Bio-Forge Shows Success at Managing Stress

Joanna Schroeder Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Farm Shows, Soybean, StollerUSA

Thousands of corn acres have been under various types of stress this year, many under the stress of too much rain. Corn that has undergone too much stress doesn’t perform well causing a grower’s yield to be down, and thus his profit. However, growers who have used Bio-Forge have seen their corn manage stress much better, leading to higher yields. …

Audio, Corn, Farm Progress Show, Farm Shows, Soybean, StollerUSA

StollerUSA Crop Photo Contest

Chuck Zimmerman StollerUSA

If you have an amazing crop this year then StollerUSA wants a picture of it. It’s their “Picture Perfect Crops” contest. Of course you need to have treated your crop with a Stoller product. StollerUSA is looking for amazing crop photos and Stoller success stories for entry in the 2011 StollerUSA calendar contest. Judges will select a total of 12 …

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Growers Give Stoller a “Green” Thumb of Approval

Joanna Schroeder Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Soybean, StollerUSA, Wheat

There was a lot to see and hear about at Commodity Classic but maybe the best testimonials for a product are the growers themselves. I spent a little time with two growers who gave several Stoller USA products their stamp of approval. Why? Because they have seen significant increase to their yields. Ken Miller, both a grower and ag retailer …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Soybean, StollerUSA, Wheat

Things We Learned During the Ag Associates Conference

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, StollerUSA, Video

StollerUSA’s Ag Associates Conference has come to a close. The attendees were pumped up by all that they learned and they are looking forward to next year. I asked many people during the course of the week what information they found to be most valuable. While many had a hard time just coming up with one thing (they all had …

Agribusiness, StollerUSA, Video

Drought Biggest Challenge for Stoller Australia

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, StollerUSA, Uncategorized, Wheat

Fifteen years ago, StollerUSA opened up an office in Australia, and today Stoller Australia has demonstrated that they have many products that are beneficial for Australian growers. I caught up with Richard Emery, who runs this division during the Ag Associates Conference. He began by telling me that the country has a diverse range of crops including wheat and cotton, …

Agribusiness, Audio, StollerUSA, Uncategorized, Wheat

Studying Soil to Improve Plant Growth

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, StollerUSA

Dave Alexander is a consultant with Agri-Science Technology. His area of expertise is soil and he exams, assesses and helps a grower understand where he is at using his product history and goals. I spent some time with Alexander during the Ag Associates Conference sponsored by StollerUSA. “In my practice I build a strong foundation first and then bring in …

Agribusiness, Audio, StollerUSA

Using Bio-Forge to Increase Soybean Yields

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, Hay, Soybean, StollerUSA, Uncategorized

This week, during the Ag Associates Conference hosted by StollerUSA, I had the opportunity to talk with Mike Molnar, with Town and Country Ag. His company is a co-op working in nine counties in North Eastern Ohio and three of their locations provide full-service ag products and applications for growers. Molnar told me that he has been using Stoller products …

Agribusiness, Audio, Hay, Soybean, StollerUSA, Uncategorized

The Quest for Higher Yields Starts with the Root Tips

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, StollerUSA

“The main objective that Stoller has is crop productivity. We’re interested in enhancing yields,” said Dr. Albert Liptay, the Director of Research and Development with StollerUSA, during an interview with me at the Ag Associates Conference this week. “We’re trying to understand what in the system of productivity will enhance yields.” Yield enhancements was one of the focuses during the …

Agribusiness, Audio, StollerUSA

Quality Forage Leads to More Profitable Dairy Cows

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, Feed, StollerUSA

Les Yoder is an expert on dairy cattle. His company Homestead Nutrition works not only to help improve the nutritional value of dairy feed, but also works on crop and soil nutrition. I spoke with him during the Ag Associates Conference to learn more about the benefits of good feed nutrition. “The forage component of the rations is extremely important …

Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy, Feed, StollerUSA

Techniques for Increasing Corn Yield

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, Corn, Research, StollerUSA

Dr. Ron Heiniger with North Carolina State University is an expert in corn. For many years, he has been researching how to increase corn yields and some of the research he has done in his test plots are showing promising results – 300+ bushels per acre results. To put this number in perspective, the average bushel per acre yield for …

Agribusiness, Corn, Research, StollerUSA