Soil Nutrition

MSU studies potato early die complex

Growing up on her family’s farm in Rancagua, Chile, Marisol Quintanilla became an astute observer of nature. She took note of the plants, insects and other flora and fauna essential to life on the farm,... more »

Comparing nitrogen management technologies

Nitrogen (N) is the nutrient most likely to rob high demand vegetables of yield. But when supplied in excess, it can also reduce produce quality, erode farm profits and harm the environment. Fertilizing enough, but... more »

New UC studies estimate production costs for coastal lettuce, broccoli

Help for estimating costs and potential returns for growing lettuce and broccoli is now available for California Central Coast growers and others. Four new cost studies for lettuce and broccoli grown in Santa Cruz, San... more »

Sustainability capabilities added into Highland Hub

Highland Ag Solutions is expanding sustainability efforts through integrating the Sustainability Standard from Sustainable Food Group (SFG) into its Highland Hub software platform. The integration is designed to provide Highland's customers comprehensive sustainability features and... more »

Expanded biologicals line promoted by Locus Agriculture

Locus Agriculture has expanded its biological line. The move comes as rising prices and fertilizer availability threaten crop productivity and profitability, U.S. farmers are turning to new biologicals. Biologicals can significantly boost return on investment... more »

Drones help with crop soil science

Unmanned aerial vehicles — drones — have many professional uses, and the American Society of Agronomy and Crop Science Society of America want growers to know how the new world of drones aid crop science... more »

Timac Agro releases homogeneous granular fertilizer

A new homogeneous granular fertilizer released by Timac Agro is designed to improves crop performance, profitability and sustainability. From crop nutrition manufacturer Timac Agro USA and Rainbow Plant Food, BLUE is an ammoniated, homogeneous granular... more »

UF disease, water info help Florida watermelon growers’ bumper crop

Excellent crop care including disease management and extended water and nutrient programs from University of Florida Extension personnel are important in helping Florida growers supply the watermelons that many Americans enjoy during the heat of... more »

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