Plant Nutrition

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 »

Novozymes, Anuvia Plant Nutrients bring bio-based nutrients to commercial ag

Novozymes, a biological solutions company, and Anuvia Plant Nutrients,  a plant nutrient firm, announced Oct. 6 that they have joined forces to develop a range of combined biotechnologies that will reduce the need for synthetic... more »

Western Lake Erie Basin farmers can get phosphorus reduction funds

Farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin – including parts of Ohio, Michigan and Indiana – can earn money through a phosphorus load reduction pilot program. The “Phosphorus Load-Reduction Stimulation Program” (PLUS-UP) program, coordinated by... more »

Ceres Imaging secures $23M in funding to fuel development of AI in agriculture

Ceres Imaging, a precision farming provider that uses aerial imagery and data analytics to help growers improve their farming practices, announced Sept. 29 that it has raised $23 million in Series C funding with investments... more »

Research offers look at value of Plant Response biologicals

Plant Response Inc. announces new data demonstrating corn growers can realize economic returns prior to harvest and specialty growers can protect plants from abiotic stress. The scrutiny of product performance in-season is increasing with biologicals... more »

Registration opens for California Nutrient Management Conference

Registration is now open for the 29th annual Nutrient Management Conference, hosted by the California Department of Food and Agriculture Fertilizer Research and Education Program and Western Plant Health. This year’s FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Conference... more »

Pact for soil health research initiative signed by Valent, Kansas State University

Valent BioSciences LLC and Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, announced on Sept. 23 a formal long-term agreement to advance critical research in the areas of soil health and carbon smart farming. Kansas State University Distinguished... more »

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Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

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