Crop Management

Paul Schickler joins plant science company ZeaKal

San Diego, California-based ZeaKal, a plant traits innovator focused on improving crop efficiency, is aggressively expanding to meet the global demand for more sustainable agriculture. Building on recent collaborations with Canopy Rivers Inc. (TSXV: RIV, OTC:... more »

Free soil health symposiums planned for Michigan, Ontario

Free soil health symposiums for growers, retailers and agronomists later this month will be hosted by A&L Canada Laboratories. The afternoon events will be held twice – in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Sept. 25, and in London, Ontario,... more »

California schedules fertilizer conference, farm tour

A fertilizer research conference is planned by the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) and the Western Plant Health Association (WPHA) for late October, according to a press... more »

Microbial-based formulations launched by Intergro

Agricultural Solutions, a subsidiary of Intergro, has launched a new portfolio of products. Registrations are being obtained in the U.S. for patent-pending microbial-based formulations that help improve soil and plant health, as well as stress... more »

Cornell’s Michael Rosato studies soil’s sulfur content

Michael Rosato is a graduate student studying under the guidance of Steve Reiners, professor and chair of the horticulture section of the School of Integrative Plant Science. What drew you to the program with Steve Reiners?... more »

Morgan Composting thrives in soil health market

A growing compost business in Michigan sees its role as helping farmers grow more high-value fruit and vegetable crops. Morgan Composting’s headquarters sits on top of a hill in remote Sears, Michigan, where the family... more »

Yield, revenue may trigger disaster assistance, insurance claims

This spring’s constant rain events forced growers to make tough choices. With limited planting windows, each farm had to make a set of choices about what to plant, and on every farm different decisions were... more »

Mucci Farms acquires Orangeline Farms, plans expansion

Mucci Farms has acquired controlling interest of Leamington, Ontario based Orangeline Farms, including its existing greenhouse and warehouse facilities, and additional land with plans for expansion. Subsequently, the company also announced additional expansion plans in Canada and the United... more »


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