Plant Nutrition

Advances in plant breeding could come from UC Davis findings

A simple roadside weed may hold the key to understanding and predicting DNA mutation, according to new research from University of California, Davis, and the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Germany. The findings,... more »

Brandt acquires majority interest in North Dakota-based Talc USA

Brandt, an agriculture retailer and manufacturer of specialty ag products, has acquired a majority interest in Talc USA. Based in Page, North Dakota, Talc USA develops, manufactures and markets talc-based and related AG products that increase... more »

Timac Agro USA acquires Rainbow Plant Food

Timac Agro USA, a global specialist in innovation for high-efficiency plant nutrition, announced it has completed the acquisition of Rainbow Plant Food, based in Americus ,Georgia, from Nutrien Ltd. This strategic acquisition will allow Timac... more »

Anuvia Plant Nutrients wins Next Big Things in Tech Award

Anuvia Plant Nutrients Anuvia Plant Nutrients has been recognized by Fast Company as one of the world's Next Big Things in Tech. The inaugural award program is the magazine's first to focus entirely on technological... more »

Sym-Agro’s Eckosil Shield manages heat and abiotic stress, cuts sunburn

Sym-Agro announced Nov. 18 the introduction of Eckosil Shield, a new OMRI listed silicon-based stress mitigation solution for organic farming and conventional agriculture. Eckosil is based on soluble orthosilicate technology which quickly absorbs into treated... more »

Sym-Agro and Asfertglobal announce exclusive distributorship

Sym-Agro has announced an exclusive distribution agreement with Asfertglobal, a producer of biostimulants, biocontrol solutions and crop stress management. This agreement allows Sym-Agro the sole rights to sell Asfertglobal’s line of high-quality zero-residue products in... more »

Washington State University releases roadmap for Soil Health Initiative

A 124-page "roadmap that outlines current challenges and pathways to help maintain healthy soils as an agricultural and environmental resource has been released. Washington Soil Health Initiative, recently funded with a $2.1 million annual allocation... more »

CDFA awards $4.14M for research to improve nutrient management

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Fertilizer Research and Education Program is announced on Oct. 25 $4.14 million in grant funding to agricultural organizations and universities. The funding includes $3 million for the University... more »

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