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Mexichem completes acquisition of Netafim

Mexichem has completed the acquisition of an 80% stake in Netafim, from a company backed by the Permira funds after all the governmental authorizations and all the precedent conditions required by the Share Purchase Agreement have been obtained and completed. Kibbutz Hatzerim retains 20% ownership in.....

World first for sustainable soils - topora®aqua

Local raw material provides alternative to coconut products

At IPM 2018 the Kleeschulte Substrate Factory introduced to the market a world first - topora®aqua. The first alternative to peat and coconut products, this product innovation exhibits excellent water-retaining properties and thus opens up completely new possibilities for sustainable soils and substrates......

Portugal: Asfertglobal wins Green Project Award 2017

The Portuguese producer of biofertilizers, Asfertglobal, has won the most important prize awarded for sustainability in Portugal. The Green Project Award is presented every year to the most sustainable projects, and this year there were more than 150 candidates. The award-winners are chosen from nine.....

RHP certification for Plantacote

The company Plantacote N.V. is RHP Horticulture certified with the product inorganic, water soluble fertilizers. The granting of the RHP certificate happened yesterday (January 23) at the IPM in Essen (Germany).Based on research and checks executed by ECAS, the company complies with the requirements as.....

PRO-MIX is launched in France

Premier Tech Horticulture is launching its PRO‑MIXMC line for off-soil vegetable productions in France. As the new year starts, the company steps into the vegetable production picture with a product line relying on both Premier Tech Horticulture's expertise and the effectiveness of the microorganisms.....

US (NC): Yara opens new warehouse facility in Wilmington

To better serve the growing Mid-Atlantic agriculture industry, Yara North America will open a new warehouse facility in Wilmington, North Carolina on February 1, 2018. Customers in the region will now have quicker, more convenient access to the company’s crop nutrition solutions. The new warehouse will be.....

US (CA): WISErg raises $19.2 million to build California plant

WISErg closed a $19.2 million Series C funding round led by Laird Norton Company, bringing the total invested to date to $56.6 million. Existing investors, including Second Avenue Partners, rounded out the list of participants.WISErg has created a new generation of fertilizer products. The company’s products.....

UK: Amendments to AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209)

The AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) has been amended to provide clarity on key changes made during the summer and correct a small number of errors.You can download the amendment sheet and the latest digital version at www.ahdb.org.uk/rb209.Dr James Holmes, AHDB Senior Resource Management Scientist,.....

Video: Why your controlled release fertilizer didn't work as expected

In the below video, Nelson Gonzalez, Territory / Key Account Manager at ICL, discusses the top 10 reasons your controlled release fertilizer may not have performed as you expected.Fertilizer displacement…. If you incorporate your fertilizer and are bumping a smaller container to a larger container, take into.....