Plant Nutrition

Efforts to conserve soil, improve water quality pegged in Virginia farm survey

Farm operators in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay watershed region now have the opportunity to highlight contributions to conserve soil and improve water quality. During the development of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), farmers noted... more »

Modern labs to provide space, facilities for BioConsortia’s growing R&D team

BioConsortia, a microbial solutions company that improves plant phenotypes and increase crop yields with reduced chemical and fertilizer inputs, is announcing an expansion of its R&D laboratories and team with a new, state-of-the-art facility in... more »

Heliae Agriculture integrates Rizobacter’s biologicals into its offerings

Heliae Agriculture announced Jan. 19 a new strategic collaboration with Rizobacter, a subsidiary of Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp., a global leader in sustainable solutions for agriculture. Through this collaboration, Heliae Agriculture will integrate Rizobacter’s world... more »

Board member, new hires join Cultiva LLC

Cultiva LLC (cultiva.com), a provider of proprietary, food-grade biofilms used in agricultural markets, announces the appointment of Christina Coen, vice president and general manager of Nalco Water, an Ecolab company; to the company’s Board of... more »

Grant awarded to study how plants affect microbiomes

For centuries, scientists have worked above ground, studying plants and their effect on biodiversity. Lying below the scientists’ feet, though, is a world with even richer biodiversity – the soil. There are an estimated 1... more »

Bob Pound to handle Eastern sales and support for Chemical Dynamics

Long-time crop nutrient consultant Bob Pound joins Chemical Dynamics as sales representative for the Eastern region of the United States to support its line of plant micronutrients and foliar fertilizers. Pound is an agronomist and... more »

BioAg’s technical resources for fruit and vegetable markets bolstered by Johann Buck

BioAg has expanded its team with the addition of Johann Buck as Director of Technical Services and Innovation. “Johann has the vision to see business opportunities and the technical acumen to guide those opportunities from... more »

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 »

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