Alltech Mycotoxin Forecast

Jamie Johansen

Dr. Max Hawkins, Alltech nutritionist, is the one behind the scenes making sense of all the numbers and values collected from samples and creating the mycotoxin risk assessments. These assessments are sent out to the Alltech sales force and customer ensuring they get the most information back from a sample as possible. The World Dairy Expo was a perfect venue …

Agribusiness, Alltech, Corn, Forage, Nutrient Management, World Dairy Expo

FS Puts 4R in Focus at #FarmProgressShow

Lizzy Schultz

Nutrient management and stewardship was a hot topic at the 2016 Farm Progress Show, and the team from GROWMARK and the FS System was on hand during this year’s event to speak with growers about a variety of innovative solutions to all of their nutrient management concerns. Tim Berkland, Strategic Agronomy Marketing Manager for GROWMARK, sat down with AgWired’s Cindy …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Crop Nutrition, Crop Protection, Farm Progress Show, Growmark, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management

Midwest Row Crop Collaborative Launches

Joanna Schroeder

The Midwest Row Crop Collaborative was announced during the 2016 Farm Progress Show this week to add more support to on-farm conservation programs and practices. First out of the gate, the Collaborative will raise $4 million dollars over five years to support the Soil Health Partnership (SHP), a National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) initiative. The Collaborative was created to support, …

Agribusiness, Audio, Conservation, environment, Farm Progress Show, NCGA, Nutrient Management, Soil, Soil Health Partnership

EFC Systems and Adapt-N Announce Integration

Kelly Marshall

EFC Systems, Inc. and Agronomic Tehcnology Corp have announced the integration of their products, Field Alytics and Adapt-N respectively.  This integration means FieldAlytics users may use data already on file to create variable rate nitrogen recommendations- recommendations that are powerful, unbiased and scientifically validated.  FieldAlytics customers gain easy access to Adapt-N’s nitrogen diagnostics, alerts, and recommendations. “We achieved our goal to …

Agribusiness, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management

DuPont Pioneer Soil Fertility Study Shows P & K Deficiencies

Jamie Johansen

A new DuPont Pioneer study conducted across 12 Corn Belt states demonstrates that growers may be leaving profit potential in the field each season if they don’t carefully manage phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) levels. The research confirms P and K deficiencies can make a real difference in both yield potential and grain quality and that developing a fertility management …

Agribusiness, Corn, Dupont Pioneer, Nutrient Management

GYPSOIL Offers UltraCal Lime from GLC Minerals

Kelly Marshall

GLC Minerals of Green Bay, Wisconsin and GYPSOIL Division of Beneficial Reuse Management have an agreement to provide growers with high-quaility, high-calcium agriculture lime.  For the first time GYPSOIL will be offering lime as part of its lineup.  The new product will be labeled GYPSOIL UltraCal Lime, manufactured by GLC Minerals. “We are very excited to offer our customers the highest …

Agribusiness, Nutrient Management, Soil

Veris Technologies and The Climate Corporation Collaborate

Cindy Zimmerman

Veris Technologies and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, have announced a collaboration to make high resolution soil maps from Veris on-the-go soil sensors available as a key data layer for the agronomic models in The Climate Corporation’s Climate FieldView™ platform. Both companies are excited about the partnership to enhance farmer access to precise soil mapping technology and …

Nitrogen, Nutrient Management, Soil

BioFlora Offers Organic Nutrient Balance

Kelly Marshall

The USDA reports that total organic acreage is increasing at a rate of 15 percent each year.   As consumer demand for organic food increases, so does the demand for products growers can use in their fields. “Farmers today face a quandary,” said Stephen P. Pavich, senior plant nutritionist at BioFlora®. “They recognize their responsibility as stewards of their lands to …

Agribusiness, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management, Organic

Farmers Edge – Global, Integrated & Independent

Jamie Johansen

When it comes to precision data technology, farmers today have many choices. Farmers Edge was eager to share what sets them apart from the rest and how they strive to boost growers crop production without forgetting about the need for constant improvement in sustainability efforts. Farmers Edge VP of Marketing, Marina Barnes, said, “We strongly believe you have to have …

Agribusiness, agronomy, Audio, Data, Farmers, Nutrient Management, Precision Planting

NRCS Adds Gypsum to List of Conservation Practices

Kelly Marshall

Earlier this week, director of research for GYPSOIL Division of Beneficial Reuse Management, Ron Chamberlain explained the NRCS program to ag writers and broadcasters at Ag Media Summit.  The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has added gypsum to the list of conservation practices, making it possible for farmers in a growing number of states to receive financial assistance to amend …

Ag Group, NRCS, Nutrient Management