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Farm management strategies to protect against emerging global mega-shocks

Families and business firms around the world are buckling under rising costs of food and willing workers. You’re fortunate if your farm can plant and harvest on time with family help, or part-time workers such as a retired neighbor or two.  September 21, 2021 Management and retail sales websites are buzzing with concern over shortages of food, basic …

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Biologically healthy soil, keen management help you hang onto profit margins

2020 is the fourth growing season for AgriEnergy Resources field tests of a new biologically active foliar product labeled LF-1. It’s an example of how farmers can reduce costs for  NPK and chemicals. The goal: Manage the power of soil biology instead of paying more to chemical, seed and fertilizer corporations. March 19, 2020 — You’d call this news “premature.” But we’ve …

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How cover crops rescued a Florida citrus grove from death by greening

For several years we’ve worked with Florida citrus specialists, encouraging use of foliar nutrients plus cover crops in citrus groves to help fight off citrus greening disease. We’ve also tried to coax growers to raise cover crops, versus barren-ground spraying with glyphosate under trees and down alleys. We took our lessons from Dr. Don Huber, …

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More reasons to watch the climate-change contrarians as a guide to your farming future

    Whenever I’ve seen the James Delingpole byline on a climate-change article, I read it immediately. I know he will be accurate, revealing, and spiced with keen-edged British humor.  That was verified again Nov. 17 when James once again documented why “Climategate” persists as the “biggest scandal in the history of climate science.”  I encourage you — for the sake …

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How to coax more yield as corn prices jump $1, with further gains posslble

Until early May, we heard many farmers challenging: “How many $10-per=acre yield boosters can I throw at a questionable corn crop that’s worth hardly more than $3 a bushel? Our experienced customers remained steady on their WakeUP usage because they see consistent benefits. But they hesitate on new biologically-friendly “bugs in a jug” or nutrients like like Mainstay Calcium …

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WakeUP Advantage

WakeUp Advantage

WakeUP Advantage is one of the formulations we’ve developed and field-tested since 2008. In warmer climates like Florida, it’s especially effective for its three primary purposes:   1. Powerful surfactant, highly efficient at clear-coating leaves — even waxy leaves like citrus. 2. Fast-acting penetrant that softens and lifts the waxy barrier on warm-climate leaves, allowing thorough penetration …

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Ways to get fall residue digestion started — bypassing pressures of your harvest rush

JimMitchell of Eaton, Ohio, lines up extra help to run his sprayer while he combines. The residue breakdown spray, including Residuce from AgriEnergy, hits stalks within a day behind the combine. Then the stalks are tilled in very lightly… the top few inches. One of the most common fall tillage operations now is the vertical disk. A few use …

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Update on Dave Schwartz 2016 corn yields with full-season foliars

Bob Streit’s yield summary of Dave Schwartz corn program for 2016, with a full season foliar nutrition program and Bio Empruv on some fields as a treatment for the “new” Goss’s wilt entity: Low river bottom fields, surrounded by trees and having a terrible disease history. Best yield ever on whole farm:       …

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Glyphosate measured in urine of 99.6% of 2,009 German citizens tested

If you prefer to read the original report in German, here’s the link.   On March 4, 2016, the results of “Urinals 2015« were presented to the media in a well-attended press conference at the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Berlin. As part of the “urinals” have a total of 2011 citizens from Germany in the …

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Why big ag corporations want you to believe the Trans-Pacific Partnership will help you

The full 6,000-page text of the “Trans-Pacific Partnership” was finally released to the public Thursday, Nov. 5 — by New Zealand.  American farmers who’ve been assured that the TTP will open up new markets would be advised to read the relevant sections of the pact and realize that: 1. The treaty would supersede U.S. sovereignty …

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