Soil Nutrition

Globally recognized ag leader to become first North Carolina PSI director

Adrian Percy, one of the world’s top leaders in the agriculture field, is set to become the first executive director of the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative, a world-class research and innovation effort that is... more »

Two weeks left to sample tissues and soils for Wisconsin cranberries

It’s that time again – when our dynamic, responsive cranberry plants are finally doing the same thing for an entire month. Throughout the Wisconsin growing season, cranberries are moving nutrients and carbohydrates throughout the plant... more »

Research aims to understand how plant roots adapt to rocky soils

Hidden under our feet lies an entire unseen world. The soil teems with life. Microbes, small animals and fungi all call the darkness home. And so do plants. At least the half of them that we know... more »

Corteva expands its Carbon Initiative for 2022 crop year

Corteva Inc. announced Aug. 26 the expansion of its Carbon Initiative for the 2022 crop year, supported by a strategic collaboration with Indigo Ag. Corteva's program continues to provide a simple path for farmers to maximize... more »

Creating valid and transparent carbon markets examined

You may have heard the term “carbon sequestration.” In its basic terms, it refers to keeping and returning carbon to the soil. Since carbon is an element, how and why should this be done? One... more »

VGRID Energy’s Bioservers aim to help with drought solutions in California

To help with ongoing drought issues across California, VGRID Energy Systems is launching its M100 Bioservers and biochar to be part of the solution. California wildfires are rapidly growing – and The California Department of Forestry... more »

Sascha Welz joins MyLand as chief operating officer

MyLand, a soil health company, announced Aug. 10 that Sascha Welz has joined the company as chief operating Officer. Welz will oversee the engineering and system design, innovation, algae production, Ag Science, manufacturing, and remote... more »

‘Building Soils for Better Crops’ focuses on soil health fundamentals

Now more than ever, it is abundantly clear that healthy soils play an essential role in productive agricultural systems. Soils are foundational to the food we eat and fundamental to life on earth. Focusing on... more »

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Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) July 2024 issue.

Talking tech: New app innovations aid growers

Smart tech wipes out pests: The latest trends in spraying automation

New Geneva rootstocks to help apple growers with size, yield, disease

Georgia peach success: Pearson Farm’s six generations find orchard happiness

FIRA preview: Tree fruit tech options abound at ag robotics conference

Fresh Views: Grapevine disease management tackled

Farm Market & Agritourism: Insights from the 2023 farm markets survey

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