Nutrient Management Stories
Part of a sustainable cropping system includes desiging fields to wrap around hilly terrain to limit runoff and soil erosion.  Photo credit: Rosemary Gordon
Crop Protection
August 4, 2016
Cover Crops Are Critical To Keeping Soil Healthy
Cover crops are now far more prescriptive; they are not just a good idea with some minor erosion control benefits. Read More
South Florida algal bloom from the air near Stuart, FL
Citrus
July 6, 2016
Algal Bloom Crisis Forcing Florida Farmers To Tread Water
With state of emergency actions underway, growers and industry stakeholders are having to face, respond to critics. Read More
fertilizer
Fruits
June 18, 2016
New Effort Highlights The Heralded 4 Rs Of Crop Nutrition
The Nature Conservancy and The Fertilizer Institute join forces in nutrient stewardship partnership and related sustainable farming practices. Read More
A tattered and wrinkled thank you note
Citrus
April 22, 2016
Happy Trails To A Great Researcher, Better Friend [Opinion]
Dr. Brian Boman worked with growers to examine their nutrient and water use and how practices could be modified to not only lessen environmental impacts, but also increase growers’ profitability. Read More
Note the root distribution below a drip emitter and microsprinkler. (Photo credit: Wes Asai)
Nutrient Management
February 27, 2016
Tips To Formulate A Nutrient Strategy
Some myths are worth exploring when establishing a nutrition plan. Read More
This field of cauliflower is deficient in nitrogen.
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More Vegetables
February 25, 2016
Fine-Tune Your Brassica Nutrition Program
Learn to properly manage nutrient deficiencies in broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower. Read More
Fertilizer bander in a Florida potato field
Citrus
January 18, 2016
Farming Fertility Practices Evolving With Environment In Mind
Improving water quality while maintaining production is being achieved in American agriculture. Read More
Yara's CheckIT app screenshot
Fertilizer
December 27, 2015
Yara Introduces Almonds To CheckIT
Growers can download free app to help identify crop nutrient deficiencies. Read More
Cell phone
Nutrient Management
November 16, 2015
New Agronomic Nutrient Calculator App Available
The app from H.J. Baker is a planning tool for fertilizer applications and soil nutrient needs. Read More
Jonathan Brown of Bethel Farms standing in a field of sod in Arcadia, FL
Citrus
November 11, 2015
Technology, Turf Experience Moving The Needle For Bethel Farms’ Citrus Groves
Information is power for this Southwest Florida farming operation. Read More
A pod of manatees at Blue Springs State Park In Orange City, FL
Citrus
October 16, 2015
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Pushes For Water Policy
Adam Putnam seeking to avoid crisis by calling for comprehensive, flexible, statewide legislation. Read More
Strawberry Stewardship
Fertilizer
October 7, 2015
Nominations Open For The Fertilizer Institute’s 2016 4R Advocate Awards Program
The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program honors growers and fertilizer retailers who demonstrate a strong commitment to nutrient use efficiency. Read More
The Latest
Crop Protection
August 14, 2016
Improving Drought Resilience And Reducin…
Soil health experts gain ground on standardized measurements and identify future research needs. Read More
Citrus
August 9, 2016
Florida Farmers Need Not Sink Amid Algal…
In the wake of an algal bloom disaster, growers need to be prepared, proactive, and farm smart. There is much at stake. Read More
Citrus
August 9, 2016
Water Quality Win Streak Continues For S…
Despite record rainfall, producers in the Everglades Agricultural Area again exceed phosphorus reduction standards. Read More
Crop Protection
August 4, 2016
Cover Crops Are Critical To Keeping Soil…
Cover crops are now far more prescriptive; they are not just a good idea with some minor erosion control benefits. Read More
Citrus
July 6, 2016
Algal Bloom Crisis Forcing Florida Farme…
With state of emergency actions underway, growers and industry stakeholders are having to face, respond to critics. Read More
Fruits
June 18, 2016
New Effort Highlights The Heralded 4 Rs …
The Nature Conservancy and The Fertilizer Institute join forces in nutrient stewardship partnership and related sustainable farming practices. Read More
Citrus
April 22, 2016
Happy Trails To A Great Researcher, Bett…
Dr. Brian Boman worked with growers to examine their nutrient and water use and how practices could be modified to not only lessen environmental impacts, but also increase growers’ profitability. Read More
Nutrient Management
February 27, 2016
Tips To Formulate A Nutrient Strategy
Some myths are worth exploring when establishing a nutrition plan. Read More
More Vegetables
February 25, 2016
Fine-Tune Your Brassica Nutrition Progra…
Learn to properly manage nutrient deficiencies in broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower. Read More
Citrus
January 18, 2016
Farming Fertility Practices Evolving Wit…
Improving water quality while maintaining production is being achieved in American agriculture. Read More
Fertilizer
December 27, 2015
Yara Introduces Almonds To CheckIT
Growers can download free app to help identify crop nutrient deficiencies. Read More
Nutrient Management
November 16, 2015
New Agronomic Nutrient Calculator App Av…
The app from H.J. Baker is a planning tool for fertilizer applications and soil nutrient needs. Read More
Citrus
November 11, 2015
Technology, Turf Experience Moving The N…
Information is power for this Southwest Florida farming operation. Read More
Citrus
October 16, 2015
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Pushes …
Adam Putnam seeking to avoid crisis by calling for comprehensive, flexible, statewide legislation. Read More
Fertilizer
October 7, 2015
Nominations Open For The Fertilizer Inst…
The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program honors growers and fertilizer retailers who demonstrate a strong commitment to nutrient use efficiency. Read More
Fruits
October 4, 2015
Precise Water Usage Boosts Nutrient Upta…
Optimize the flow of fertilizers to your crops through proper soil moisture management. Read More
Crop Protection
September 30, 2015
Managing Soil Variables For Sustainable …
I grew up on a sheep and hay farm in Upstate New York (along with an assortment of other livestock, pets, Read More
Citrus
September 10, 2015
Survey Says General Public Has Trust In …
To the contrary, local politicians and policymakers score producers lower when it comes to decisions on usage. Read More
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