Soil Nutrition

Research to improve nutrient management gets $4.14M in California

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Fertilizer Research and Education Program is announced on Oct. 25 $4.14 million in grant funding to agricultural organizations and universities. The funding includes $3 million for the University... more »

Colorado Soil Health Advisory Committee positions open for applicants

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for volunteers to serve on its Soil Health Program Advisory Committee to advise the Department and the Commissioner on matters regarding the newly formed Soil Health Program.... more »

Proterra Ag Inc. launches, introduces HYPERroots product

Proterra Ag Inc. formally launched Oct. 12 its new company that exists to achieve the impossible in sustainable agriculture. With expertise in farming, bioscience and engineering, Proterra Ag invents technology and bring to market products... more »

$3M grant funds cover crop breeding for organic farmers

A Cornell-led national network of scientists and farmers is developing new varieties of cover crops that are better adapted to local regions and stressors – changes that could carry a bevy of long-term and sustainable... more »

Novozymes, Anuvia Plant Nutrients bring bio-based nutrients to commercial ag

Novozymes, a biological solutions company, and Anuvia Plant Nutrients,  a plant nutrient firm, announced Oct. 6 that they have joined forces to develop a range of combined biotechnologies that will reduce the need for synthetic... more »

Farmers can get phosphorus reduction funds in Western Lake Erie Basin

Farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin – including parts of Ohio, Michigan and Indiana – can earn money through a phosphorus load reduction pilot program. The “Phosphorus Load-Reduction Stimulation Program” (PLUS-UP) program, coordinated by... more »

$23M in funding to develop AI in agriculture secured by Ceres Imaging

Ceres Imaging, a precision farming provider that uses aerial imagery and data analytics to help growers improve their farming practices, announced Sept. 29 that it has raised $23 million in Series C funding with investments... more »

California Nutrient Management Conference registration open

Registration is now open for the 29th annual Nutrient Management Conference, hosted by the California Department of Food and Agriculture Fertilizer Research and Education Program and Western Plant Health. This year’s FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Conference... more »

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