Soil Nutrition

Pinnacle’s Phil Foster committed to soil management

Call him a grounded grower. Phil Foster is committed – not only to his customers and employees, and not only to his business’s success. He’s committed to the ground itself. Although most organic growers would... more »

Heliae Agriculture welcomes new regional sales managers 

Heliae Agriculture has announced the addition of Julia Engler and Porter Phelps as Regional Sales Managers to oversee two new U.S. territories. In their new roles, Engler and Phelps will work closely with distributors and... more »

Chemical Dynamics adds Bob Pound to handle Eastern sales and support

Long-time crop nutrient consultant Bob Pound joins Chemical Dynamics as sales representative for the Eastern region of the United States to support its line of plant micronutrients and foliar fertilizers. Pound is an agronomist and... more »

WSU webinar: How do We Measure and Manage Soil Health for Productive Orchards?

Washington State University's Tree Fruit Extension has scheduled a webinar, "How do We Measure and Manage Soil Health for Productive Orchards? It will be held Nov. 4 or 5 (your choice of dates) at 9... more »

Johann Buck bolsters BioAg’s technical resources for fruit and vegetable markets

BioAg has expanded its team with the addition of Johann Buck as Director of Technical Services and Innovation. “Johann has the vision to see business opportunities and the technical acumen to guide those opportunities from... more »

Detect and avoid nematode problems in your fruit planting

Plant-parasitic nematodes are microscopic round worms that live in the soil and feed on plant roots or foliage. Nematode feeding can cause a reduction in root volume and mass but above-ground symptoms such as stunting,... more »

Annual nutrient management conference in California goes to virtual format

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) and the Western Plant Health Association (WPHA) announce registration is now open for their 28th annual nutrient management conference Oct. 28-29.... more »

UC Cooperative Extension and Colusa RCD launch ‘Soil Health Connection’

University of California Cooperative Extension and the Colusa County Resource Conservation District announce the launch of the Soil Health Connection, an informative outreach YouTube channel. The channel hosts virtual discussions and interviews with leading soil science researchers and farmers... more »

Current Issue

FGN February 2021

Florida breeding seeks regionally-adapted peach rootstocks

Sweet cherry evolution a decades-long journey

Growers’ group builds own research facility

Low-tech strategies for fighting frost shouldn’t be ignored

Southeast growers turning to soil moisture sensors

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Biden appointees face task of working with ag sector

Notes from the Farm column: Assess equipment to make farm operate better

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