Fertilizer http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Creating an ultraprecise at-planting liquid delivery system http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/creating-ultraprecise-planting-liquid-delivery-system <div class="node-body article-body">Great Plains merges the tech of pulse width modulation spraying with a planter to create a new way to put fertilizer, insecticide or fungicide in the soil.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/creating-ultraprecise-planting-liquid-delivery-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/creating-ultraprecise-planting-liquid-delivery-system#comments Fungicides Insecticides Fertilizer Seed Farm Equipment Crops National Farm Machinery Show Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:58:00 +0000 81971 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>As this demonstration shows, the steel tub - left - drops a precise amount of material just ahead of the seed (only when the seed sensor measures a seed drop).</p> Willie Vogt Thinking in-furrow for improved performance http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/thinking-furrow-improved-performance <div class="node-body article-body">In-furrow application of a wider range of crop inputs is gaining ground to get the seed off to a good start. It will change the way you raise a crop in the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/thinking-furrow-improved-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/thinking-furrow-improved-performance#comments Fungicides Insecticides Fertilizer Seed Treatments Seed Farm Equipment Crops Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:52:00 +0000 81751 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Getting your crop off to a strong start will mean more than dribbling starter fertilizer into the row. There are a wide range of new technologies that focus on the seed that go into the furrow.</p> Creating a little mystery http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/creating-little-mystery <div class="node-body blog-body">The rising popularity of podcasts has companies trying that method of communication too. One approach - from Mosaic - aims to help solve a mystery. It's an interesting approach to telling a product story.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/creating-little-mystery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/creating-little-mystery#comments Fertilizer Management Farm Industry News Blog Sun, 11 Oct 2015 11:37:00 +0000 80591 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>What does it take to get a top soybean yield? One company is helping farmers answer the question with an entertainment approach in a new podcast.</p> New player in nitrogen management http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/new-player-nitrogen-management <div class="node-body article-body">BASF rolls out Limus nitrogen management which will be available for the 2015 growing season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/new-player-nitrogen-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/new-player-nitrogen-management#comments Fertilizer Crops Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:18:00 +0000 74141 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Spring application of urea-based fertilizer is a great way to cover a lot of acres fast. Protecting that urea from urease enzymes in the soil will help keep what you paid for where you applied it.</p> Photo: AGCO Special report: Inside Los Alamos National Laboratory http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/special-report-inside-los-alamos-national-laboratory <div class="field-deck"> Verdesian Life Sciences works with national defense lab to develop new crop health and nutrition products </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Plant health company Verdesian Life Sciences took the media behind the gates of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico this week to see where the technology for its plant health product Take Off was discovered. The technology increases the metabolism in plants to help them grow better. &ldquo;From the 1920s to 1970s, farmers saw a nice increase in crop yields per acre with mechanization and hybrid seed,&rdquo; says J.J. Grow, CEO of Verdesian. &ldquo;But yields have slowed down drastically since then.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/special-report-inside-los-alamos-national-laboratory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/special-report-inside-los-alamos-national-laboratory#comments Fertilizer Crop chemicals Growth Promotants Mon, 06 Oct 2014 05:42:00 +0000 72661 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Richard Sayre, scientist with the Los Alamos National Laboratory, walks us through some research and developments at the Bioscience Center. The lab is designed with an open environment to encourage collaboration.</p> Jodie Wehrspann Crop tech, fertility converge for higher yields http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/crop-tech-fertility-converge-higher-yields <div class="node-body article-body">Increasing sophistication of fertilizer appli-cation and use will be key as farmers work to boost yields and maximize their genetic investment, says Alan Blaylock, Agrium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/crop-tech-fertility-converge-higher-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/crop-tech-fertility-converge-higher-yields#comments Fertilizer Crop Protection Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:47:00 +0000 70361 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>A healthy crop with a top-yielding future is the goal of every farmer, but the road to higher yields involves a growing sophistication in the use of crop fertility.</p> Fertilizer price wars? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/fertilizer-price-wars <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">The Twin Cities, MN, is home to major agriculture companies, so our staff, all local, are privy to talk around town about these giants like Cargill and fertilizer company Mosaic. Today while I was driving in our first major snowstorm of the season I heard on our local 830 WCCO radio station an interview with John VomHoff Jr., staff reporter for the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal.</font></font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/fertilizer-price-wars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/fertilizer-price-wars#comments Fertilizer Inputs Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 05 Dec 2013 01:44:00 +0000 68941 at http://farmindustrynews.com 2014 Fertilizer price forecast: lower bills ahead http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/2014-fertilizer-price-forecast-lower-bills-ahead <div class="node-body article-body">Profitable pricing opportunities abound this fall for all major soil-nutrient products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/2014-fertilizer-price-forecast-lower-bills-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/2014-fertilizer-price-forecast-lower-bills-ahead#comments Fertilizer Crop Protection Tue, 05 Nov 2013 17:47:00 +0000 68511 at http://farmindustrynews.com Taking nitrogen technology to the next level http://farmindustrynews.com/ag-technology-solution-center/taking-nitrogen-technology-next-level <div class="node-body article-body">Getting the most out of N is increasingly important for a crop production budget. Enhanced efficiency N is available in two ways: stabilizers and controlled release. Both types of technology help maximize nitrogen’s availability to a crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/ag-technology-solution-center/taking-nitrogen-technology-next-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/ag-technology-solution-center/taking-nitrogen-technology-next-level#comments Ag Technology Solution Center Fertilizer Crop Protection Mon, 07 Oct 2013 17:46:00 +0000 67982 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>These urea granules have been coated with Agrotain nitrogen stabilizer. Photo: Courtesy Agrotain</p> Rain, nitrogen and the 2013 corn crop: How to prevent N loss http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/rain-nitrogen-and-2013-corn-crop-how-prevent-n-loss <div class="field-byline"> Source: Stephanie Henry, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Growers need to evaluate their situation to determine best nitrogen practices as wet weather continues and nitrogen loss becomes a possibility. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/rain-nitrogen-and-2013-corn-crop-how-prevent-n-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/fertilizer/rain-nitrogen-and-2013-corn-crop-how-prevent-n-loss#comments Fertilizer Nitrogen Mon, 03 Jun 2013 19:30:00 +0000 65082 at http://farmindustrynews.com