As the weather changes, it is clear that spring has surely arrived. Farmers are busy getting equipment ready for the field, seed is being delivered, and everyone is working hard to finalize their game plan for the season ahead.
Peas, Lentils , Vetches & Faba Beans Rhizobia species: Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar viciae Treats the following: Austrian winter pea, Chickling vetch, Common vetch, Faba bean, Field pea, Flat pea, Garden pea, Hairy vetch, Lentil, Manantha vetch, Narrowleaf vetch, Purple vetch, Rough pea, Specter pea, Sweet pea, Tangier pea, Trapper pea Products: America’s Best Inoculant...Read More
Dowdy Posts Historic Yields Georgia grower is the first farmer in the world to produce 400-bushel corn and 100-bushel soybeans in the same year. STORY AND PHOTOS BY DAN MILLER, PROGRESSIVE FARMER, NOVEMBER 2014 Randy Dowdy confessed to being a bit stressed on this day in late August, an ever present can of 7UP in his hand. The corn-growing...Read More
It is fairly common knowledge that inoculation is a benefit to a soybean crop. However, do we really know why it is so important? How does an inoculant really help the plant? Is it worth the extra cost? Often we are simply instructed to sprinkle some product in the seed box and be on...Read More
In keeping with ABM's™ mission of educating the farmer, this blog post was drafted to address the effects of last year's (2012) drought on Bradyrhizobia populations for the upcoming planting season. An article published in the August 14- August 20 edition of The Ohio State University C.O.R.N. Newsletter, titled “Survival of Soybean Rhizobia Cells...Read More
What is Graph-Ex SA™ for Soybeans? Graph-Ex SA™ for Soybeans is an inoculant, or seed treatment, containing a specially formulated blend of Excalibre® Soybean inoculant plus SabrEx® Root Inoculant formulated in a talc-graphite carrier. Graph-Ex SA™ is comprised of both proprietary beneficial bacteria (Bradyrhizobia) and beneficial fungi (Trichoderma) that provide a more efficient use...Read More
This is a guest post by Steven Peel, owner of Seed Solutions and distributor of ABM™ products. Steven has been a part of the seed industry since 1981. Learn more about Steven by visiting: http://www.yourseedsolutions.com/Welcome_Page.php A few years ago, after having several customers with land coming out of CRP, I was in need of...Read More