Plant Nutrition

How to calculate fertilizer rates for vegetable and fruit crops

A common question this time of the year is: "I have done my soil test, and it says I need to add a certain amount of nutrients. How do I determine what fertilizer to apply... more »

Agoro Carbon Alliance global launch event set by Yara

Yara, a crop nutrition solutions provider, will officially introduce the Agro Carbon Alliance during a global launch event on June 8 at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT). The Agoro Carbon Alliance is Yara's new... more »

Compass Minerals’ micronutrient assets acquired by Koch Agronomic Services

Wichita, Kansas-based Koch Agronomic Services LLC (Koch) completed its acquisition of Compass Minerals' North American micronutrient assets, the global intellectual property rights, with trademarks and patents and certain other assets associated with Wolf Trax, Rocket... more »

Nitrogen management series offered by University of California

The University of California has opened registration for a seven-part video course on nitrogen management. The series, taught by UC researchers and extension specialists, begins May 10. The course is open to anyone interested nitrogen... more »

Soil Judging Team collaborates with NASA in ‘Plant the Moon’ challenge

Jaclyn Fiola reached down to a cluster of seedlings growing in black pots and checked the chlorophyl levels of the recently sprouted radishes in one of Virginia Tech’s greenhouses. The meter showed that all was... more »

Plant petiole sap testing for vegetable crops outlined

Various nitrate and potassium "quick-test" kits for vegetable plant sap-testing have been calibrated for use on Florida vegetables. The objective has been to find a system that growers can use in the field to help... more »

Promise of regenerative agriculture highlights climate change lecture

It’s unusual to come across a documentary about climate change that strikes an optimistic note, but that’s what Netflix viewers were treated to last September with the premiere of “Kiss the Ground.” The documentary, narrated... more »

Partnership with Nufarm Grupo brings Ampersand adjuvant to Mexico

Attune Agriculture, a developer of performance-based agricultural products using hydrocolloid technology, is expanding Ampersand adjuvant's availability across Mexico. A new partnership with Nufarm Grupo Mexico as a principal distributor will lead the expansion. According to... more »

Current Issue

J&J builds Florida vegetable operation on former citrus site

IPM brings higher watermelon yields

Farmers eye long-term planning, both for farm and themselves

CPS continues to fund research into listeria

Mating disruption products availability, practice grows

Farm Market column: Consumer disruption puts focus on retailers’ actions

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Agricultural workforce plays key role in times of crisis

Notes from the Farm column: Taking a seat best way to continue with the job

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