Fertilizer affordability starts to improve after two turbulent years

Extreme market volatility and record-high prices severely impacted fertilizer demand in 2022. According to a new Rabobank report, affordability is starting to improve, and a rapid recovery in consumption is possible in some regions in 2023. But in most cases, demand will take a while to return to…

"This is the first time we are involved in cannabis cultivation research"

"We learn, which is an important goal I think all partners share," says De Ceuster Meststoffen, better known as DCM, about their participance in Cultivation for Compounds (CfC). The CfC is a Dutch four-year research project and representation program committed to cannabis cultivation."DCM is a…

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Terps Plus fertilizers enhancer for cannabis and hemp growers launched

Microbe Life Hydroponics has released Terps Plus, a new fertilizer enhancer specially formulated to increase cannabinoid output and terpene production in cannabis and hemp plants. "Terps Plus is a cannabis-proven suite of technologies, which was developed for hydroponics over 4 years, custom formulated…

Jeff Hayward, MIIM Horticulture:

“It behaves like a synthetic, while providing the best nature has to offer”

“The cannabis industry is on the cusp of a new green revolution. The most important technological developments of the next few decades will undoubtedly be rooted in a more biological approach to growing,” says Jeff Hayward, Organic Mechanic at MIIM Horticulture. The company started with the aim of…

"A better alternative plant nutrient system"

BioQuality is a new, organic, 100% plant-based vegan liquid fertilizer. It is a complete fertilizer kit for the full season and includes a chart with instructions for dosage. Each of the six products included can also be sold separately. "It has minimal salt content and, due to its plant-based nature,…

Yara results down because of declining market prices

Yara reports its 1Q results were impacted by falling prices, but they expect a thighter nitrogen market into 2Q. The company's first-quarter EBITDA, excl. special items, was…

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How to calculate fertilizer rates?

Did you know just as with pH, each type of plant has a preferred Electrical conductivity (EC) range within which it can thrive? In general, though, if your EC is very low, your plant probably doesn’t have enough food. On the other hand, if your EC is very high, you run the risk of burning your roots or…

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US (WA): State shutters cannabis businesses due to old pesticide

Cannabis regulators have halted operations at several outdoor pot farms and processing facilities on a stretch of former fruit orchards in north-central Washington state after testing found high levels of chemicals related to a dangerous pesticide used decades ago. The sweeping action announced Thursday…

Water Soluble Salts

Griffin adds Hortus USA products to US and Canada portfolio

Griffin, one of the largest horticultural distribution and brokerage companies in the United States, announced an exclusive master distributorship agreement with Hortus USA Corp., the manufacturer of Hortus IBA Water Soluble Salts, a U.S. EPA-registered plant rooting product. Hortus is the exclusive U.S.…

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