New Fertilizer Technology May Help Farmers Reduce Nitrogen Load

Dan Florida, Industry News Release

LIVE OAK, FL (UF/IFAS-Oct. 21, 2019) — In the Suwannee Valley, farmers are diligently searching for solutions, or Best Management Practices (BMPs), to efficiently use fertilizers in crop production. At the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center – Suwannee Valley (UF/IFAS NFREC-SV), a team led by Bob Hochmuth, UF/IFAS Extension regional specialized agent for vegetable crops and assistant center …

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Right Fertilizer for the Ultimate Tomato Harvest

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom lets you know about the different types, as well as what is needed for the right fertilizer for the ultimate tomato harvest. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Like all plants, tomatoes require three main macronutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. For all plant life, nitrogen allows for thick, full leaf growth. Phosphorus is required for blossom, …


Fertilizer Company to Halt Production to Curb Excess Supply

Dan Industry News Release

Canada’s Potash Corp announced last week it would temporarily shut down production at two Canadian mines, as part of a longstanding strategy to match supply to demand. Reuters says the company will curtail output at one facility for ten weeks starting November 19th, and for eight weeks at another facility starting December 3rd. It said the number of temporary layoffs …