Plant Nutrition

Using perennial grains as crop field borders

Planting beneficial plants next to gardens and crop fields large and small has been a standard practice for decades, even centuries. The plants provid... more »

BioSafe Systems releases new plant health promoter

BioSafe Systems' new TerraGrow Liquid is a specialty blend of beneficial microbial organisms formulated to invigorate plant health. When applied t... more »

Valent Biosciences creating new biostimulant organization

Valent BioSciences diving into the biostimulant market. The company is establishing a new operating unit designed to expand its biostimulant line w... more »

turning-compost-Morgan Composting

Compost blends: a key to optimizing soil health

{Sponsored}  Using compost for increased tuber yields is not a new concept, but in the last decade or so, a renewed interest in learning exactly how... more »

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 »


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