Soil Nutrition

Growers’ attitudes toward cultural, marketing practices studied by students

Two University of Georgia (UGA) graduate students have received grant money to pursue research into producers’ attitudes towards sustainable agriculture. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program provides graduate... more »

Lystek manufactures fertilizer from biosolids waste

Lystek International will now manage biosolids from the Vallejo Flood and Wastewater District (VFWD), turning them into a fertiliser product. Under the terms of the agreement, Lystek will accept undigested biosolids from the VFWD at... more »

Locus Ag Solutions gets B Corp Certification

Locus Agricultural Solutions recently announced it’s been certified by the non-profit B Lab to meet “the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability.” The rigorous assessment reviewed how Locus AG’s operations and business... more »

Impact of farm bill provisions on soil health reviewed

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (i.e., 2018 Farm Bill) includes multiple changes to existing programs. New provisions provide additional incentives to farmers and ranchers to implement soil health-promoting practices such as cover crops and... more »

Free soil health symposiums planned for Michigan, Ontario

Free soil health symposiums for growers, retailers and agronomists later this month will be hosted by A&L Canada Laboratories. The afternoon events will be held twice – in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Sept. 25, and in London, Ontario,... more »

California schedules fertilizer conference, farm tour

A fertilizer research conference is planned by the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) and the Western Plant Health Association (WPHA) for late October, according to a press... more »

Microbial-based formulations launched by Intergro

Agricultural Solutions, a subsidiary of Intergro, has launched a new portfolio of products. Registrations are being obtained in the U.S. for patent-pending microbial-based formulations that help improve soil and plant health, as well as stress... more »

Cornell’s Michael Rosato studies soil’s sulfur content

Michael Rosato is a graduate student studying under the guidance of Steve Reiners, professor and chair of the horticulture section of the School of Integrative Plant Science. What drew you to the program with Steve Reiners?... more »


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