Trials Show NutriMag Maximizes Yield

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Fertilizer, Nitrogen

For farmers looking to maximize yields while minimizing, costs, NutriMag is proving to be a solution for potato, corn, soybean, alfalfa and wheat growers.  A new series of trials by Innovative AgSolutions all showed increases in yield and produced visibly  healthier plants. “The NutriMag™ treated wheat is yielding in some areas – up to 30 bushels per acre more than … Read More

ARA Releases Statement on West Fertilizer Report

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, ARA, Fertilizer

More than two years after the fire and resulting explosion at the West Fertilizer Company the U.S. Chemical Safety Board has issued its concluding report and safety recommendations. The fire was responsible for the deaths of 12 emergency responders, three individuals and millions of dollars worth of damage.  The Agricultural Retailers Association is appreciative of the extensive investigations and resulting report … Read More

FurrowJet Maximizes Accurate Nutrient Placement

Taylor TruckeyFertilizer, Planting, Precision Planting

As precision technology continues to become more vital to crop production, Precision Planting has developed a new planter fertilizer attachment called FurrowJet, which accurately places liquid fertilizer in ideal locations for nutrient absorption. The attachment integrates dual-band near furrow (¾”) placement with optional third band in-furrow for maximum plant uptake, rate flexibility, and suited for a wide range of liquid … Read More

Fertilizer Industry Extends Beyond Ag

Taylor TruckeyAgribusiness, Fertilizer

When thinking of precision ag topics, large-scale farming typically comes front of mine. However, there are rapidly expanding areas of agriculture that are becoming hard to miss. Cannabis Now, the country’s leading magazine for the cannabis growing industry, has released its list of the “Top 25 Cannabusinesses of 2015,” and innovative nutrient manufacturer Advanced Nutrients, widely recognized as the #1 … Read More

Fertilizer Industry Honors 4R Farmers and Retailers

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Award, Fertilizer

The Fertilizer Institute is honoring five farmers and their fertilizer retailers as 4R Grower and Retailer Advocates in 2016.  These growers and retailers have exemplified the 4R nutrient stewardship program, using the right nutrient and the right rate at the right time and in the right place.  This 4R Advocate program was created to raise awareness and encourage adoption of the … Read More

NutriSphere-N Shown to Increase Corn Yield

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Corn, Fertilizer, Irrigation, Nitrogen

Three years of study have shown NutriSphere-N Nitrogen Fertilizer Manger to increase yields more than 10 bushel per acre on corn when applied through a center-pivot irrigation system. Irrigation Research Foundation, a private, non-profit, independent research and demonstration farm located in Yuma, Colorado provided the research.  Executive Director, Charles Corey, explains that use of NutriSphere-N made nitrogen more available for plants, regardless … Read More

Hagie Mfg. Releases Commodity Delivery System

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Fertilizer, Spraying

Hagie Mfg has partnered with Fennig Equipment to bring their customers the Hagie Commodity Delivery System (CDS).  This innovative solution allows a self-propelled applicator the ability to perform full season dry fertilizer, nutrient and cover crop inter-seeding applications. The Hagie Commodity Delivery System was created to work with the Cover Crop Interseeder (CCI) line for STS series sprayers.  A pressurized … Read More

FarmLogs Unveils Unbiased Recommendations

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Data, Fertilizer, Nitrogen

At their first annual FarmLogs User Conference in Orlando Florida, Farm Logs announced the release of an entirely new product for 2016.  Nitrogen Monitoring and Variable Rate Prescriptions for seeding and nitrogen are available now for their customers to use in the upcoming season. “We’ve taken a huge step forward in our mission to create a better future for farming. We’re … Read More

ARA Distinguished Service Award Presented to Pirkle

Cindy ZimmermanAgribusiness, ARA, Audio, Fertilizer

The Agricultural Retailers Association presented its 2015 Distinguished Service Award to Billy Pirkle, who has served as chairman of ResponsibleAg, an industry initiative which kicked off last year at this time. The organization assists fertilizer facilities with federal regulatory compliance through education, training and certification. “Agricultural retailers are already committed to stewardship and safety,” said Pirkle, who is Senior Director … Read More

New HarvestMaster Field Applicator Reduces Error

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Data, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Pesticides, Software

A provider of data solutions, HarvestMaster has launched a new applicator that allows the grower to apply various treatments to specific plots.   The applicator is set using the HarvestMaster’s Mirus software by a simple software plugin.  This technology reduces error and increases a grower’s productivity. Using the Mirus field applicator plugin, users can select which treatments to apply to … Read More