soil health

Sustainability key to Terranova’s success

At Terranova Ranch, sustainability and concern for the environment fuel efficient growth of numerous vegetables, winegrapes and nuts. The San Joaquin Valley operation of 9,000 acres, in Helm, California, employs technology and new growing practices... more »

Biome Makers, Syngenta join tech to improve soil biodiversity

Biome Makers BeCrop technology is used across the globe to deliver insights into soil biology and sets the standard for soil health. Syngenta’s research and development-led LivinGro program will use BeCrop to make science-based decisions... more »

Syngenta, Bioceres Crop Solutions collaborate on seed treatments

Customers seeking cutting-edge biological seed treatment solutions will benefit from a global commercial and research and development collaboration between Syngenta Crop Protection’s Seedcare business and Bioceres Crop Solutions, a leader in biological crop productivity solutions,... more »

House Ag Committee holds hearing on soil health, regenerative agriculture practices

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee held a hearing on soil health and regenerative ag practices Sept. 14. Witnesses included Jeff Moyer, CEO of the Rodale Institute, an organization dedicated to organic agriculture research. "(America's food... more »

Climate change study looks at soil management

A global collaboration to develop and implement climate-smart farming solutions, is supporting a study at The Ohio State University that looks at the potential of soil management practices to mitigate climate change. The group, AgMission,... more »

NRCS accepting bids for $40 million in grants focused on smart farming, soil health

The USDA's National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) released two National Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) Notices of Funding Opportunity. Both are accepting applications. The CIG On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (OFT) program will award up to $25 million... more »

Biome Makers expanding client base, moving to larger HQ

Biome Makers, a global leader in soil microbiology, will be moving into a new 4,200-square-foot headquarters in Davis, California, early next year to accommodate growth at the company. Construction and redesigning the space has already... more »

Soil Health group advises on recommended measurements

The Soil Health Institute has released recommended measurements for assessing soil health, answering the No. 1-question about soil health that farmers, ranchers and their advisers have been asking since the soil health movement began. With... more »

U.S. soil judging team wins first place at world contest

An American soil judging team took first place at the World Congress of Soil Science. The students competed at the 20th World Congress of Soil Science in Glasgow, Scotland. Competing was important because in the... 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 »

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