soil health

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... READ MORE »

Nitrogen boosts late-summer cover crops

In addition to adding organic matter, cover crops have the potential to provide a number of services that can benefit a following vegeta... READ MORE »

Cover crop management flexibility for 2020 added by USDA

The 2018 Farm Bill mandated changes to the treatment of cover crops for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs, which add more flexibility to ... READ MORE »

D.C. Farms, Chandler family honored by Maine Potato Board

The Maine Potato Board has announced the Chandler family of D.C. Farms in Mapleton as the 2019 Farm Family of the Year. Darren Chandler, along wit... READ MORE »

Empire Farm Days to include three soil health-focused panel discussions

Planting green, nutrient management in no-till systems and soil health management in vegetable production are among the practices that will be shared ... READ MORE »

Soil health profitability data target of $850K grant from Cargill

Management practices that improve soil health can be good for the farm and the environment, but farmers need information on economics when deciding wh... READ MORE »

BASF, Rothamsted challenge students to get creative on soil management

Rothamsted Research and BASF are working together in a long-term collaboration to shape modern sustainable agriculture. The goal is to jointly address... READ 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... READ 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... READ 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... READ MORE »


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