Plant Nutrition

Grant funds used to measure efficacy of organic fertilizers

Organic tomato growers use cover crops and compost to build fertility; however, these practices don’t always provide sufficient soil nutrient availability during the period of rapid plant growth, which can limit tomato nutrient uptake, yields,... more »

Brandt buys retail agronomy company Morton Fertilizer

Brandt, a retailer of professional agronomic services and manufacturer of specialty input products, recently acquired a retail agronomy company, Morton Fertilizer, with full-service locations in Wyanet, Illinois and Grand Mound, Iowa, according to a news... more »

VitTellus Bio, a new soil health test, launched

A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. announced July 7 the launch of VitTellus Bio, a new soil health test for the agriculture industry that quantifies soil microbial populations which support improved soil health and greater crop productivity.... more »

Ownership change takes place for Agricultural Solutions LLC

Plant City, Florida-based Agricultural Solutions LLC, an agribusiness that develops sustainable innovations to improve agriculture through the enhancement of plant and soil microbiomes, announced June 1 that it has ended its financial partnership with Intergro... more »

Plant protein’s role in cellular shape, drought survival pegged by scientists

A team of Washington State University scientists discovered how a little-understood plant protein guides development of tiny cellular structures that regulate the flow of sap from roots to shoots, revealing a potential way to help... more »

Two new potassium fertilizer technologies launched by Wilbur-Ellis Co.

Wilbur-Ellis announced May 14 the launch of two new potassium fertilizer technologies, Till-It Kompound  and Foli-Gro Kilo. These highly soluble, carbon-based potassium fertilizers drive bio-activation in soil or as a foliar-applied product.Foli-Gro Kilo is a... more »

Chris Templeton represents Heliae Agriculture in Kentucky, Carolinas

Gilbert, Arizona-based Heliae Agriculture continues to expand as it builds its efforts on promoting regenerative agriculture and soil health to the Delmarva, Kentucky and Carolina regions. Chris Templeton will work with distributors to implement the... more »

Brock Waggoner joins Helm Agro US as Midwest sales agronomist

Helm Agro US Inc., a global manufacturer of crop protection and fertilizer products, announces the hiring of Brock Waggoner as sales agronomist for the Midwest region. Primary responsibilities in... more »


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