BioFlora Offers Organic Nutrient Balance

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management, Organic

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 … Read More

ClearAg Platform Advanced by @Iteris

Joanna SchroederAgribusiness, agronomy, Audio, InfoAg, Nitrogen, Software

What is the right time and the right amount of nitrogen to put on your field? Now growers can have a better answer with the Nitrogen Advisor, a part of Iteris’ ClearAg platform. To learn more, Chuck Zimmerman caught up with Iteris’ Jeff Kaiser who kicked off his remarks by noting that ClearAg is a data analytics platform that the … Read More

Spoon-Feeding Nitrogen Shows Benefits

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, agronomy, Crop Protection, Nitrogen

Experts at The Fertilizer Institute, as well as decades of research and practical experience, have concluded that matching nitrogen application to plant uptake can help to minimize nutrient loss, maximize utilization and improve plant performance and yield, and the increased move towards late-season nitrogen application, ­­­a best management practice for corn production today, has led to significant discussion about the … Read More

Friday in the Field Focuses on Nitrogen Management

Joanna SchroederEvents, Fertilizer, Nitrogen

Agro Liquid, in partnership with AgPhD, is hosting a Friday in the Field event with a focus on responsible nitrogen management. The event is taking place on Friday, July 29, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm in Michigan, at the North Central Research Station. Attendees will learn about experiments conducted to determine the best nitrogen management practices, as nitrogen … Read More

4R Approach is Just Good Agronomy

Cindy Zimmermanagronomy, Audio, Fertilizer, FS System, Growmark, Nitrogen

Rick Klevze is the location manager at the GROWMARK FS Bloomsbury, New Jersey location and was one of five crop specialists recently named as the first recipients of the new GROWMARK Endure 4R Advocate award. Klevze, who has over 35 years of experience and has been a Certified Crop Adviser since 1994, believes the 4R approach is a sensible way … Read More

Creating Environment for Yield Increases

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management

Balancing improved nutrient use efficiency, increase return on investment from inputs, and protecting the environment from nutrient run-off has been the goal of First Farmers Coop of west-central Tennessee. “Our objective is to let return on investment drive our customers’ nutrient management programs, as well as keep our farmers proactive where environmental stewardship is concerned,” says Alan Sparkman, agronomy marketing … Read More

Illinois Ag Highlights Progress Towards Nutrient Efficiency

Kelly MarshallAg Group, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management, Research

The Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council (NREC) has been working with public and private research organizations to help understand which management practices make the most effective use of nutrients and decrease environmental impacts. Now the group has released their Annual Report for 2015.  The report highlights the research projects that took place and shares the projects that successfully maximize … Read More

Pioneer, John Deere Help Growers See More Green

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Dupont Pioneer, John Deere, Nitrogen

If you have JDLink Connect for your John Deere Operations Center account you’re in luck.  DuPont Pioneer is offering John Deere customers the opportunity to try the EncircaSM Yield Nitrogen Management Service for free this summer.  The Encirca platform provides in-season nitrogen monitoring and management services. “We believe growers who try this no-risk offer will see value of the data-driven insights … Read More

WinField Releases Latest Answer Plot Data

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Crop Protection, environment, Fertilizer, Nitrogen, Research

Results have been released from the 2015 Answer Plot Program by WinField, and the data shows a positive yield response to split-season and late-season nitrogen applications made at critical corn growth stages. In the study, researchers compared the results of three different application scenarios. The two split applications observed in the study were made with the 360 Y-DROP applicator for … Read More

WinField Data Confirms Late-Season N Benefits

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Fertilizer, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management, Research

WinField is releasing data to help farmers get their best return on nitrogen investments.  The 2015 Answer Plot Program results showed a positive yield response to split-season and late-season N applications. To help farmers identify the best way to optimize N use by corn, researchers compared the results of three different application scenarios: 1) applying their total N allotment at … Read More