Kilo is a... more »

Heliae Agriculture positions regional sales manager in Kentucky

Gilbert, Arizona-based Heliae Agriculture continues to expand as it builds its efforts on promoting regenerative agriculture and soil health to the Delmarva, Kentucky and Carolina regions. Chris Templeton will work with distributors to implement the... more »

Helm Agro US Hires Brock Waggoner as Midwest sales agronomist

Helm Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Brock Waggoner as sales agronomist for the Midwest region. Primary responsibilities in... more »

N95 masks donated by Herbruck’s Poultry Farm in Michigan

Herbruck's Poultry Ranch Inc. of Saranac, Michigan, is donating masks during the coronavirus pandemic. The company made the following posting on its Facebook page. "Our front-line medical workers are putting their lives on the line... more »


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