Plant Nutrition

Wilbur-Ellis hosts FFA tour, showcases future ag investments

A group of more than 50 members of the California FFA learned about career opportunities in food production and agriculture through a tour of Wilbur-Ellis' Woodland South, California, operations. The “Day in the Life” tour... more »

Climate projects funded by MSU

In Michigan, four research and outreach projects have been funded through the new Agricultural Climate Resiliency Program. The program is a partnership involving Michigan State University, the Michigan Plant Coalition and the Michigan Department of... more »

BioTek Ag acquired by Custom Agronomics

Custom Agronomics has acquired BioTek Ag to expand its focus on nutrient use efficiency products. BioTek Ag is a North Carolina-based agricultural company with more than three decades of experience helping farmers improve and protect... more »

BioConsortia field trials spur investments

BioConsortia Inc., which discovers, designs and licenses microbial products, has closed an internal financing round of $15 million that will fund expanded development of products designed to increase crop yields by fixing nitrogen or controlling... more »

CE-line, Dramm partner for nutrient testing

The Dramm Corporation is offering in-line nutrient testing of irrigation water through a partnership with CE-Line. CE-Line is a unique, laboratory quality, nutrient analysis system that automatically samples water throughout the day. This in-line testing... more »

Summer cover crops: A matter of timing, seed choice

It’s easy for Ajay Nair, professor in Iowa State University’s Department of Agriculture, to point out the reasons growers should include cover crops in their planning process. He’s seen the results of increased microbial diversity... more »

New sweet corn varieties hold flavor, fight pests

Sweet corn growers are seeing improvements in many areas, including sugars, flavor holding, ear placement, stalk height and strength, shelf life and improved picking windows. Seed catalogs typically feature dozens of sweet corn varieties, often... more »

Azotic’s Envita biological gains OMRI Certification

Azotic Technologies Ltd.’s Envita SC biological has received certification from the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for use in compliance with the USDA National Organic Program. Envita SC is now OMRI Listed® in the Generic... more »

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