Soil Nutrition

New director of sales for Western region named by MyLand

MyLand Co. LLC announced June 4 that Joe Ruiz as director of sales, Western region. Ruiz will serve as a regional sales director, responsible for client expansion and new client acquisition in the important Western... more »

Genes that keep plants green: Discovery can help grow crops in a drought

University of California scientists have discovered genetic data that will help food crops like tomatoes and rice survive longer, more intense periods of drought on our warming planet. Over the course of the last decade,... more »

Jonah Parker joins MyLand Co. as vice president of operational planning

Phoenix, Arizona-based MyLand Co., recently announced Jonah Parker has been hired as vice president of operational planning. In this role Parker will oversee the development and roll-out of MyLand’s regional Soil Health Center network. The... more »

Farm groups seek review of order on fertilizer use in California

Saying new regional regulations will have a profound impact on food production, farm organizations have petitioned the California State Water Resources Control Board to review a regional board's order limiting applications of fertilizer and other... more »

Agoro Carbon Alliance global launch event set by Yara

Yara, a crop nutrition solutions provider, will officially introduce the Agro Carbon Alliance during a global launch event on June 8 at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT). The Agoro Carbon Alliance is Yara's new... more »

Community compost, food waste reduction benefit from USDA program

USDA announced May 17 the availability of up to $2 million for local governments to host Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction (CCFWR) pilot projects for fiscal year 2021. The cooperative agreements support projects that... more »

Nitrogen management series offered by University of California

The University of California has opened registration for a seven-part video course on nitrogen management. The series, taught by UC researchers and extension specialists, begins May 10. The course is open to anyone interested nitrogen... more »

Earth Day: Growers understand that the soil is the foundation for everything

For those of us fortunate to be working in the agriculture industry, our everyday is Earth Day. We have a connection to the earth unlike any other. Almost all... more »

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