Soil Nutrition

Applications open for Colorado Soil Health Advisory Committee

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for volunteers to serve on its Soil Health Program Advisory Committee to advise the Department and the Commissioner on matters regarding the newly formed Soil Health Program.... 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 »

Registration opens for California Nutrient Management Conference

Registration is now open for the 29th annual Nutrient Management Conference, hosted by the California Department of Food and Agriculture Fertilizer Research and Education Program and Western Plant Health. This year’s FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Conference... more »

Pact for soil health research initiative signed by Valent, Kansas State University

Valent BioSciences LLC and Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, announced on Sept. 23 a formal long-term agreement to advance critical research in the areas of soil health and carbon smart farming. Kansas State University Distinguished... more »

Florida scientists to work on NSF center to advance phosphorus sustainability

Two University of Florida scientists have joined a national research effort to promote phosphorus sustainability across the United States. Together they will work under the funding auspices of the National Science Foundation-Science and Technology Center... more »

PMA soil health webinar Sept. 23: What you need to know

Soil health is on everyone’s mind. You can learn the latest at the Produce Marketing Association's Soil Health webinar on Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. Eastern, 11 a.m. Pacific. Hear about the latest soil research,... more »

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May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

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Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

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