Soil Health

Calculating benefit of nutrients in manure versus fertilizer

Given the high costs of "commercial" fertilizer components (N, P, K), many are looking at the range of nutrient credit from “unmanipulated animal or... more »

Midwestern BioAg, Indigo Agriculture collaborate to support carbon farming

Midwestern BioAg (MBA) is collaborating with Indigo Agriculture to help farmers access and maximize success in the rapidly growing market for agricult... more »

Justice Department responds on behalf of USDA in organic lawsuit

The Coalition for Sustainable Organics (CSO) is heartened by the initial response of the Department of Justice to defend organic growers’ rights to... more »

PhycoTerra makes ’10 most innovative products’ list

Heliae Agriculture recently announced that PhycoTerra ST, a seed coating, was named a Top 10 Most Innovative Product by a leading seed industry public... more »

Verde Resources to kickstart carbon farming with biochar in Missouri

Verde Resources Inc., a subsidiary of Verde Renewables, recently signed a lease-to-purchase agreement for a 24-acre property in La Belle, Missouri, cr... more »

Researchers explore how biochar affects microbes, trees

Biochar is similar to charcoal and can be added to soil with the goal of improving its quality. It can help increase nutrient and water retention. How... more »

Certis Biologicals debuts nematode-controlling product

Certis Biologicals recently announced the launch of MeloCon LC, a water-dispersible concentrate containing spores from a naturally-occurring soil... more »

No-till grower wins 80 acres’ worth of PhycoTerra

Joe Sperfslage, a no-till grower from Coggin, Iowa, recently won 80 acres of PhycoTerra soil microbial food from Heliae Agriculture, an algal tech com... more »

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