News on Fertilizer Application from the United States
Hydrite awarded One Green Globes certification for new corporate headquarters by the Green Building Initiative
October 27, 2022Hydrite, an integrated manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and related services, has earned a Green Globes® for New Construction certification with a One Green Globes rating for its new corporate headquarters
US Government invests USD 500 Million to stimulate Innovative American-Made Fertilizer Production
October 14, 2022U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced last month that the United States government is making USD 500 million in grants available to increase American-made fertilizer production to spur competition.
Yara establishes Potato Incubator Farm in Washington to study Crop Nutrition synergy and Carbon Footprint Reduction
April 27, 2022Yara has recently established a new Incubator Farm, aimed at exploring how a complete potato crop nutrition program that drives productivity and grower profitability can simultaneously lead to a reduced carbon footprint.
USDA and EPA Announce Winners of the Next Gen Fertilizer Innovations Challenge
October 22, 2021The United States Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the Next Gen Fertilizer Innovations Challenge, the second of a two-part to Advance Agricultural Sustainability in the United States.
Fertilizer Prices for 2022 Crop Will Be Near or Above Historic Highs
October 05, 2021North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension specialist shares tips for improving profitability during times of high fertilizer prices.
MountainKing: The quality of the Colorado potato crop 'extraordinary'
September 20, 2021As MountainKing readies for its fall harvest, early tests from its fields in Colorado’s San Luis Valley offer encouraging signs for several of the brand’s gourmet varieties including its yellow-flesh varietals.
PepsiCo to Move to Regenerative Farming Practices for all its ingredients
April 20, 2021Pepsico's Efforts are Estimated to Reduce At Least 3 Million Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by the End of the Decade. PepsiCo's 'Positive Agriculture' Ambition Additionally Targets to Improve Livelihoods of Those in its Agricultural Supply Chain, and Sustainably Source 100% of its Key Ingredients.
Bayer Velum Prime and Movento manage Nematodes for better yields and plant health in Pacific Northwest
January 23, 2020With the potential to cause up to 90 percent annual yield loss, nematodes can be a key threat to a potato crop. Nematodes affect potatoes directly by feeding on roots and tubers and indirectly through transmission of diseases.
Simplot strengthens agricultural retail presence with acquisition of Pinnacle Agriculture
December 03, 2019The combined complementary footprint of Simplot Grower Solutions and Pinnacle stores will grow to more than 200 locations across North America.
Bill Gates: 'We should discuss soil as much as we talk about coal'
March 27, 2019In the latest addition to his blog (https://www.gatesnotes.com), Bill Gates highlights that in order to fight climate change, we need to look beyond decarbonizing the way we generate electricity. We need to look at agriculture for example...