Soil science

Sun Summit Continues to Intersect Multiple Zones of High-Grade and Bulk Tonnage-Style Gold Mineralization at Buck Property, Central BC

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:00pm

Drills 17 metres of 2.97 g/t AuEq and 7.4 metres of 5.84 g/t AuEq in Hole BK21-024 in the Trench zone, and 54 metres of 1.19 g/t AuEq and 31 metres of 1.46 g/t AuEq in Hole BK21-032 in the Horseshoe zone

Key Points: 
  • 16.87 g/t AuEQ over 1.0 metre within a broader interval of 2.01 g/t AuEQ over 9.0 metres near the bottom of the hole.
  • BK21-026: Broad zones of bulk tonnage-style gold mineralization with local high-grade gold intercepts:
    33.67 g/t AuEQ over 1.0 metres within a broader interval of 1.18 g/t AuEQ over 44.1 metres.
  • BK21-025: Numerous broad zones of bulk tonnage-style gold mineralization:
    9.28 g/t AuEQ over 1.0 metre within a broader interval of 0.64 g/t AuEQ over 39.0 metres from 123.0 metres down hole.
  • BK21-032: Multiple broad zones of >1.0 g/t gold mineralization:
    2.99 g/t AuEQ over 12.3 metres within a broader interval of 1.19 g/t AuEQ over 54.0 metres from 89.0 metres down hole.

Local Farmers Connect Backyard Gardeners to Soil Health with Launch of ReWild Garden Seed

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:10pm

b'CRYSTAL CITY, Manitoba, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Founded by a group of regenerative farmers and soil health advocates from Manitoba, ReWild Garden Seed is on a mission to connect gardeners with soil health.

Key Points: 
  • b'CRYSTAL CITY, Manitoba, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Founded by a group of regenerative farmers and soil health advocates from Manitoba, ReWild Garden Seed is on a mission to connect gardeners with soil health.
  • agricultural seed company, ReWild Garden Seed officially launched in spring 2021, offering backyard farmers looking to improve the health of their soil an alternative to fertilizer.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe like to say healthy soil, healthy garden, healthy people,\xe2\x80\x9d says Joseph Gardiner, co-founder of Covers & Co., and ReWild Garden Seed.
  • Founded by Covers & Co. agricultural seed company, ReWild Garden Seed is owned and operated by regenerative farmers, soil health advocates, and hobby gardeners from the Canadian Prairies.
  • Learn more about how ReWild Garden Seed is bringing garden soil back to life: rewildgardenseed.com\nMedia Contact: Kennedy Collins, kennedy@rewildgardenseed.com , (204) 208-0122 Patricia Benton, patricia@rewildgardenseed.com , (778) 828-3990\n'

UPL Signs a Multi-Year Agreement with the Soil Health Institute to Drive Innovation in Agriculture.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 2:42pm

b'Today, UPL Ltd. is proud to announce a two-year agreement with the Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization whose mission is to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement.

Key Points: 
  • b'Today, UPL Ltd. is proud to announce a two-year agreement with the Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization whose mission is to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement.
  • By 2050, the world will be challenged to feed 9 billion people while also managing limited natural resources and the impact of climate change.
  • No limits, no borders.\xe2\x80\x9d\n\xe2\x80\x9cOur research and training programs are focused to provide useful outcomes for farmers, the environment, and society,\xe2\x80\x9d said Dr. Wayne Honeycutt, CEO of the Soil Health Institute.
  • We bring together leaders in soil health science and the industry to help farmers, ranchers, and landowners adopt soil health systems that build drought resilience, stabilize yield, and benefit their bottom line.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210504005884/en/\n'

Valent and Soil Health Partnership Collaborate to Boost Soil Health

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 5:00pm

b'Valent and the Soil Health Partnership have signed a five-year agreement to evaluate farming practices and innovative technologies that promote soil health.

Key Points: 
  • b'Valent and the Soil Health Partnership have signed a five-year agreement to evaluate farming practices and innovative technologies that promote soil health.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cMaximizing soil health is an essential component to ensuring a more sustainable and profitable farming operation.\xe2\x80\x9d\nJohn Mesko, SHP senior director, said, \xe2\x80\x9cThe Soil Health Partnership truly is a partnership across the ag community for the benefit of farmers as they seek to understand and implement soil health building practices.
  • We appreciate Valent\xe2\x80\x99s commitment and support, both for this collaboration and to a sustainable future for farming and food.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe joint agreement is effective through December 2025.\nAny farmer interested in learning more about Soil Health Partnership should visit soilhealthpartnership.org where you can find a library of soil health resources and subscribe to SHP\xe2\x80\x99s monthly e-newsletter for the latest information.\nThe Soil Health Partnership is a farmer-led initiative that promotes the adoption of soil health practices for economic and environmental benefit.
  • While building a peer-to-peer network, SHP collects on-farm data to evaluate the impacts of soil health practices on the soil, the environment, and the farmer\xe2\x80\x99s bottom line.

Deveron and A & L Canada Laboratories Acquire Woods End Laboratories to Create Leading Soil Health Platform in the United States

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 12:00pm

Deveron and A & L have been long-standing partners in Canada, providing turn-key soil health solutions for farmers and agribusiness across the country.

Key Points: 
  • Deveron and A & L have been long-standing partners in Canada, providing turn-key soil health solutions for farmers and agribusiness across the country.
  • For the last 46 years Woods End has focused on creating solutions for the agriculture, compost and soil health markets.
  • Its flagship brand, Solvita, is a leading soil health diagnostic product utilized across the globe to help measure the biological activity in soil.
  • About Woods End: Woods End is a leading soil health research company founded in 1974, that has focused on creating products, process and consulting for agriculture, compost and other soil health initiatives.

Organic farms can take climate change fighting power to new level

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 8:36pm

Now a new study directed by the University of Maryland in collaboration with The Organic Center , digs down into the specific ways that organic farmers can take their climate change fighting power to the next level .

Key Points: 
  • Now a new study directed by the University of Maryland in collaboration with The Organic Center , digs down into the specific ways that organic farmers can take their climate change fighting power to the next level .
  • This important study helps amplify organics advantage when it comes to mitigating climate change and building soil health by quantifying the carbon sequestration potential of specific organic soil management practices, said Dr. Jessica Shade, Director of Science Programs for The Organic Center.
  • Our meta-analyses provides a holistic view on the relative impact of various Best Management Practices on Soil Organic Carbon and Microbial Biomass Carbon concentrations within organic farming systems.
  • The project builds on the extensive work The Organic Center has completed to support soil health and climate change mitigation.

On-Farm Trials Show That SOURCE™ by Sound Agriculture Can Increase Yield and Reduce Nitrogen Needs

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

SOURCE grows corn more efficiently by reducing the need for nitrogen fertilizer by 25-50 lbs per acre.

Key Points: 
  • SOURCE grows corn more efficiently by reducing the need for nitrogen fertilizer by 25-50 lbs per acre.
  • Nitrogen is the most essential nutrient for plant growth, yet overuse of nitrogen fertilizers can have significant environmental consequences.
  • SOURCE is a microbiome activator that unlocks both nitrogen and phosphorus to increase nutrient use efficiency.
  • Results from 2020 trials at multiple locations showed that using SOURCE enabled the reduction of 25 lbs of nitrogen while maintaining or increasing yield.

Golden Sky drills 1.34 g/t Au over 71.6 meters in discovery drill hole at Hotspot Property, Yukon Territory

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 12:45pm

In addition to the geological and geochemical settings, the grade and style of gold mineralization show similarities to these deposits.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to the geological and geochemical settings, the grade and style of gold mineralization show similarities to these deposits.
  • At Hotspot, the widest and most consistently mineralized intercept was returned from HSRC-20-06 (0.40 g/t Au over 83.82m).
  • Oxidation occurred throughout the majority of the hole, with variable concentrations of pyrite (1-5%).
  • An example of this occurs in hole HSRC-20-03, which returned 2.26 g/t Au over 1.52m within a broader interval of 0.62 g/t Au over 19.81m (67.06m - 86.87m).

Valent BioSciences Announces New Educational Initiatives Supporting World Soil Day, Healthy Soils, and Sustainable Crop Production

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

In support of World Soil Day, Valent BioSciences LLC, the worldwide leader in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of biorational products, announced several strategic initiatives that highlight the importance of healthy soils and sustainable crop production.

Key Points: 
  • In support of World Soil Day, Valent BioSciences LLC, the worldwide leader in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of biorational products, announced several strategic initiatives that highlight the importance of healthy soils and sustainable crop production.
  • World Soil Day is a United Nations International Day of Significance that is held annually on December 5th in order to emphasize the role of healthy soil and advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources.
  • As a global leader in agriculture, we pledge our support for World Soil Day by expanding awareness to everyone dependent upon healthy soils for life.
  • Valent BioSciences employees are also encouraged to engage in hands-on, soil-related activities through a variety of volunteer initiatives.

Plant-Grow Inc. announces no-risk farmer program for beneficial microbes to improve plant yield and profitability

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 1:00pm

Farmers are at a crossroads and face many challenges including low domestic demand, storm recovery, international tariffs, stored supply and competition.

Key Points: 
  • Farmers are at a crossroads and face many challenges including low domestic demand, storm recovery, international tariffs, stored supply and competition.
  • Plant-Grow expects to help American farmers level the playing field with its patented products.
  • The trial program enables farmers to be confident that the Plant-Grow's beneficial microbes actually improve yield and profit.
  • The use of Plant-Grow products contributes to healthy soils that contain microbes necessary for preventing disease, reducing plant stress, and restoring nutrients.