AkzoNobel is to invest more than €10 million in Sweden to expand capacity for its chelated micronutrients, which are used as essential ingredients in the agricultural market.

The project, at Kvarntorp, will help meet growing demand for micronutrients, particularly in regions with poor soil conditions. Due to be completed next year, the expansion will primarily add capacity for high performance iron chelates, in which AkzoNobel is market leader.


No other soil moisture probe system enables you to monitor your soil water profiles with such ease and flexibility. Install an access tube into the soil, insert the PR2 Profile Probe and get an instantaneous reading via handheld readout device, or connect the PR2 to a data logger and leave the system to record soil moisture changes over time.


Eco Agro Resources announces the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has allowed three patents - application numbers 14/553,107, 14/689,470, and 13/890,082 - to Eco Agro for its unique stabilizer formulation technology. These patent allowances are the first of over 15 patents currently in process for unique, new agricultural products developed by Eco Agro research.
The allowed patents protect hundreds of possible combinations of active ingredients used to stabilize fertilizer , such as NBPT, DMPP, DCD, Nitrapyrin and multiple solvent options.


CLERMONT, Fla. – March 24th, 2017 - Senninger announced the release of the new upright and inverted Micro-Sprinklers, designed to make installation easier and offer better options for efficient irrigation in nurseries, greenhouses and under-tree installations. They are available with 5 different flow options to meet various crop needs. Senninger’s micro-sprinklers provide high uniformity and distribution at low pressures.


HASTINGS, NEBRASKA — January, 2017 - T-L Irrigation Co., the exclusive manufacturer of hydrostatically powered pivot irrigation systems, is pleased to announce the availability of its GPS Navigation Linear System.


LOGAN, UTAH--Campbell Scientific, a manufacturer of research-grade measurement instruments for over 42 years, is now offering the accurate, rugged EE181 air-temperature and relative-humidity (RH) probe. It is ideal for low-power, unattended applications requiring outstanding long-term stability and reliability.


Kassel – January 11, 2017
Today, K+S successfully completed the purchase of the activities of Chinese fertilizer producer Huludao Magpower Fertilizers Co., Ltd. (Magpower) announced on July 14, 2016. The acquisition will further expand the specialty business and with the production site in China, access to the South-East Asian growth markets will be improved.


WACONIA, MN, January 3: Since 1995 A.J. Sackett and Sons and Waconia Manufacturing have been linked as partners and leaders in providing engineering and equipment to the fertilizer industry. As of January 1st 2017, the two Companies, under the same ownership, consolidated further by aligning their sales force and product lines. The two fertilizer industry frontrunners will become Sackett-Waconia.


Valley, NE – Jan 4th 2017 - Valley®, a global participant in irrigation technology, introduces new center pivot controls with the Valley ICON family of smart panels, providing intuitive control for any center pivot irrigation machine. 

“With our release of four new control panels, growers will see firsthand the ease of operation with a very simple interface that’s extremely intuitive,” explains John Campbell, Valley Irrigation Manager of Technology Advancement and Adoption.


Engis, 20th December 2016 – The Prayon Group, a world leader in the phosphates sector, has added a new product to its Hortipray® range of fertilisers: Calcium Nitrate EXTRA (17 - 0 - 0 + 33% CaO). Less water is more calcium.