Plant Health

Trade group to introduce seal for certified humic ag products

The Humic Products Trade Association, or HPTA, will hold its annual meeting Nov. 15-17, 2021, in Gilbert, Arizona. The meeting will focus on the bi... more »

How to measure nitrogen in ‘green manure’ cover crops

Both chemical fertilizers and cover crops can help build the nitrogen content in soil. But cover crops come with many other benefits, like improving s... more »

Cascade Organic Farms harvesting 4 tons per acre of hard red wheat

Cascade Organic Farms is wrapping up the harvest of several thousand acres of new-crop irrigated organic hard red wheat, and the crop is looking very ... more »

Long-term field research shows value of Solvita soil tests

A long-term study by the University of Guelph shows the usefulness of Solvita soil tests as tools to predict soil health. The study, published in ... more »

University of Nebraska-Lincoln to trial Bion’s new, manure-derived fertilizer

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) will study the agronomic performance of a new, biobased ammonium bicarbonate fertilizer, AD Nitrogen, on fie... more »

Bion seeks OMRI certification for solid version of manure-based fertilizer

Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. recently announced that it has submitted a new application to the Organic Materials Review Institute seeking an ... more »

EU backs 11-country effort for fertilizer from fishery waste

The European Union is backing a project to produce agricultural fertilizers from fisheries waste. The project, called Sea2Land, is a 4-year collabo... more »

‘No-kill’ fertilizer, ClimateGard, launched

Folkston, Georgia-based Johnny Appleseed Organic recently launched a new product, ClimateGard, marketed as  “the first no-kill, premium, all-purpo... more »

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