Plant Nutrition

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 »

FBSciences, Yara partnership leads to new biostimulant-calcium nitrate product

FBSciences Inc., a global leader in naturally derived plant health technologies and products, has announced a partnership agreement with Yara North Am... more »

List of states approved for agriculture drone spraying continues to grow

This week Rantizo, an agtech drone spraying startup, added five more states to its list of eligible operations. With the latest approvals, the Rantizo... more »


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