Soil Nutrition

Certis promotes salesman

Certis Biologicals has promoted Tim Riley to lead the company’s U.S.-based sales team. Riley, a veteran sales leader, is national sales director for U.S. ag business. Riley joined Certis in 2020 as key account manager,... more »

Locati Farms counters higher costs, supply shortages

Locati Farms, a Walla Walla, Washington, sweet onion grower, adapts to challenges by changing growing practices and using technology to improve the quality of the region’s namesake onion. For more than a century, Locati Farms... more »

Soil health company completes financing

The MyLand Co. Inc., a soil health company, has successfully completed a round of financing designed to expand its footprint and the strengthen its regenerative agriculture approach in California, Arizona, Florida, Texas and the Pacific... 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 »

Ag group invests in autonomous tractors startup

Cooperative Ventures, a venture capital fund formed by North American farm cooperatives, announced its first investment. It is investing in Sabanto, a hardware and software company developing autonomous capabilities in tractors. Founded in 2018, Sabanto... more »

The new SaaS? Soil-as-a-Service

MyLand Co. LLC, which is dedicated to the advancement of soil health and regenerative agriculture, is presenting two free educational webinars to promote the perspective of Soil-as-a-Service. The webinars are scheduled for 9 a.m. Pacific... more »

Yara’s incubator farms focus on soil health

Soil health is a key part of Yara North America’s new incubator farm in Auburn, Alabama.  At the 80-acre farm at Auburn University’s E.V. Smith Research Station, practical approaches to managing and influencing soil health... more »

Mid-Atlantic convention features Growing Farmers leader

A grower entrepreneur will be the keynote speaker for the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. The show has also released information on its grower-oriented educational sessions. Michael Kilpatrick, who runs the online farmer education... more »

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