Plant Nutrition

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 »

Jerry Stoller, founder of Stoller Enterprises, dies at age 84

Stoller Enterprises founder Jerry H. Stoller died on June 19, 2019. He was 84. “All of us are mourning the passing of our company’s founder, Jerry Stoller. Jerry will be remembered as an entrepreneur and... more »

OMEX Agrifluids adds sales reps to handle eastern US, Great Lakes regions

OMEX Agrifluids, a worldwide producer of liquid crop production inputs, has added two new members to its eastern U.S. sales team. Rock Klenk is the territory manager for the... more »

Guidance for plant regulators, biostimulants comments sought

EPA is releasing for public comment Draft Guidance for Plant Regulators, Including Plant Biostimulants.(2 pp, 230 K, About PDF) In recognition of the growing categories of products generally known as plant biostimulants, this draft document gives guidance... more »

Potash companies expect $117M more in taxes

Potash production firms expect a $177 million increase in the taxes they will pay to the Saskatchewan provincial government. Potash is a common fertilizer used in specialty crop agriculture to enrich the soil with potassium.... more »

Carrot nitrate content could soar in late season

That last nitrogen fertilizer application before carrot harvest is thought to benefit yield, strengthen tops for harvest and possibly reduce susceptibility to foliar disease. It can also increase nitrate levels in the harvested carrots with... more »

Florida strawberry farm benefits from sustainable approach

Sustainable agriculture is more than just the new “hip” buzzword.  It’s a way of farming that promotes soil health, resists disease pressure, improves water quality and water use efficiency, while at the same time, producing... more »


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