Soil Nutrition

Valent, Kansas State University sign pact for soil health research initiative

Valent BioSciences LLC and Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, announced on Sept. 23 a formal long-term agreement to advance critical research in the areas of soil health and carbon smart farming. Kansas State University Distinguished... more »

NSF center to advance phosphorus sustainability includes Florida scientists

Two University of Florida scientists have joined a national research effort to promote phosphorus sustainability across the United States. Together they will work under the funding auspices of the National Science Foundation-Science and Technology Center... more »

What you need to know about PMA’s Sept. 23 soil health webinar

Soil health is on everyone’s mind. You can learn the latest at the Produce Marketing Association's Soil Health webinar on Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. Eastern, 11 a.m. Pacific. Hear about the latest soil research,... more »

First North Carolina PSI director is globally recognized ag leader

Adrian Percy, one of the world’s top leaders in the agriculture field, is set to become the first executive director of the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative, a world-class research and innovation effort that is... more »

Fall 2021 soil testing considerations for the 2022 growing season

On top of limiting the yield potential of crops, dry soils also have other important impacts which need to be considered when making nutrient management decisions for future years. Here are few tips to keep... more »

How plant roots adapt to rocky soils focus of research

Hidden under our feet lies an entire unseen world. The soil teems with life. Microbes, small animals and fungi all call the darkness home. And so do plants. At least the half of them that we know... more »

Carbon Initiative for the 2022 crop year expanded by Corteva

Corteva Inc. announced Aug. 26 the expansion of its Carbon Initiative for the 2022 crop year, supported by a strategic collaboration with Indigo Ag. Corteva's program continues to provide a simple path for farmers to maximize... more »

Carbon markets examined at 2021 Sustainable Agronomy Conference

You may have heard the term “carbon sequestration.” In its basic terms, it refers to keeping and returning carbon to the soil. Since carbon is an element, how and why should this be done? One... more »

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August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

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SC farming family legacy passes century mark

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