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Understanding Nitrification Inhibitors

Nitrification is a natural process in soils that converts ammonium to nitrite and then to nitrate. Nitrate is the dominant form of plant available N in soil and unless taken up by roots, it can be transferred to either water or the atmosphere. Nitrate can leach below the root zone with the potential to be […]

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The 4 R’s in Nitrogen

When it comes to crop nutrients, nitrogen (N) is often the first nutrient that comes to mind. Nitrogen has a clear positive corn yield response; however, making the N applications maximize profits can be more difficult. When apply any nutrient you should always follow the 4 R’s: Right Source, Right Rate, Right Time, and Right […]

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TerraMax and the Importance of Inoculants

We announced as a company back in March that we would be carrying TerraMax products and since then, we have seen some great success from our customers who decided to give this inoculant a try. To refresh, TerraMax products include Azospirillum. It’s a naturally occurring, plant growth-promoting microbe (bacterium) that works as a nitrogen fixer […]

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Understanding Soil Microbes

When discussing soils, we typically omit one of the most important pieces of the puzzle – the soil microbes. Soil microbes are rarely discussed, and, if they are a topic of discussion, they don’t receive adequate attention. Although invisible to the naked eye, the soil is teeming with billions of powerful microbes responsible for a […]

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