Plant Nutrition

National Plant Diagnostic Network: Plant health at a crossroads

The NPDN is a crucial bastion in the defense of the United States’ agricultural and natural ecosystems, ensuring the health of a sector that contributes over $1 trillion to the U.S. economy annually. As legislators... more »

Growing tomatoes amidst climate change

A recent study published in Nature, a distinguished British journal, forecasts a more than 5% decrease in tomato yields in approximately 30 years in key regions including Italy and California.  Even in California tomato growers... more »

Buck Shuman, Vidalia onion pioneer, remembered

The Vidalia onion industry is remembering and celebrating “the remarkable life and enduring legacy” of Benny DeTroy Shuman Jr.,  an early Vidalia onion grower. Affectionately known to many as "Buck," Shuman died May 31 at... more »

The 2025 California Small Farm Conference will be a bilingual, hybrid event

The 2025 edition of the yearly California Small Farm Conference is scheduled for Feb. 23-27 and will be offered as a hybrid and bilingual event. Participants, small-scale farmers, ranchers and local food advocates, will experience... more »

Wilbur-Ellis hosts FFA tour, showcases future ag investments

A group of more than 50 members of the California FFA learned about career opportunities in food production and agriculture through a tour of Wilbur-Ellis' Woodland South, California, operations. The “Day in the Life” tour... more »

Climate projects funded by MSU

In Michigan, four research and outreach projects have been funded through the new Agricultural Climate Resiliency Program. The program is a partnership involving Michigan State University, the Michigan Plant Coalition and the Michigan Department of... more »

BioTek Ag acquired by Custom Agronomics

Custom Agronomics has acquired BioTek Ag to expand its focus on nutrient use efficiency products. BioTek Ag is a North Carolina-based agricultural company with more than three decades of experience helping farmers improve and protect... more »

BioConsortia field trials spur investments

BioConsortia Inc., which discovers, designs and licenses microbial products, has closed an internal financing round of $15 million that will fund expanded development of products designed to increase crop yields by fixing nitrogen or controlling... more »

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Labor challenges persist in the fruit and vegetable growing world.

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