Plant Nutrition

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 »

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 »

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