Fertilizers

Transbaikalia issued warnings about incorrect pesticide and agrochemical usage

In January 2023, Russia's agriculture watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor in the Transbaikalia region issued 29 warnings for violating mandatory requirements for handling chemical crop…

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CAN (MB): Manitoba government launches fertilizer efficiency calculator

As part of its ongoing commitment to support the agricultural industry and help farm producers develop climate change resiliency, the Manitoba government is launching a new fertilizer efficiency calculator tool, Agriculture Minister Derek Johnson announced. “Manitoba farm producers are great stewards of…

Bee Vectoring Technologies and BioSafe Systems start selling CR-7 products into foliar and soil drench markets

Bee Vectoring Technologies International Inc. and BioSafe Systems jointly announced a signed commercial agreement. BioSafe Systems, an industry leader in environmentally…

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US (WV): WVU researcher developing technology that recycles urine for fertilizer

A U.S. researcher is developing a technology that would enable urine treatment to happen quickly, thus promoting the recovery of nitrogen that can be sold as agricultural fertilizer. Kevin Orner, a West Virginia University (WVU) Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources assistant…

How conventional and organic growers can achieve higher yields while saving on fertilizers

He grew up in New York City, didn’t have any contacts in the agricultural industry, and had never been to a farm. But after selling a successful business at age 63 and being introduced to BountiGel, he saw the transformational potential of the product and decided he had to launch Carbon Neutral Ag…

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Deepak Fertilisers demerges its mining chemicals and fertilizer business

Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (DFPCL) will demerge its fertilizer and mining chemicals business in a move described as a strategic shift from commodity to specialty. Smartchem Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of DFPCL, will become the crop nutrition arm of DFPCL, with…

Organic fertilizer of plant-based waste flows are 'exceptionally rich in free amino acids'

Most people in the world see plant waste as an inferior waste product, but when Peter Mlein noticed that it is full of nutrients, he started Biota Nutri. Since then, he noticed various plant-based waste flows appeared to be filled with nutrients, and the company is working on ways to enhance the value of…

"Increasing demand for coco substrate and sustainable cultivation systems with circular fertilizers"

Innovation and sustainability are terms you often hear in passing. At a company like Van der Knaap, they are very much focused on distinguishing themselves in those areas, says Peter van den Dool, Company Development Officer. "We really want to be able to stand out in terms of innovation, sustainability,…

Help for growers who want to scale up their vegetable farm for wholesale markets

As local foods are gaining more popularity in the US, many producers now see an opportunity to grow their farms by scaling up and expanding to wholesale markets. Selling to a…


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