soil nutrition

Smart soil sensor technology launched

Teralytic, a manufacturer of wireless soil sensors has implemented  Semtech LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) in its wireless sensor to detect nitrogen, phosphate and potassium (NPK) levels in soil to help farmers... more »

UBC researchers: Vineyards adversely affect soil quality

Biologists from UBC’s (University of British Columbia) Okanagan campus are digging under vineyards to see if the Okanagan’s grape industry is affecting soil quality. The team of researchers spent the better part of three years... more »

Simulation models enhance global crop management strategies

Growing up in Uruguay — a country with four cows per every person — Virginia Pravia was immersed in the agriculture industry at an early age. During summers and holidays, Pravia watched as her family... more »

Use pH meter to check soil acidity

Decreasing soil pH, also called soil acidification, is a growing concern in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. Researchers and farmers have found soil pH values below 5.0 (more acidic) throughout the Palouse region. Acid soil... more »

Soil management practices impact strawberry production

Researchers have seen mixed results in the first two years of trials studying the impact of soil management practices on strawberry production. Amanda McWhirt, horticulture science graduate research assistant at North Carolina State University, presented... more »

Wilbur-Ellis announces new microbial products

Wilbur-Ellis recently announced the launch of its NUTRIO line of microbial products. The new line of biochemistry products aids in soil nutrition, aiming to improve plant health and yield potential, said a company press release.... more »


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