Plant Nutrition

Levity technology keeps nitrogen in amine form to improve yields

Nitrogen is the most used and least understood of all agricultural nutritional inputs. Typically, only a third of applied nitrogen is taken up by crop... more »

Nutrien acquires soil health tech company Actagro for $340 million

Nutrien Ltd. has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase 100 percent of the equity of Actagro LLC, a leading developer, manufacturer and marke... more »

Finely milled calcium product easier for potatoes to absorb

Oro Agri is introducing a new product designed to give potatoes readily available calcium during high-demand periods, such as tuber formation. Enco... more »

Valent’s Fierce MTX herbicide receives EPA approval

Valent U.S.A. has launched Fierce MTZ Herbicide — a stand-alone liquid formulation that combines the company’s leading herbicide, Fierce Herbici... more »

Legion Bio Chem launches new seed treatment designed to increase plant health

Legion Bio Chem recently launched its newest product, EnduraSeed, adding to the EnduraGro biologicals product line. Legion’s GroWell Solutions incl... more »

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 »


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