Soil Nutrition

Soil management platform debuts

Researchers in a multi-year project to design and test a platform to support sustainable soil management and increase land productivity will present their findings in a web seminar. The 3 ½-year project, SIEUSOIL H2020, will... more »

Botanical Solution wins crop science award

Botanical Solution Inc. (BSI) has won a Crop Science Award for “Best New Biological Product (Biopesticide).” BSI, which develops sustainable and cost-effective botanical materials for agricultural and pharmaceutical applications, was recognized in the best of... more »

Biome Makers names head of commercial for North America

Biome Makers, global ag tech leader in soil health analysis, has hired John Appel as head of commercial-North America. He will lead business development efforts and accelerate Biome Makers' business growth strategy. "Biome Makers is... more »

Certis promotes salesman

Certis Biologicals has promoted Tim Riley to lead the company’s U.S.-based sales team. Riley, a veteran sales leader, is national sales director for U.S. ag business. Riley joined Certis in 2020 as key account manager,... more »

Locati Farms counters higher costs, supply shortages

Locati Farms, a Walla Walla, Washington, sweet onion grower, adapts to challenges by changing growing practices and using technology to improve the quality of the region’s namesake onion. For more than a century, Locati Farms... more »

Soil health company completes financing

The MyLand Co. Inc., a soil health company, has successfully completed a round of financing designed to expand its footprint and the strengthen its regenerative agriculture approach in California, Arizona, Florida, Texas and the Pacific... more »

Grant to help strawberry growers battle soilborne diseases

Research to fight soilborne diseases that harm strawberry plants is being fortified thanks to a $1 million grant to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s California Strawberry Center. The California strawberry industry is challenged by numerous... more »

Ag group invests in autonomous tractors startup

Cooperative Ventures, a venture capital fund formed by North American farm cooperatives, announced its first investment. It is investing in Sabanto, a hardware and software company developing autonomous capabilities in tractors. Founded in 2018, Sabanto... more »

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