Soil Nutrition

Indigo Ag debuts new identity for its carbon farming program

Indigo Agriculture, a company that helps farmers pursue sustainable practices,  announced June 17 plans to unveil a new brand identity for its carbon farming program: Carbon by Indigo. The refreshed identity will officially debut at... more »

Changing rainfall patterns impact on strawberries studied in Maine

University of Maine researchers are studying how changes in rainfall patterns caused by climate change could affect strawberries in the Northeast. Principal investigator Rachel Schattman, an assistant professor of sustainable agriculture, and her research team... more »

New Mexico ag department opens Healthy Soil Program grant applications

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture is accepting grant applications for its Healthy Soil Program, which was created in the 2019 Healthy Soil Act. The act’s purpose is to promote and support farming and ranching... more »

Virtual annual meeting planned by Soil Health Institute

The Soil Health Institute, the non-profit charged with safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soils, announced June 9 its much-anticipated annual meeting will be held on Aug. 11-12. This year’s theme is “Enriching... more »

New director of sales for Western region named by MyLand

MyLand Co. LLC announced June 4 that Joe Ruiz as director of sales, Western region. Ruiz will serve as a regional sales director, responsible for client expansion and new client acquisition in the important Western... more »

Genes that keep plants green: Discovery can help grow crops in a drought

University of California scientists have discovered genetic data that will help food crops like tomatoes and rice survive longer, more intense periods of drought on our warming planet. Over the course of the last decade,... more »

Jonah Parker joins MyLand Co. as vice president of operational planning

Phoenix, Arizona-based MyLand Co., recently announced Jonah Parker has been hired as vice president of operational planning. In this role Parker will oversee the development and roll-out of MyLand’s regional Soil Health Center network. The... more »

Farm groups seek review of order on fertilizer use in California

Saying new regional regulations will have a profound impact on food production, farm organizations have petitioned the California State Water Resources Control Board to review a regional board's order limiting applications of fertilizer and other... more »

Current Issue

August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

Great Lakes EXPO: Delivering the ultimate farm market

Farm Market column: What’s the difference between markup and profit?

Ag Labor Review: Will 2022 be remembered as the Year of Ag Labor Regulations?

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