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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 […]


June 16, 2016

Minnesota Farmer Wins Drone

Minnesota farmer Ray Hewitt is getting a better look at his fields with the help of a new DJI Phantom 3 drone. The farmer from Le Sueur, Minnesota, won the drone after he completed the eLearning Tool about early season nutrition on during a special promotion earlier this year. Ray will now be able […]


April 22, 2016

Nu-Trax P+ Improves Early Season Growth in Rice Fertilizer Trial

Because phosphorus is commonly applied to flooded rice fields once the plant shoots have penetrated the surface of the water, we were interested in conducting a fertilizer trial to see if adding low rates of phosphorus and zinc with Nu-Trax P+ to pre-plant fertilizer applications could enhance the early season nutrition of rice plants. In […]


April 6, 2016

Fertilizer trials show consistent corn yield bumps with Nu-Trax P+

Nu-Trax P+ fertilizer has shown consistent yield benefits in third-party corn fertilizer trials. From Maryland to South Dakota, the corn yield trials have put Nu-Trax P+ to the test in a multitude of growing conditions: Fertility programs that included no granular phosphorus or sulfur to highly managed programs including in-furrow micronutrients and side-dressed nitrogen Very […]


March 8, 2016

CropLife’s “Make Dry Fertilizer Work Harder” Webinar is Now On-Demand

Paul Reising, micronutrient product manager for Compass Minerals, recently presented a CropLife webinar, “Make Dry Fertilizer Work Harder for You and Your Customers This Spring.” The webinar is now available for on-demand viewing on the CropLife website. In the webinar, Paul shares how retailers can expand the number of acres on which they an sell […]