Comprehensive non-phosphite foliar program on walnuts demonstrates substantial economic yield increases in three years in a row on fully replicated trial compared to grower standard fertility program.

While an extension on higher phosphite residue was granted by the EU in 2015 for four 4 years there are still continuing concerns about the use of phosphite based inputs in walnuts and other nut crops as a result of European Union regulations.  Because of this, in 2015 Agro-K began a multi-year trial with independent […]

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A comprehensive non-phosphite foliar program in almond trial demonstrates significant yield increases three years in a row compared to the standard fertility program. Increased tree growth was also acheived.

ESCALON, CA – A multi-year trial by a leading independent research contractor, Brooks Bauer, (Two Bees Agricultural Research & Consulting) has found that the Agro-K non-phosphite foliar and soil nutrient program produced statistically significant increases of almond nut meat yield, tree growth, and overall tree health.   Nut meat yield increased 486lbs, 514lbs and 1,017lbs./ac […]

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Foliar Nutrition Strategies Blueberry and Cane Berry Growers can Implement this year to Maximize Fruit Size, Quality and Shelf-Life

Blueberry and cane berry growers can take specific steps to influence crop size and quality with foliar nutrition during the fruit “cell-division” stage.  This stage occurs for about 3-4 weeks post fruit set.  It is the period of time where individual cells in the fruit divide rapidly.  This 3-4 week window is one of the […]

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Increasing Marketable Potato Yield and Internal Quality

KThe field on the left was treated with two quarts per acre of Sysstem-Ready. The field on the right is an untreated control plot showing signs of distress and a slower row close. It takes countless hours of research and continuous trial work to get the right potato nutrition regimen in place. Growers want proof. [...]

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Boost almond nut yield and tree health with new foliar and soil nutrient program

ESCALON, CA – A multi-year trial by a leading independent research contractor, Brooks Bauer, (Two Bees Agricultural Research & Consulting) has found that the new Agro-K non-phosphite foliar and soil nutrient program produced statistically significant increases of almond nut meat yield, tree growth, and overall tree health. Nut meat yield increased 486 lb./ac in 2015 [...]

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Farmers boost days of corn stubble grazing for cattle with Bio-Mulch

Here’s something to ruminate on. Near Scottsbluff, Nebraska a farmer-rancher found over the last winter that his cattle preferred grazing Bio-Mulch™ 7-0-0 treated corn stubble so much that for a remarkably long time they wouldn’t even bother with the neighbor’s untreated half-pivot. And consider the production economics that resulted. The cattle required less supplemental feed […]

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Growers maximize almond tree health and yield in challenging weather

Growers looking to increase nut yields, achieve larger nuts and minimize alternate bearing problems should consider adding key nutrients that have early season peak demand to their hull split and codling moth sprays.  A summer application of key nutrients can be the key to boosting yields for next spring. Cool spring soil temperatures limit nutrient uptake [...]

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Increase Nut Quality and Yield by Improving Late Season Nutrient Uptake and Root Health with BioMax™ Dual Action +

High-quality, high-yielding nut crops require a robust, healthy tree root rhizosphere where natural soil born organisms improve the availability and efficiency of soil fertilizers to complement fast-acting prescriptive foliar nutrition programs. Agro-K Corporation’s new BioMax™ Dual Action + feeds and activates native beneficial bacteria and fungi to make more soil nutrients plant-available and grower investment […]

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Enhance walnut yields through soil and foliar nutrient program

Due to continuing concerns about the use of phosphite based inputs in walnuts and other nut crops as a result of European Union regulations, Agro-K, in 2015 began multi-year trials with two independent contractors, Brooks Bauer with Two Bees Agricultural Research & Consulting, Escalon CA and Steve Deitz of Sawtooth Ag Research, Woodlake, CA, to [...]

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BioMax™ Dual Action + amplifies late-season vine root development and beneficial soil microbial activity

In the fall, vineyard management focuses on harvest and then preparing the vines for winter. But this is also an ideal time to given attention to the late season needs of roots and the biosphere to amplify root development and beneficial soil microbial activity in order to improve nutrient foraging and uptake. A natural increase [...]

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A late-season application of BioMax™ Dual Action + amplifies root development and beneficial soil microbial activity

BioMax™ Dual Action + is a powerful multi-faceted soil fertilizer that was designed to address the new realities nut growers face. • Decreasing water supplies. • Increasing soil salinity. • The 2014 European Union ruling on phosphite residues in nut meat, which prevents growers from using phosphite products. Orchard management practices must account for and […]

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Nutrient management is key to improving fruit set, volume of wine

Nutrient management is key to improving fruit set, volume of wine Upper Midwest soils have always been perfect for bumper crops of corn and soybeans and are increasingly becoming a source of award-winning grapes for wine. Just as row-crop farmers apply manure, potash or other supplements to their soil to boost nutrient levels, vineyard owners […]

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Goodbye, Corn Crowns

Potato Grower Magazine Corn Residue Feature Story Goodbye Corn Crowns Helping microbes digest residue earlier reduces late nitrogen “In-season monitoring of petiole tests of nitrate levels showed we were getting more consistent and predictable release of organic nitrogen components in the soil, We want the nitrogen available early to mid-season and then we need reduced […]

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Sysstem-Pecan Testimonial

“Treating some of our orchards with Sysstem-Pecan™ and other Sysstem® Series foliar nutrients in 2014 gave the trees better health and vibrancy with a longer growth season than we saw in the orchards that weren’t treated. We hope that a late-season Sysstem-Pecan™ treatment will help reduce the alternate bearing we normally would expect to see […]

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Protect your grapes’ quality with potassium

Weather patterns have been so inconsistent from year to year, of late, and the result is highly stressed grape vines across the country. The result by veraison: stalled maturity and potassium deficiency that can threaten grape and juice quality. Weather gyrations have gone from polar vortex to long, cold and very wet spring seasons, to [...]

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