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  • Apr 26, 2011

    New tool for precision nutrient application 1

      One evening before dinner at the 2011 Commodity Classic, I had the pleasure of visiting with National Corn Growers Association’s first vice president Garry Niemeyer. Niemeyer told me about a new NH3 control system that he and colleague Jerry McCulley are planning to install on an anhydrous toolbar this summer. With the rising cost of anhydrous ammonia, they needed a system that would control application rates more precisely than conventional controllers....More
  • Apr 4, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    EMD markets new growth promoter product called Ratchet 2

    A new postemerge product for corn and soybeans called Ratchet is available from EMD Crop Bioscience. Ratchet is a growth promoter to help increase yields. Last year's field trials demonstrated a 4- to 5-bu./acre advantage with Ratchet in corn and a 1- to 2-bu./acre yield increase in soybeans, according to Chuck Broughton, EMD....More
  • Mar 15, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    Novozymes expands biologicals with EMD purchase 2

    Novozymes is branching further into the U.S. biological market with the purchase of EMD/Merck Crop BioScience. David Fox, Novozymes marketing manager, explains why there's a growth in the biologicals for the farm market....More
  • Feb 23, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    NFMS: Exhibitors discuss agricultural business trends for 2011 1

    Company reps discuss tillage, fertilizer application and other trends they've observed while showing their newest products at the 2011 National Farm Machinery Show....More
  • Feb 21, 2011
    Farm Industry News

    NFMS: Roving Reporter (and farmer) Scott McPheeters discovers show gems, Part 1 2

    Nebraska farmer Scott McPheeters offers up his list of unique tools and equipment at the 2011 National Farm Machinery Show. This portion of his list includes the Weed Wiper by GrassWorks, the Eco-Weeder by Univerco, the Soil Warrior nitrogen applicator by ETS, the PitStop Pro by John Deere and the Vcutter from Tigerco....More
  • Feb 17, 2011

    NFMS: Great Plains shows new fertilizer Nutri-Pro system 1

    Great Plains Equipment's Tom Evans gives a walkaround of the company's new nutrient applicator and shares demand trends in the nutrient application market....More
  • Dec 13, 2010

    On-farm precision testing program expands 1

      The on-farm cropping practices testing network started by the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) in 2000 continues to grow. In 2011, farmers working with On-Farm Network programs expect to conduct cornstalk nitrate testing and/or field-scale replicated strip trials in at least 10 states, including newcomer Missouri. Other states with On-Farm Network programs include Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia....More
  • Aug 16, 2010
    Farm Industry News

    Mosaic studies nutrients needed for multi-trait corn 1

    Mosaic’s Dan Froelich explains new research showing that biotech hybrids need more nutrients than previously thought....More
  • Aug 13, 2010
    Farm Industry News

    StollerUSA Bio-Forge on Kip Cullers’ corn, soybean fields 1

    StollerUSA enlisted world-record soybean yield grower Kip Cullers to test Bio-Forge on his corn and soybean fields this...More
  • Aug 9, 2010
    Farm Industry News

    Nitrogen research news from Agrotain 1

    Agrotain International’s John Hassell reports on university research dealing with crop yields, nitrogen, and other...More
  • Feb 16, 2010
    Farm Industry News

    CropSpec On-the-Go Nutrient Sensor 1

    CropSpec provides immediate feedback for on-the-go changes in nutrient applications. Farm Industry News roving farmer...More
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