Soil Nutrition

Midwest Cover Crops Conference goes virtual Feb. 23-25

“Finding Common Ground in Cover Crops” is the theme of the 2021 Midwest Cover Crops Council Conference. The virtual conference, Feb. 23-25, kicks off with updates from cover crop specialists in the council’s 12 Midwestern... more »

Pennsylvania farmers face deadline for $13M in tax credits for water, sustainability

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding reminds farmers to apply by March 1 for $13 million in tax credits for measures to improve soil and water quality. Tax credits are... more »

Virginia farm conservation practices survey to highlight farmer efforts

Farm operators in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay watershed region now have the opportunity to highlight contributions to conserve soil and improve water quality. During the development of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), farmers noted... more »

Biome Makers debuts as a soil health company

West Sacramento, California-based Biome Makers, a soil health innovator, invites farmers/growers, agronomists, manufacturers and research institutions to explore how the company’s technology is enabling global, sustainable farming. According to a news release, the proprietary technology... more »

Larger laboratories, expanded R&D team set by BioConsortia

BioConsortia, a microbial solutions company that improves plant phenotypes and increase crop yields with reduced chemical and fertilizer inputs, is announcing an expansion of its R&D laboratories and team with a new, state-of-the-art facility in... more »

Efficiency of nitrogen fertilization in California agriculture focus of CDFA grants

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) announced Jan. 26 $2.18 million in grant funds are being awarded to agricultural organizations and universities. The awards are as a... more »

Heliae Agriculture adds new seed treatment product to portfolio

Heliae Agriculture is strengthening its product portfolio with the introduction of PhycoTerra ST, a new seed treatment formulation specifically designed to supercharge the seed microbiome, improving the ability for soil to provide necessary water and... more »

DS Smith partners with Wakefield Biochar to use mill waste as soil replenishment

Farmers and agriculture markets stand to get tons of soil additives converted from wood waste once headed to landfills, thanks to a partnership between sustainable packaging leader DS Smith and premium soil producer Wakefield Biochar.... more »

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