How to Grow Scrumptous Blueberries

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, fruit, StollerUSA

Dr. Micheal Orzolek, a professor in Pennsylvania State University’s horticulture department, can grow a mean blueberry. Orzolek has been involved in growing blueberries for the past few years. He has incorporated some of SollerUSA’s technologies to help rejuvenate the blueberry crop. Currently, he is using both a root applied and folio applied program with drip irrigation and early field tests …

Agribusiness, fruit, StollerUSA

Want Yield Increases? Then You Need Healthier Roots.

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, StollerUSA, Video

There was an unintended theme during the Ag Associates Conference in Houston today–root health.  I heard from several researchers, consultants and growers from all over the world that most farmers concentrate on plant health above the ground but don’t spend enough time learning about the plant under the ground. For StollerUSA, root health is one of their biggest areas of …

Agribusiness, StollerUSA, Video

Lynn Balinas Celebrates B-Day at Ag Associates Conference

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, StollerUSA, Video

We’re having a great time here in Houston at the Ag Associates Conference. So much so that it was hard to get everyone to take a break and have lunch! Last night, Lynn Balinas, the President of the Hondo Group, celebrated his birthday with the entire StollerUSA team. His team Patricia Lawson and Brenda Gilbertson, the PR gurus who are …

Agribusiness, StollerUSA, Video

Epigenetics: The Next Generation of Ag

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, StollerUSA

Farmers haven’t been trained to listen to their plants. But for Jerry Stoller, CEO of StollerUSA, that is what his company does best. In some circles, you could even call him the “plant whisperer.” While having breakfast with Jerry this morning, he taught a group of journalists how to listen and what we heard is….”epigenetics.” “This is going to be …

Agribusiness, StollerUSA

Hob Nobbin in Houston

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, StollerUSA

I spent the evening getting a preview of the research that is going to be presented tomorrow in Houston during the 17th annual Ag Associates Conference. I chatted with people from all over the world including Canada, Australia, Jamaica, Trinidad, North Korea, Cameroon, and more. One of the things I found most fascinating was to hear about the diversity of …

Agribusiness, StollerUSA

Heading South for U.S. Ag Associates Conference

Joanna Schroeder Agribusiness, StollerUSA

I’m packing my bags for Houston as I get ready to head to the U.S. Ag Associates Conference. I’m a kind of a self-proclaimed geek so I’m really excited to hear the research presentations from professors, consultants, growers, and StollerUSA group representatives. The conference began 17 years ago as a gathering of seven people, mostly consultants, whose goal was to …

Agribusiness, StollerUSA

U.S. Ag Associates Conference and StollerUSA

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, StollerUSA

What a week we had on AgWired last week at AG CONNECT Expo and what a week we’re going to have next week. Besides the Cattle Industry Convention and International Poultry Expo we’re going to have full coverage of the U.S. Ag Associates Conference courtesy of StollerUSA. So that’s the subject of this week’s program. This morning I spoke with …

Agribusiness, Audio, StollerUSA