Plant Nutrition

Zaifnejad new senior director of field research and technical services

Bio Huma Netics Inc. (BHN), has hired Mojtaba Zaifnejad, Ph.D., to be senior director of field research and technical services. In this position he will oversee the company’s agricultural product-use research and field trials for its... more »

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 »

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 »

Biostimulants industry comments on plant regulator rulemaking

Agriculture industry leaders recently gave the U.S. EPA an earful in a formal comment period that recently ended as it considers heavier regulation of the biostimulants industry. The agency collected comments on a draft document,... more »

Dairy Doo event to demonstrate composting techniques

Morgan Composting in Sears, MI will host an educational event Saturday, August 3. Two tracks will be offered – one for homeowners and one for those involved in small or large farms. This event is... more »

Nitrogen boosts late-summer cover crops

Cover crops can play an important role in promoting the health and fertility of agricultural soils. In addition to adding organic matter, cover crops have the potential to provide a number of services that can... more »


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