soil health

UI professor gets grant for organic potato weed control research

Weed management, soil health, and the nutritional quality of foods grown organically continue to be high priority research topics for organic producer... READ MORE »

Soil Health Academy adding virtual learning platform

The Soil Health Academy is taking their three-day regenerative agriculture school programs virtual through "Regen 101." Soil Health Academy creator... READ MORE »

Heliae Agriculture having soil health webinar series

Exemplifying the belief that soil health is an opportunity and responsibility for every farm, Heliae Agriculture has announced a virtual two-day educa... READ MORE »

Virginia Tech receives grant to study microbiomes

For centuries, scientists have worked above ground, studying plants and their effect on biodiversity. Lying below the scientists’ feet, though, is a... READ MORE »

Oil-coated sand may hold more moisture in soil

Growers often need to regulate soil temperature, reduce weeds and minimize water loss. Agricultural mulch can help farmers do so. But the plastic in ... READ 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,... READ MORE »

Bills in House, Senate would incentivize climate-smart farming practices

In June, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced the Growing Climate Solutions Act, a bill designed to incentivize climate-smart farming practi... READ 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... READ MORE »

Wheatgrass has potential as cover, rotational crop

Wheatgrass is packed with beneficial nutrients, which makes the crop a popular superfood. And now, more farmers will have access to growing this benef... READ MORE »

Idaho awards grants for PVY, soil health, dehy potato export studies

Interest in the Idaho State Department of Agriculture’s annual specialty crop program was up considerably this year compared with last year. ISDA... READ MORE »

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