Fertilizers

Philippines: Government intensifies soil rejuvenation program

The Department of Agriculture (DA) will intensify its soil rejuvenation program nationwide to sustain the increased productivity of rice, corn, vegetables, coconut, fruits, and other major crops. “One of our continuing major challenges is how to increase productivity and reduce the cost of production.…

Patent-pending adjuvant increases nutrient assimilation

US: New fertilizer adjuvant presented

Verano365® has launched a new adjuvant that improves fertilizer efficiency, benefiting greenhouse growers’ return on investments in applied nutrient inputs. Evofactor™ uses the company’s proprietary technology, OpusMAX™, to promote nutrient availability to plants when it is used with water-soluble…

New webinar on plant production lunch and learn

The UNH Cooperative Extension Landscape and Greenhouse Team is hosting a "Plant Production Lunch and Learn" webinar series (nine webinars for further detail visit link below).There is no limit to the number of attendees.  Topics will include the impact of biochar application on soil water retention, the way…

Pig fertilizer from bioreactor in cucumber

Together with Wageningen University & Research, Van der Knaap Groep has conducted a test in which they have made use of two different types of mineral nutrients. Karel de Bruijn: "We look at the difference between mineral nutrients and mineral nutrients in which calcium and potassium nitrate is made of…

expected production around 100,000 tons of ammonia per year

Saipem to build an Ammonia plant for Haifa Group in Israel

Haifa Group and Saipem have signed a contract worth over 200 million USD for the building of a long-awaited ammonia plant at Mishor Rotem site. The contract was signed during an online ceremony in the presence of Haifa Group CEO, Motti Levin, Haifa Group board member and project leader, Dr. Eli Abramov,…

Dreamstime

Ugandan grower uses charcoal dust as fertilizer

Peter Byaruhanga is an interesting agriculturist. Around his home in Bukalasa, near Bukalasa agriculture training college is all kinds of plants under research and…

A. Richa, S. Touil and M. Fizir

Recent advances and perspectives in the treatment of hydroponic wastewater

Research by A. Richa, S. Touil and M. Fizir highlights the recent developments in the treatment of hydroponic wastewater. The rapid development of hydroponic farming produces a large amount of wastewater rich in nutrients and organic matters thus imposes great harm to humans and the environment if the…

Managing salt uptake in lettuce with biology

Studies in the United States have shown the important role soil biology plays in managing high sodium levels in lettuce crops. To assist growers with managing their salt, a biological product has been developed – and the benefits have been wide-ranging, including improved crop quality and higher…

Improving nutrient and water use efficiencies in multi-loop aquaponics systems

The sustainable development of agricultural systems where nutrients and water are recycled to a high degree is of enormous importance. Traditional aquaponics, where fish and plants are cultivated in one recirculating system, addresses these ecological challenges, but still struggles with its economical…

App calculates precise amount of nutrients

Fertilizer Calculator helps growers calculate fertilizer

To get the right amount of fertilizer for your plants requirements and then to change them as your plant grows, and to prepare stock solutions, needs a lot of calculations. The solution is the Fertilizer Calculator, which was created as an easy and fast solution to understanding your soil and hydroponic…

RHP certification for SQM Holland

The company SQM Holland is RHP Horticulture certified with the product inorganic, water soluble substrate fertilizers. Based on research and checks executed by ECAS, the…


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