Plant Nutrition

Valent Biosciences’ acquisition of FBSciences adds to biostimulant portfolio

Valent BioSciences LLC has acquired FBSciences Holdings Inc., a leader in the discovery and commercialization of naturally derived plant, soil, and climate health solutions. Valent Biosciences discovers, develops, and commercializes environmentally compatible technologies and products... more »

CropX acquires irrigation company Tule Technologies

CropX Technologies, a global leader in digital solutions for agronomic farm management, has acquired Tule Technologies, a precision irrigation company based in California. This acquisition brings new data capture technologies to the CropX Agronomic Farm Management System and... more »

GroPro wins recognition as top agri biotech firm

GroPro recognized as a Top Agri Biotech Company of the Year An international magazine, Agri-Business Review, has recognized GroPro as a Top Agri Biotech Company of the Year. Every year, Agri-Business Review releases its listing... more »

Fourteen Acres’ bounty

In an unusual combination, central Texas distillery Tito’s is growing fresh produce, and seeks to inspire other distilleries to do the same. Tito’s/Fourteen Acres’ farmer Adam Levin and Kathleen Kuper, farm... more »

Registration opens for North American strawberry meetings

Registration is now open for two North American strawberry industry meetings: the North American Strawberry Symposium (NASS) and the North American Strawberry Growers Association Annual Meeting (NASGA). Both are scheduled for March 7-10 in San... more »

In the muck and weeds: Michigan veg experts honored

The Michigan Vegetable Council honored a family farm that has raised vegetables for nearly 100 years on muck soil and a Michigan State University professor who specializes in weed management. The awards ceremony at the... more »

Profile Products participates in tomato trials – in space

Consider it the ultimate in controlled environment agriculture. For the first time, tomatoes are being grown at the International Space Station (ISS). The Red Robin cherry tomato plants arrived at the ISS on Nov. 26... more »

Grant to help strawberry growers battle soilborne diseases

Research to fight soilborne diseases that harm strawberry plants is being fortified thanks to a $1 million grant to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s California Strawberry Center. The California strawberry industry is challenged by numerous... more »

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