GROWMARK Encourages Sustainability with N-WATCH

Kelly MarshallAudio, Growmark, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management

Farmers know that every year is different, so GROWMARK is helping producers make the best choices for their fields both environmentally and economically through the N-WATCH program. “It’s a tool that allows us to better manage nitrogen, so we’re doing what’s best for the crop from an economic standpoint, but also from an environmental standpoint, so we’re not over applying,” … Read More

Actagro Introduces Innovative Approach to N Management

Kelly MarshallNitrogen, Nutrient Management

For growers looking to management nitrogen applications in a natural, sustainable way, Actagro LLC has introduced it’s newest product, Proximus. Derived from Nutri-Guard Technology the product can be sued with liquid N fertilizer to deliver nutrients to the plant when they are needed most. “Proximus represents a new alternative solution for nitrogen management in production agriculture,” said Monty Bayer, President and … Read More

Nitrogen Management Solutions from Agrium

Kelly MarshallASTA, Audio, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management

Temperatures across the U.S. have discovered winter, prompting growers to start thinking about next year, particularly when it comes to applying nitrogen. That’s where Scott Russell and Doug Akromas come in. They represented Agrium at the Trade Talk event at NAFB, a company that produces, markets and sells fertilizers. Nitrogen management is a big deal for a lot of reasons, … Read More

Survey Highlights Illinois Nutrient Management

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management, USDA

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), along with the Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council (NREC) and Illinois Farm Bureau have released the latest Producer Survey.  The 2015 survey focused on questions relating to nutrient management and knowledge of  Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (NLRS), as well as conservation practices like cover crops, edge-of-field practices, use of soil tests and erosion management.  Responses … Read More

Koch Products Protect Against Risk

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Audio, NAFB, Nitrogen

As the Director of Agronomy, Greg Schwab leads the team of agronomists at Koch Agronomic Services in helping growers understand options for nitrogen.  Growers will recognize those products as AGROTAIN, AGROTAIN PLUS, and SUPERU, Schwab told me at the recent Trade Talk event at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting. Koch’s products are specifically created to make the most of nitrogen investments, Schwab says. … Read More

GROWMARK Talks Future of Nitrogen at #NAFB16

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Audio, Growmark, NAFB, Nitrogen

Lance Ruppert is the Director of Agronomy Marketing for GROWMARK. Among his many other responsibilities, Ruppert participated in the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk event in Kansas City earlier this month, talking about the GROWMARK Endure sustainability platform and how higher yields are being attained more sustainably with better agronomics. With the genetic potential for crops is on … Read More

FS Puts 4R in Focus at #FarmProgressShow

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

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 … Read More

EFC Systems and Adapt-N Announce Integration

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management

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 … Read More

Veris Technologies and The Climate Corporation Collaborate

Cindy ZimmermanNitrogen, Nutrient Management, Soil

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 … Read More