Soil Nutrition

MDARD’s new ‘Fresh from the Field’ podcast marks World Soil Day

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is celebrating World Soil Day, which is Dec. 5, with a new "Fresh from the Field" Podcast featuring well-known soil scientist expert Karl Hausler. World Soil... more »

Douglas Plant Health’s new name is DPH Biologicals

At the Biostimulants World Congress on Nov. 30, Douglas Plant Health announced it has changed its name to DPH Biologicals. The new name recognizes the century-long commitment of its parent company, Douglas Products, to deliver... more »

CarbonNOW Program with guaranteed cash payments set by Locus AG

Recognizing that less than 5% of U.S. farmers participate in carbon farming programs, Locus Agricultural Solutions (Locus AG) addresses growers’ top concerns by adding new incentives to its globally recognized CarbonNOW program. These upgrades help... more »

Next Big Things in Tech Award goes to Anuvia Plant Nutrients

Anuvia Plant Nutrients Anuvia Plant Nutrients has been recognized by Fast Company as one of the world's Next Big Things in Tech. The inaugural award program is the magazine's first to focus entirely on technological... more »

Biochar path charted in report from Washington State University

A team of biochar producers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers have published a roadmap for future development of the biochar industry in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. This collaborative effort between individuals from industry, universities and... more »

Labeling helps identify climate-smart products in Soil Carbon Project

The first-of-its-kind agtech company leveraging machine learning (ML) to advance measurement and analysis of soil properties, EarthOptics announced Nov. 16 the launch of its Soil Carbon Project, a product labeling initiative to benefit the consumer... more »

Heliae Agriculture’s PhycoTerra ST wins Product of the Year Award

Phoenix, Arizona-based Heliae Agriculture, an algal tech company specializing in regenerative agriculture solutions, announced Nov. 9 that its new seed treatment, PhycoTerra ST, received the 2021 Product of the Year Award by the Algae Biomass... more »

Midwest group releases new cover crop field guide

Cover crops are used to slow erosion, improve soil health and capture nutrients. However, from planting to termination, growers face many production decisions. The Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC), composed of representatives from 12 Midwest states and... more »

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