Fertilizer

J.M. Huber to acquire Biolchim Group

J.M. Huber Corp., a global, family-owned specialty engineered materials manufacturing company, has signed a binding agreement to acquire full control of the Biolchim Group from NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital and the Biolchim Group management team.... more »

OASIS Grower Solutions unveils new packaging for hydroponic fertilizer

As many know, the process of growing leafy greens hydroponically can be filled with challenges. However, OASIS Grower Solutions doesn’t think fertilizing should be one of them. That’s why it has developed its one-bag solution... more »

TerraNu fertilizers reduce nitrogen fertilizer demands

With today’s high fertilizer prices, the increased yield from TerraNu fertilizers delivers a return on investment of two times above nutrient value through enhanced soil productivity. Farmers can realize the benefits of adopting regenerative farming... more »

USDA extends comment deadline on fertilizer costs, supply

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is again extending the deadline for comments and information from the public about its “Access to Fertilizer: Competition and Supply Chain Concerns.” The notice was originally published in the Federal Register... more »

Fertilizer, input costs focus of UF/IFAS seminar

Agriculture’s tenuous relationship with global events, increasing input costs and competition posed by other growing regions were brought into focus at this year’s Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference. The March event at the University of... more »

USDA to invest $250M in innovative American-made fertilizer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will support additional fertilizer production for American farmers to address rising costs, including the impact of Putin’s price hike on farmers, and spur competition. USDA will make available $250... more »

Teralytic debuts wireless sensor of soil conditions

Wireless soil sensor manufacturer Teralytic debuted a new sensor March 20, 2018 at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco. The new sensor features Semtech LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology in a wireless sensor to detect... more »

Use linear bed feet for calculating fertigation

Soil test recommendations usually assume fertilizer is spread evenly across a field. However, with plasticulture and fertigation, growers can direct nutrients more efficiently. Headlands and drive alleys are typically not fertilized after plants are in... more »

Michigan Certified Fertilizer Applicator program available

In its first five months of operation, the newly-launched Michigan Certified Fertilizer Applicator Program (CFA) has enrolled more than 450 professionals representing 45 companies in Michigan. The CFA, developed by the Michigan Agri-Business Association (MABA),... more »

Fertilization guidelines expanded for California irrigated ag

The California Fertilization Guidelines on the Fertilizer Education and Research (FREP) website have been expanded to include recommendations for 18 crops, representing more than half of the irrigated agriculture in California. The recent additional recommendations... more »

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