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 …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Fertilizer, Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, Soil

Custom Agronomics Appoints New CEO

Chuck Zimmerman

Custom Agronomics, a leading provider of private-label liquid plant nutrition and other specialty products for the agriculture, turf, and ornamental markets, announced today that Tom Snipes has been appointed CEO. “Tom brings a valuable combination of agricultural experience and business expertise to Custom Agronomics. He has a track record of innovation and growth that will enable us to continue expanding …

Agribusiness, Agronomy, Biologicals, Nutrient Management

Envita SC Nitrogen Fixing Compound Approved in California

Cindy Zimmerman

Azotic Technologies announces approval of Envita® SC today by the California Department of Food and Agriculture for agricultural use in California. Envita® SC is a highly effective nitrogen-fixing product based on Gd (Gluconocetobacter diazotrophicus) that creates a symbiotic relationship with plant roots, stems and leaves, fixing nitrogen from inside plant cells. Envita SC is one of the most efficient N-fixing …

AgWired Precision, Nutrient Management

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 …

AgWired Precision, Fertilizer, Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture

Pivot Bio Program Pays Off for Growers

Cindy Zimmerman

Sustainable agriculture company Pivot Bio today announced that its sustainability program, N-OVATOR™, has paid over $6 million to growers for implementing better nitrogen management practices since its launch in 2022. N-OVATOR™ is the first insetting program to focus on nitrous oxide emissions. Repeatable by design and flexible by nature, the Pivot Bio N-OVATOR™ program compensates farmers every crop cycle for …

AgWired Precision, Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, Sustainability

Envita® SC Receives OMRI Certification

Cindy Zimmerman

Azotic Technologies announces that Envita® SC has received certification from the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) for use in compliance with the USDA National Organic Program. Tom Tregunno, Global Business Development for Azotic, says OMRI certification introduces Envita SC to one of the fastest growing segments in agriculture. “Growers supplying bio-rational and organic products will now be able to take …

AgWired Precision, Nutrient Management, Organic, Precision Agriculture

Pivot Bio Presents Abstracts on Breakthrough Technology at Research Conference

Cindy Zimmerman

Sustainable agriculture company Pivot Bio presented abstracts on its breakthrough crop nutrition technologies at the 2023 International Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), the Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). The company’s researchers and independent scientists shared their findings across 14 abstracts, highlighting the latest pre-publication research verifying the …

Agronomy, Corn, Crop Science, Nutrient Management, Soil, Sustainability

Adapt-N Focuses on Growing Integration Network

Cindy Zimmerman

Yara’s premier nitrogen management software Adapt-N has served agronomists for more than 10 years to support critical efforts in maximizing nitrogen investment and efficiency. Now, the company announces Adapt-N will focus efforts on building its integration network and will no longer offer direct interface access starting January 1, 2024 in order to provide long-term benefits and better suit the needs …

AgWired Precision, Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, Soil

DPH Biologicals and UIUC Partner to Manage Crop Residue

Cindy Zimmerman

DPH Biologicals and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) are teaming up to validate the impact biologicals make to accelerate decomposition of crop residue, with the goal of unlocking the adoption of more sustainable and profitable farming practices. Starting in spring of 2023, the UIUC Crop Physiology Lab run by Fred Below, Ph.D. and Connor Sible, Ph.D., began researching the …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Biologicals, Nutrient Management, Precision Agriculture, Soil