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Kemin Crop Technologies launches Valena

A new soil amendment to prime soil for optimal plant growth

Kemin Crop Technologies, an initiative of Kemin Industries focused on providing solutions for commercial horticulture, launched a new product, Valena, a soil amendment sourced from a proprietary strain of Euglena gracilis (algae) rich in beta-glucan. Valena is designed to support the growth of healthy and.....

Earth Alive brings products to US market

Earth Alive Clean Technologies is bringing its bacterial soil amendment product to home gardeners in the United States.The first product for the US consumer gardening market, Soil Activator, has garnered world-wide recognition and proven to boost yields of dozens of crops such as tomatoes, blueberries and.....

Nutritional factsheet geraniums

Geraniums require medium levels of fertilization, growing best with 150 to 200 ppm N. Optimal substrate pH values are between 5.8 and 6.5. Geraniums are susceptible to both low and high pH disorders, developing iron (Fe) and manganese (Mn) toxicity at low pH and Fe deficiency at low pH.Geraniums require.....

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 displacementÖ. If you incorporate your fertilizer and are bumping a smaller container to a larger container, take into.....

Controlled release fertilizer in the nursery

Video: How long can media sit?

If you incorporate controlled release fertilizer, youíve probably asked yourself, ĒHow long can media which has had controlled release fertilizer incorporated into it, sit, before the fertilizer starts to release and perhaps negatively affect my crop?"Watch this video and youíll get the answer to this.....