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UK: AHDB Nutrient Management Guide available for download

The new AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) is now available to download as app and interactive digital versions.The guide, which is being launched on 24 May at the Grassland & Muck event, offers best practice guidance on the application of mineral fertilisers, manures and slurries to crops and.....

Poultry litter ash reduces Lantana camara phosphorus losses

Phosphorus (P) fertilizers with high water-solubility are often applied in excessive amounts to porous horticultural substrates to produce high-quality plants. As a result, high P losses during containerized plant production have presented an environmental challenge to responsible growers.Poultry litter ash.....

Australia: Growing media tailor-made for production nurseries

There’s been a revolution going on in Australian nurseries. No longer are plants grown in soil dug up from the back paddock, but in complex formulas that often these days don’t even contain soil.Understanding the needs of different plants and the impact of local conditions, and investing in quality growing.....

CAN (QC): Berger acquires Tourbière H. Théberge

Berger announces the acquisition of Tourbière Henri Théberge & Associés Inc., a peat producer near Berger’s harvesting site in Saint-Modeste, Québec. This alliance will take effect on May 31st. This is Berger’s second acquisition in 2017.Berger has been growing steadily over the past few years and this.....

What are the best growing media for outdoor perennials?

When growing outdoor plants, you need a growing medium which drains very well, as it may rain and it could over water your pots. Best solution would be to use a bark-based growing medium as it drains really well and your plant roots won't be overly watered. Coir-based growing media are also a good solution.....

Choosing a fertilizer for Mums and Perennials

With the recent introductions of PRO-MIX products with ‘coir chunks’, the producer has been getting questions about which PRO-MIX product is best suited for perennials, mums and small nursery containers.Premier Tech Horticulture produces several PRO-MIX blends that are suitable for these applications,.....

Soil Activator approved across Central America

Earth Alive Clean Technologies has completed country registration of Soil Activator for all of Central America. The latest country registration was acquired April 21st in El Salvador. This registration completes the legal requirements for importing and distributing Soil Activator in the region, making Soil.....

US: $20M in funding for biocarbon product supplier

Agriculture technology company Cool Planet has closed on $19.3 million in Series A financing and note conversion to commercialize its Cool Terra and Cool Fauna Engineered Biocarbon products. Cool Planet is focused on developing products that are simultaneously profitable as well as sustainable and has raised.....