Soil Nutrition

Locus Agriculture expands biologicals line

Locus Agriculture has expanded its biological line. The move comes as rising prices and fertilizer availability threaten crop productivity and profitability, U.S. farmers are turning to new biologicals. Biologicals can significantly boost return on investment... more »

Registration opens for Michigan Perennial Farm Ecosystem conference

The second annual Perennial Farm Ecosystem Conference hosted by northern Michigan's Leelanau Conservation District plans to educate growers about a systems approach to growing perennial crops. At the... more »

New homogeneous granular fertilizer released by Timac Agro

A new homogeneous granular fertilizer released by Timac Agro is designed to improves crop performance, profitability and sustainability. From crop nutrition manufacturer Timac Agro USA and Rainbow Plant Food, BLUE is an ammoniated, homogeneous granular... more »

Syngenta moves biologicals businesses to Syngenta Biologicals

To advance crop protection solutions for plant and soil health and to foster sustainability, Syngenta is moving its biologicals businesses under the Syngenta Biologicals umbrella. Syngenta Biologicals brings together Valagro, a pioneer in biostimulants and... more »

Crop nutrition provider Lucent Bio gains patent approval for fertilizer system

Crop nutrition provider Lucent Bio has received patent approval for a new biodegradable nutrient delivery technology that enables sustainable agriculture practices. Using water-insoluble biopolymers, the patented technology (US Patent No. 11,691,928) fundamentally reimagines the delivery... more »

Healthy soils program funding offered by CDFA

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced the availability of approximately $4 million dollars of grant funding for its Healthy Soils Demonstration Program. Program information The program funds projects that showcase California farmers... more »

California diesel phaseout worries compost dealers

Daniel Pacheco, owner-operator of Lucky Diamond Trucking in Sonoma County, recently picked up a 24-ton order from Cold Creek Compost in Ukiah and hauled it two hours through Mendocino, Lake and Yolo counties before dumping... more »

Fertilizer improvement fellowship names winners

Winners have been announced for a fellowship that helps agronomic scientists create new more effective fertilizers for growers. The Disruptive Fertilizer Technology Fellowship is designed to provide early career scientists with opportunities to advance research... more »

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