Soil Nutrition

RIT faculty using smartphones, AI to help assess crop roots

A Rochester Institute of Technology faculty member is creating new artificial intelligence systems that could empower agricultural researchers, breeders, nurseries and other users to analyze the roots of their crops with the power of their... more »

Biological options to help soil health pursued jointly by Mosaic, Agbiome

The Mosaic Co., a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients and AgBiome, a developer of agricultural products from diverse microbial communities,  announced March 23 a strategic collaboration, aiming to discover, develop... more »

New soil conditioner, liquid fertilizers introduced by Timac Agro USA

Timac Agro USA, a biotechnology company providing 60 years of global research and development in plant extract technology, specialized granular fertilizer, and liquid and dry plant nutrition has introduced a new ganular OMRI-listed organic soil... more »

Carbon farming payments possible with soil-building

Growers building their soils and boosting yields may consider a side gig in carbon farming. The idea of carbon farming has been floated for years as a way to reclaim carbon emissions in the atmosphere.... more »

California ‘Cover Crops in Orchards Field Day’ set for March 8

University of California Cooperative Extension/University of California, Davis Plant Sciences Virtual Field Day "Cover Crops in Orchards" will be held March 8. This “virtual tour” is the outcome of a three-year research project sponsored by... more »

Azotic North America hires John Squire as lead agronomist

Raleigh, North Carolina-based Azotic North America has added John Squire to lead its agronomic programs in the United States and Canada. Squire brings decades of experience and deep expertise in crop science to helping farmers... more »

Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance joined by Produce Marketing Association

Produce Marketing Association has joined the steering committee for the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance, a coalition focused on defining and promoting shared climate policy priorities. According to a news release, the Food and Agriculture... more »

CDFA secretary, staff to participate in California Small Farm Conference

The 33rd  annual California Small Farm Conference will feature California Department of Food & Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross and agency staff during its series of educational webinars, videos and online forums Feb. 22-28. According to... more »

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