fertilizer

John Deere Dry Spinner Spreader puts precision into fertilizing

· August 24, 2018

Applying dry fertilizer and other nutrients across a wide variety of crop and field applications can now be more precise with the new John Deere DN495 G5 Dry Spinner Spreader for the F4365 High-Capacity Nutrient Applicator. The DN495 G5 Dry Spinner Spreader, available as a factory-installed option for model year 2019 machines, features full side-to-side […]

Kasich’s order to dictate fertilizer use across 2M Ohio acres

· July 13, 2018

Ohio farmers in eight Maumee River watersheds could face a whole new regulatory reality in their daily farm operations following Governor John Kasich’s announcement of a new Executive Order Wednesday. The order will likely dictate nutrient management including fertilizer and manure applications. The order directs a number of state agencies, including the Ohio Environmental Protection […]

Minnesota farmers behind in planting get help from governor

· May 17, 2018

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is providing some much needed relief for Minnesota farmers behind in planting. Governor Dayton has signed an Emergency Executive Order 18-07, to deliver emergency relief from regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, pertaining to hours of service for motor carriers and drivers delivering fertilizers in Minnesota. Due to […]

Minnesota Governor unveils groundwater protection measure

· March 12, 2018

Following 17 public meetings that engaged over 1,500 farmers, landowners, and other Minnesotans in conversations across the state, Governor Mark Dayton and Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson last week proposed a new groundwater protection measure. The proposal would help reduce elevated nitrate levels in groundwater and ensure more Minnesota residents have clean, safe, reliable drinking […]

Calculating manure application rates? Illinois has an app

· November 14, 2017

For producers using manure as a natural fertilizer, calculating the right manure application rate can be a time-consuming process. However that’s not the case in Illinois anymore — the state now has an app for that. Dr. Ted Funk, Agricultural Engineering Consultant for the Illinois Pork Producers Association has been charged with developing an Illinois […]

Washington State University mobile extracts the good from manure | AGDAILY

Washington State University mobile extracts the good from manure

· November 4, 2016

Washington State University researchers have figured out a way to ‘make lemonade from lemons’ with manure. Over the next two years, WSU scientists will build and operate a mobile system to fully develop a phosphorous-rich fertilizer. The “Mobile System for Nutrient (Phosphorus) Recovery and Cost Efficient Nutrient Transport” project will build and operate a mobile […]

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