Plant Health

Nitrogen management key for organic sweet corn

Building up the nitrogen supplying capacity of the soil is key to growing organic sweet corn. With no high analysis, nitrogen fertilizers approved for... more »

Book details biodynamic grower’s 30 years of no-till practices

Bryan O’Hara once struggled to ramp up pesticide-free vegetable production on a few acres for his livelihood, but after 30 years of labor and learni... more »

Why fiber growing containers are a viable solution

A poll conducted last year by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication revealed that 62% of Americans now believe that, “global warming is c... more »

Building soils for organic production

As a percentage of total food production, organic has increased significantly over the last several decades. In the recent past, the United States was... more »

Brandt showcasing new organic foliar nutrient, Organiplex

Brandt rolled out this week rolled out a new proprietary foliar nutrient technology, Brandt Organiplex. The new product was displayed at the Golf I... more »

BioWorks launches ON-Gard Calcium organic fertilizer

BioWorks recently launched ON-Gard Calcium organic liquid fertilizer with plant-derived protein hydrolysate and calcium chloride for the treatment and... more »

California includes organics in $1.5M fertilizer research grants

[caption id="attachment_914" align="alignright" width="300"] Joji Muramoto is the first Cooperative Extension specialist dedicated to organic agricult... more »

‘Organic’ wounds improve produce, study says

Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists found benefits of insect leaf-wounding in fruit and vegetable production. Stress responses created in the f... more »

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