soil health

Timac Agro releases homogeneous granular fertilizer

A new homogeneous granular fertilizer released by Timac Agro is designed to improves crop performance, profitability and sustainability. From crop nutrition manufacturer Timac Agro USA and Rainbow Plant Food, BLUE is an ammoniated, homogeneous granular... more »

Fellowship improving fertilizer names recipients

Winners have been announced for a fellowship that helps agronomic scientists create new more effective fertilizers for growers. The Disruptive Fertilizer Technology Fellowship is designed to provide early career scientists with opportunities to advance research... more »

Yara plans UK plant to make, export specialty crop products

Yara International plans to build a United Kingdom production plant for specialty crop nutrition products and biostimulants designed to increase yields and improve quality. The plant will be one of the largest in the world... more »

Worm force: Vermiculture helps soil, protects crops

Earthworms can rejuvenate soil to create healthy crops. Through earthworms, unhealthy soil can quickly be made healthy, said George Hahn, owner and president of the Worm Gold/California Vermiculture LLC.  “Go to a redwood forest or... more »

Fourteen Acres’ bounty

In an unusual combination, central Texas distillery Tito’s is growing fresh produce, and seeks to inspire other distilleries to do the same. Tito’s/Fourteen Acres’ farmer Adam Levin and Kathleen Kuper, farm... more »

Investment round brings $40 million to Taranis

Crop intelligence provider Taranis has raised $40 million in Series D funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $100 million. “Taranis has had tremendous growth over the past seven years with a goal of delivering... more »

Summit Nutrients acquires nutrient efficiency innovator

Summit Nutrients, LLC., a precision-based manufacturer and marketer of bio-nutritional and fertilizer products, has acquired AGVNT LLC., a research and development company known for pioneering a technology platform of nutrient efficiency innovations. This acquisition is... more »

Valent BioSciences invests in R&D facilities

To promote its industry leadership in biorational and biostimulant product innovation, Valent BioSciences LLC is making significant investments at several of its key research and development facilities. These enhancements are in addition to the recently... more »

Ohio State University launches new healthy soil program

Ohio State University (OSU) Extension has begun a new signature program called Healthy Soil Healthy Environment to help increase soil health and awareness of new research. Program outreach will include a new www.soilhealth.osu.edu website, as... more »

Irrigation management: Measuring soil moisture

Irrigation of crop fields is a common practice in areas of the country that receive little rainfall or have soils with little water-holding capacity. A few regions in Michigan that have light-textured soils have seen... more »

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