Plant Nutrition

EPA’s biostimulant regulations remain in flux

The EPA’s consideration of a regulation touching on biostimulants is drawing substantial interest from the industry. The agency collected comment... more »

Using linear bed feet for calculating fertigation

Soil test recommendations usually assume fertilizer is spread evenly across a field. However, with plasticulture and fertigation, growers can direct n... more »

Marrone Bio acquires Finnish seed treatment and fertilizer company

Marrone Bio Innovations, a sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions company, announced Aug. 8 that it has entered into a definitive purcha... more »

Nematodes: Scientists make discovery in how plants defend themselves

An international team of 10 scientists, led by plant nematologist Shahid Siddique, a former research group leader at the University of Bonn, Germ... more »

Bayer aims to cut down crop protection volumes in next decade

Bayer has announced plans for increased focus on transparency, sustainability and engagement. Innovation will cut the ecological footprint of Bayer... more »

Healthy Potatoes need Calcium - Agro-K

Timing of Soil Calcium Availability and Supply to Potatoes

{Sponsored} Calcium is a key nutrient for potato growth, quality and marketable yield. Ensuring tubers have access to enough calcium is trickier than... more »

Suggestions for spring cover crops to improve soil health

One principle of managing soil for improved soil health is to always have a crop growing on the soil. This will maintain or add organi... more »

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Soil health: Experts say use one-step-at-a-time approach

Hall-of-Fame quarterback Dan Marino once did a TV commercial endorsing Isotoner gloves. In it, he gifted gloves to his offensive linemen, who were res... more »

Micronutrients for stress reduction in potatoes — and for growers

{Sponsored} Micronutrients tend to fall by the wayside, but their importance should not be overlooked. A comprehensive nutrition plan is paramount. T... more »

Variable rate technology pays off in the Netherlands

University of Wageningen researcher Corné Kempenaar and his colleagues at the Department of Agro Systems Research conducted a study to assess the cos... more »


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