From fertilizer application tips to research updates, more ways to help your crops succeed.

February 27, 2017

Potato Field Trial Shows How to Increase Yield with Nu-Trax P+ Fertilizer

A recent potato fertilizer trial in Florida looked at a very effective way to increase yield of useable potatoes. Conducted by a third-party, the trial included three different fertilizer treatments for potatoes: The state’s recommendation for fertilizer based on soil test Typical for farmers seeking high yields, a fertilizer program with N-P-K rates higher than […]

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February 24, 2017

Added to Wheat and Canola Fertilizer Blends, Nu-Trax P+ Has Positive ROI in Saskatchewan

Trials conducted at Saskatoon’s Ag in Motion 2016 demonstrated the positive effects of better early season nutrition in Western Canada’s two main crops: spring wheat and canola. By adding Nu-Trax P+™ with CropStart™ technology to the standard wheat and canola fertilizer programs, the trials showed real-life results. Based on these trials, farmers can expect to […]

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February 24, 2017

Better Potato Fertilizers from Compass Minerals

Fertilizing Potatoes with Proven Products from Compass Minerals Potatoes have high nutrient requirements. Choosing the right fertilizer products will help ensure proper nutrition when it’s needed. And that results in better yield, quality and storability. When it comes to K fertilizer, micronutrients and starters, Compass Minerals has the right products for fertilizing potatoes: Protassium+ premium […]

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February 9, 2017

Retailer Tips to Sell Nu-Trax P+ Fertilizer to the Right Farmers

To become a valued partner to your farmer-customers, agricultural retailers need to understand which products have the best fit for their customers. Nu-Trax P+™ with CropStart™ technology can provide good value to farmers and add value to your pre-plant dry fertilizer sales. This article will explore: How Nu-Trax P+ can fit into your product portfolio Which […]

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February 3, 2017

Remote Start System Makes Adding Nu-Trax P+ to Dry Fertilizer Fast and Easy

New fertilizer handling equipment developed by Compass Minerals makes blending easier and faster for facilities working with Nu-Trax P+ and Wolf Trax DDP Nutrients. The HeftyPak Remote Start Dispensing System combines multiple technologies to ensure that an accurate amount of Nu-Trax P+ is added to a load by the touch of a button. And that […]

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January 19, 2017

How to Reap the Benefits of a Starter for Corn in a Dry Fertilizer Application

  Starter fertilizers for corn won’t show visual responses every time you use them, but they can be valuable when spring conditions turn tough on crops. “The way I look at it, sometimes there’s an increase in yield,” said John Holdsworth, field agronomist for Compass Minerals. “But starters always provide an insurance policy against early […]

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November 10, 2016

Nu-Trax P+ Delivers Positive Yields at the 2016 Ag in Motion Farm Show

Ag In Motion 2016 Western Canadian farmers saw the benefits of Nu-Trax P+ and Wolf Trax Boron DDP nutrients at this year’s Ag in Motion outdoor farm expo in Saskatoon, SK.  The Compass Minerals agronomy and sales team toured growers and retailers through the plots demonstrating various fertilizer treatments in canola and wheat during the event. The early season observations […]

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August 26, 2016

3 Ideas to Improve Your Soybean Fertilizer Plan and Get a Few More Bushels

One day of the 2016 Farm Journal Corn College events in Albert Lea, Minnesota, was committed to soybeans. I heard from farmers, retailers and agronomists that they are taking another look at fertilizing their soybeans for high yields. Before making adjustments to your fertilizer for soybeans, however, it is crucial to estimate the ROI of […]

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