Soil Nutrition

Larger laboratories, expanded R&D team set by BioConsortia

BioConsortia, a microbial solutions company that improves plant phenotypes and increase crop yields with reduced chemical and fertilizer inputs, is announcing an expansion of its R&D laboratories and team with a new, state-of-the-art facility in... more »

Efficiency of nitrogen fertilization in California agriculture focus of CDFA grants

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) announced Jan. 26 $2.18 million in grant funds are being awarded to agricultural organizations and universities. The awards are as a... more »

Heliae Agriculture adds new seed treatment product to portfolio

Heliae Agriculture is strengthening its product portfolio with the introduction of PhycoTerra ST, a new seed treatment formulation specifically designed to supercharge the seed microbiome, improving the ability for soil to provide necessary water and... more »

DS Smith partners with Wakefield Biochar to use mill waste as soil replenishment

Farmers and agriculture markets stand to get tons of soil additives converted from wood waste once headed to landfills, thanks to a partnership between sustainable packaging leader DS Smith and premium soil producer Wakefield Biochar.... more »

Heliae Agriculture, Rizobacter deliver soil and crop nutrition technologies 

Heliae Agriculture announced Jan. 19 a new strategic collaboration with Rizobacter, a subsidiary of Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp., a global leader in sustainable solutions for agriculture. Through this collaboration, Heliae Agriculture will integrate Rizobacter’s world... more »

Fertilizer Research and Education Program proposals sought in California

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is now accepting proposals for the 2021 grant cycle. FREP’s competitive grant program funds research that advances fertilization practices and minimizes... more »

Soil health webinar series from WSU set for Jan. 11-14

Learn about soil health testing, carbon cycling, cover cropping in arid climates, soil health for pathogen and pest suppression, stress and mental health for farm workers, and much more during the Washington State University (WSU)... more »

Fertilizer associations absorb the International Plant Nutrition Institute

The members and the Board of Directors of the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) voted Dec. 14 to undertake a major organizational restructure which will include the transfer of key scientific assets and programs to... more »

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FGN February 2021

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Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

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