Plant Nutrition

Agriculture production costs on the rise

Costs for agricultural inputs and crop protection agents are on the rise, reports North American Potato Market News (NAPMN). In the March 17 editio... more »

Researchers aiming to turn recent microbe data into actions

For thousands of years, humans have altered — often negatively and inadvertently — microbial communities in a quest to improve agricultural crops.... more »

Side dressing potatoes with potassium nitrate fertilizer helps improve tuber performance

Potato plants absorb large quantities of potassium (K) throughout the growing season. It is therefore important that K availability to the plant is no... more »

Ag To Go, Meristem announce partnership to serve Eastern farmers

Meristem Crop Performance Group and Ag To Go have announced a new strategic supply agreement to serve farmers in the Eastern U.S. Under the new r... more »

Rising temps have Canadian researcher studying heat stress in potato plants

In recent years, rising global temperatures have left potato farmers anxious as their crops struggle to survive lengthy dry cycles that are often mark... more »

Valent U.S.A. opens Northern California facility

Valent U.S.A. has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in San Ramon, California, called the North American Innovation Center (NAIC), that physically... more »

USDA, EPA having Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges

On Aug. 26, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Next Gen Fertilizer Challenges,... more »

A&L Canada launches new soil health diagnostic test

A&L Canada Laboratories Inc. announced July 7 the launch of VitTellus Bio, a new soil health test for the agriculture industry that quantifies so... more »

soil-field

Soil health seems simple, but practices are complicated

Soil health sounds simple, but it’s based on soil organic matter and the processes affecting soil organic matter are complicated with many interrela... more »

BASF offering xarvio digital field manager tool free for 2020

BASF announced it will offer xarvio Field Manager free of charge to farmers in the U.S. and Canada for the 2020 season. xarvio offers crop producti... more »


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