Plant Nutrition

University of Wisconsin-Extension conducting series of Soil, Water & Nutrient Management meetings

The University of Wisconsin-Extension in conjunction with UW-Madison Department of Soil Science will conduct eight Soil, Water and Nutrient Ma... more »

Soil health symposium coming from Washington State University

Registration is open for Washington State University’s upcoming “Building Soils for Better Potato Crops” symposium. The two-day event is sche... more »

Varnimo-IF biopesticide now OMRI listed for certified organic food production

Varnimo-IF, a microbial in-furrow biopesticide against nematodes that also promotes plant growth, achieved the Organic Material Research Institute (OM... more »

Huma Gro app now available for iPhones

The Huma Gro app for iOS smartphones has been released and is available for free at the Apple App Store. It provides a foliar application calculator ... more »

Study: How plants harness microbes to get nutrients

A Rutgers-led team has discovered how plants harness microbes in soil to get nutrients, a process that could be exploited to boost crop growth, figh... more »

Researchers study effects of Calcium Chloride, Calcium Nitrate

In potato production, calcium nutrients can be applied in the form of calcium chloride or calcium nitrate. In this regard, application of calcium nutr... more »

Tiger-Sul adds veteran marketing manager David Hans

Global agriculture firm Tiger-Sul Products has added veteran marketer Dave Hans to its team. Hans is a familiar face to the Tiger-Sul team. He prev... more »

Protecting the Soil: Cover crops key to keeping one small farm alive

Rob Giesbrecht believes a key to keeping his small potato farm in business has been his willingness to try new management practices for the sake of re... more »

Compass Minerals open new research facility in Kansas

Compass Minerals Plant Nutrition has expanded its research and development (R&D) capabilities with the opening of a new North American Innovation ... more »

Colorado chemigation permit deadline approaching

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) reminds growers using a closed irrigation system to apply agricultural chemicals, including fertilizer, t... more »


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