Soil Nutrition

Labeling helps identify climate-smart products in Soil Carbon Project

The first-of-its-kind agtech company leveraging machine learning (ML) to advance measurement and analysis of soil properties, EarthOptics announced Nov. 16 the launch of its Soil Carbon Project, a product labeling initiative to benefit the consumer... more »

Heliae Agriculture’s PhycoTerra ST wins Product of the Year Award

Phoenix, Arizona-based Heliae Agriculture, an algal tech company specializing in regenerative agriculture solutions, announced Nov. 9 that its new seed treatment, PhycoTerra ST, received the 2021 Product of the Year Award by the Algae Biomass... more »

Midwest group releases new cover crop field guide

Cover crops are used to slow erosion, improve soil health and capture nutrients. However, from planting to termination, growers face many production decisions. The Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC), composed of representatives from 12 Midwest states and... more »

California on-farm soil health practices aided by grant funds

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is now accepting applications for its Healthy Soils Program. The program incentivizes implementation and demonstration of on-farm soil health practices that sequester carbon, reduce greenhouse gases and improve... more »

Michigan growers get soil health assessment tool

A Michigan Soil Health Progress Report developed by Michigan State University Extension educators is now available for farmers, agribusinesses, agency personal and crop advisors to assist in assessing and tracking soil health on their farms. [caption... more »

Roadmap for Soil Health Initiative released by Washington State University

A 124-page "roadmap that outlines current challenges and pathways to help maintain healthy soils as an agricultural and environmental resource has been released. Washington Soil Health Initiative, recently funded with a $2.1 million annual allocation... more »

Residue management use approved for PhycoTerra

Heliae Agriculture, an algal tech company specializing in regenerative agriculture solutions, announced Oct. 26 that its flagship product, PhycoTerra soil microbial food, has received a label expansion in the U.S. for postharvest residue management use.... more »

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 »

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