Soil Nutrition

MyLand Co., a soil health firm, secures financing

MyLand Company Inc., a soil health company, has successfully closed its Series B funding round, raising a total of $23 million. The financing round was spearheaded by a pair of investors, including Climate Innovation Capital... more »

Registration opens for MSU organic farmer training program

Michigan State University (MSU) is accepting applications for the 2024 Organic Farmer Training Program (OFTP). The registration deadline is Feb. 21 for the MSU Department of Horticulture’s program. The OFTP brings together farmworkers, aspiring farmers,... more »

California county farm bureau names Farmer of the Year

The San Diego County Farm Bureau has named Mary Matava of Oceanside, California, as its 2022 Farmer of the Year. Matava has more than 40 years of experience assessing the agronomic suitability of Southern California... more »

MSU studies potato early die complex

Growing up on her family’s farm in Rancagua, Chile, Marisol Quintanilla became an astute observer of nature. She took note of the plants, insects and other flora and fauna essential to life on the farm,... more »

Comparing nitrogen management technologies

Nitrogen (N) is the nutrient most likely to rob high demand vegetables of yield. But when supplied in excess, it can also reduce produce quality, erode farm profits and harm the environment. Fertilizing enough, but... more »

New UC studies estimate production costs for coastal lettuce, broccoli

Help for estimating costs and potential returns for growing lettuce and broccoli is now available for California Central Coast growers and others. Four new cost studies for lettuce and broccoli grown in Santa Cruz, San... more »

Sustainability capabilities added into Highland Hub

Highland Ag Solutions is expanding sustainability efforts through integrating the Sustainability Standard from Sustainable Food Group (SFG) into its Highland Hub software platform. The integration is designed to provide Highland's customers comprehensive sustainability features and... more »

Expanded biologicals line promoted by Locus Agriculture

Locus Agriculture has expanded its biological line. The move comes as rising prices and fertilizer availability threaten crop productivity and profitability, U.S. farmers are turning to new biologicals. Biologicals can significantly boost return on investment... more »

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