At the 70th Annual Convention of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting and on the Trade Talk floor I stopped in to see our friends from Koch Agronomic Services to find out what’s new in their world.
Vice President for North American Sales Ron Rustom tells me about the acquisition of new companies and how Koch looks to become the global leader in agriculture. While this new company is fairly young, they have a vision to take them further than ever before. “Our vision is to be the global leader in making nutrients more efficient,” Rustom says, noting that their acquisitions of Georgia Pacific and Agrotain International have really helped them toward that goal.
Listent to my interview with Ron here: [wpaudio url=”http://zimmcomm.biz/nafb/nafb-13-koch-rustom.mp3″ text=”Ron Rustom, Koch Agronomic Services”]
Greg Scwaab, director of agronomy for Koch, says they are looking ahead now to nutrient applications in 2014. He says that higher than expected harvest has been great, but they are encouraging growers to take a look at their application process as no one wants to wait for the last minute and now is a great time to be planning ahead. Greg says, “farmers learned they have to be prepared for loss of fertilizer, nitrogen especially.” He recommends their products to be safe and help prevent nitrogen loss in the field.
Listen to my interview with Greg here: [wpaudio url=”http://zimmcomm.biz/nafb/nafb-13-koch-schwab.mp3″ text=”Greg Schwaab, Koch Agronomic Services”]
Checkout photos from NAFB Convention: 2013 NAFB Convention Photo Album