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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.....

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"Malfunctioning fertilizer injectors can compromise your spring crop"

A frantic call from a grower late last week reminds me to encourage all growers to check their fertilizer injectors before entering the hectic spring growing season. A malfunctioning injector can add on weeks to your production schedule, reduce crop quality, or even “kill” your plants. While this may seem.....

Petunias yellow? It may not be iron deficiency

Most growers have seen yellowing in the new growth of their petunias, calibrachoa and other crops.If the symptoms appear as interveinal chlorosis (yellow leaves and green veins) of the new growth or if the symptoms progress to the point that the leaves turn completely yellow or white, this is often due to.....

UK: Solufeed opens new webshop

Solufeed first dipped their toe into the waters of e-commerce some 3 years ago when their first web shop was opened. Despite modest offerings and restrained technical capability, the shop has demonstrated significant growth year on year.The experience has thus provided an ideal platform from which to launch.....

Premier Tech Horticulture opens new US facility

Premier Tech Horticulture announces the opening of a new production facility located in Mattaponi, Virginia.This facility now produces new PRO-MIX bark-based growing media products for both professional growers and retail markets.For commercial greenhouses and nursery growers, we offer a choice of three.....

Colombia: Liquid fertilizers enriched with soil activator

Earth Alive Clean Technologies, developer and manufacturer of microbial technology-based products for sustainable agriculture and mining, announces that distribution partner Brenntag Colombia is now adding Earth Alive’s Soil Activator biofertilizer to enhance the efficacy of its liquid fertilizer.....