Soil 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 »

Soil health company Biome Makers debuts

West Sacramento, California-based Biome Makers, a soil health innovator, invites farmers/growers, agronomists, manufacturers and research institutions to explore how the company’s technology is enabling global, sustainable farming. According to a news release, the proprietary technology... 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 »

California ag organizations benefit from fertilizer research program grant funds

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) announced Jan. 26 $2.18 million in grant funds are being awarded to agricultural organizations and universities. The awards are as a... more »

New seed treatment product added to Heliae Agriculture portfolio

Heliae Agriculture is strengthening its product portfolio with the introduction of PhycoTerra ST, a new seed treatment formulation specifically designed to supercharge the seed microbiome, improving the ability for soil to provide necessary water and... more »

Wakefield Biochar to use mill waste as soil replenishment; DS Smith are partners

Farmers and agriculture markets stand to get tons of soil additives converted from wood waste once headed to landfills, thanks to a partnership between sustainable packaging leader DS Smith and premium soil producer Wakefield Biochar.... 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 »

Differences in nitrogen loss intensity confirm the need for change

The element nitrogen is a double-edged sword. It is essential for growing plants and feeding people, but it is also a leading cause of pollution across the world. Only by using nitrogen more sustainably can... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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