Plant Nutrition

Sweet corn makes life green for growers

Sweet corn is one of the most profitable production systems for growers and frequently jumps to the top of the priority list for diverse specialty crop farms. “Sweet corn is a super adaptable direct-seeded or... more »

Biologicals summit focuses on next-gen tools

A new event is designed to raise awareness of biological solutions that are available to fruit and vegetable growers to enhance soil and plant health. The Salinas Biological Summit is set for June 20-21, at... more »

Fertilizer group seeks ‘regulatory certainty’ from Congress

Corey Rosenbusch, president and CEO of The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) testified Feb. 28 at the House Committee on Agriculture hearing, “Uncertainty, Inflation, Regulations: Challenges for American Agriculture.” “Fertilizer is an essential tool for farmers to... more »

Queen banking could aid beekeepers

Keeping queen bees chilled in indoor refrigeration units can make the practice of “queen banking” — storing excess queens in the spring to supplement hives in the fall — more stable and less labor-intensive. [caption... more »

Balchem introduces biostimulant Metalosate StimPlus

BalChem Plant Nutrition, Montvale, New Jersey, has a new biostimulant on the market. Metalosate StimPlus is designed to increase yields and unlock plants’ potential, according to a news release, and provides them with the ability... more »

Valent Biosciences’ acquisition of FBSciences adds to biostimulant portfolio

Valent BioSciences LLC has acquired FBSciences Holdings Inc., a leader in the discovery and commercialization of naturally derived plant, soil, and climate health solutions. Valent Biosciences discovers, develops, and commercializes environmentally compatible technologies and products... more »

CropX acquires irrigation company Tule Technologies

CropX Technologies, a global leader in digital solutions for agronomic farm management, has acquired Tule Technologies, a precision irrigation company based in California. This acquisition brings new data capture technologies to the CropX Agronomic Farm Management System and... more »

GroPro wins recognition as top agri biotech firm

GroPro recognized as a Top Agri Biotech Company of the Year An international magazine, Agri-Business Review, has recognized GroPro as a Top Agri Biotech Company of the Year. Every year, Agri-Business Review releases its listing... more »

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Tech allows growers to ‘eavesdrop’ on insects

Managing wildlife on the farm

Southwest Florida’s Worden Farm manages challenges

Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association says farewell to leader

Southeast Regional Show recognizes leaders

Veg Connections: Biopesticides and beneficial insects

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