Custom Agronomics Acquires BioTek Ag

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Florida-based specialty products company Custom Agronomics has acquired North Carolina-based BioTek Ag to expand its focus on nutrient use efficiency products. Custom Agronomics is a formulator and manufacturer of private-label liquid plant nutrition, nutrient use efficiency, and other specialty products for the agriculture, turf, and ornamental markets. BioTek Ag has more than three decades of experience helping farmers improve and …

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Huma® CEO Named Chair of TFI Biostimulant Council

Cindy Zimmerman

Huma® CEO Lyndon Smith was recently named chairman of The Fertilizer Institute’s Biostimulant Council. Smith has been involved in the humic space and with TFI since the mid-90s. “Huma®’s long-standing participation with TFI has provided me an opportunity to understand the intricacies, challenges, and untapped potentials of the fertilizer and biostimulant industry. It’s a unique privilege to be part of …

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Study Finds Higher Corn Yield with Pivot Bio Microbial Nitrogen

Cindy Zimmerman

A recent study at the University of Kentucky Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment found that replacing 40 pounds of synthetic nitrogen with Pivot Bio PROVEN® 40 can increase corn yields while reducing reliance on synthetic fertilizer. The study showed an average corn yield of 195 bushels per acre across nitrogen rates, and plots treated with PROVEN 40 yielded …

Corn, Fertilizer, Nutrient Management, Soil

Huma® Acquires Gro-Power, Expands Team

Cindy Zimmerman

Agricultural humic solutions company Huma®, Inc. has acquired global granular fertilizer company Gro-Power, Inc., effective immediately. The acquisition comes as the result of a long term partnership with Huma® supplying high-quality humates for Gro-Power humus-based fertilizer and soil conditioner products. In addition to Huma® Plant & Soil products encompassing liquid nutrients, plant protection and growth managers, the company now has …

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Get to Know Pivot Bio

Cindy Zimmerman

Pivot Bio visited the NAFB Convention Trade Talk earlier this month in Kansas City to talk about its unique offerings for farmers and companies. As a sustainable agriculture company, Pivot Bio delivers farmers patented crop nutrition technologies to deliver nitrogen to plants without the negative impacts of synthetic fertilizer. “Pivot Bio provides growers a technology opportunity to deliver a better …

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Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 32

Chuck Zimmerman

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Research Helping Growers Feed the World In this episode, we’ll discuss the importance of research in agronomic inputs. Two scientists with KAS, Stacey Wertz and Harjot Dhaliwal will talk about the challenges and rewards of …

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Field Notes from Koch Agronomic Services – Episode 30

Chuck Zimmerman

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Vital Tools in Range and Pasture Management In this episode, we’re discussing pasture and range management with our KAS experts, Technical Agronomist, Lacie Thomas, and Territory Business Manager, Ryan Walker. They’ll address pasture management and …

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Locus Ag Expands Rhizolizer® Biologicals Product Line

Cindy Zimmerman

Locus Agriculture (Locus AG) has expanded its award-winning Rhizolizer® product line to feature crop-specific formulas that ensure broader availability for farmers looking to boost return on investment by up to $4,000 per acre. Rhizolizer is a line of agricultural biologicals composed of carefully selected strains of endophytic microbes tailored to specific crops which are designed to colonize roots, promote early …

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BLUE Homogeneous Granular Fertilizer Introduced

Cindy Zimmerman

Timac Agro USA and Rainbow Plant Food have collaborated to bring a new generation of fertilizer efficiency tools to the agricultural market. “BLUE is a new fertilizer efficiency tool harnessing the innovation and technology of Timac Agro USA and elevating the high-quality precision nutrients and micronutrients offered by Rainbow Plant Food so that ultimately growers can realize higher profitability and …

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Yara North America Partners with Dairy Management Inc

Cindy Zimmerman

Yara North America and Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) have launched a unique soil health collaboration to explore the use of organic fertilizers derived from manure for the benefit of soil health and regenerative nutrient management practices. The partnership will complement the Dairy Soil & Water Regeneration (DSWR) project and trials are currently underway at Yara’s Incubator Farm in Auburn, Alabama, …

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