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Lower Fertility Prices Likely Coming / Nozzle Selection

August 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Fertilizer Update by Rob Fritz Lower prices on the horizon? We are expecting fall fill prices to come out soon.  From all indicators, it looks like fertilizer will be lower and possibly much lower than last season.  […]

Beware Locking in 2017 Urea / GPS and Sprayer Boom Section Control

June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Fertilizer Update by Rob Fritz I have been getting reports of people trying to lock in 2017 urea right now. It better be priced pretty low because we can get urea out of the Twin […]

Fertilizer Prices Continue Decline / Dig to Check Seeding When Planting

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Fertilizer Update by Rob Fritz Fertilizer prices are heading down. Urea is now available in the Twin Cities for less than $260.00/ton. This puts dry N at a huge price advantage over liquid sources […]

Fertilizer Prices Continue Slight Declines / Harvest Safety on the Road

October 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Fertilizer Prices Continue Slight Declines / Harvest Safety on the Road

Fertilizer Update by Rob Fritz Fertilizer prices are heading down. Urea is now available in the Twin Cities for less than $260.00/ton. This puts dry N at a huge price advantage over liquid sources […]

Urea Demand Still High / What Solar Interference Means for Your Farm Equipment

Fertilizer Update by Rob Fritz

Rob Fritz - rob.f@heftyseed.com

Supplies of 28% are still great, and prices have leveled off.  Urea demand is still very high, and prices remain very high.  Twin Cities terminals are suffering intermittent supply shortages, and that should continue through the spring.  Look for very little price drop between now and late July. Call us for more information at 1-800-274-3389. Click here to send Rob an e-mail.      

Equipment Tips by Mike Bemboom

Mike Bemboom - mike.bemboom@heftyseed.com

What Solar Interference Means for Your Farm Equipment

In the past few weeks, there has been some abnormal solar activity. Solar storms like these have been known to affect GPS signals, which in turn can affect the accuracy of your tractor’s GPS-based guidance and steering. There are websites, like this one http://www.navcomtech.com/Support/Tools/satellitepredictor/main.cfm, that track satellites and can show you how many satellites you should be able to see during the day specific to your location. With the information websites like this provide, you can see the number of satellites available to you during the day and plan your GPS activity around any poor coverage times. Give me a call at 1-800-274-3389 if you have any questions. Click here to send Mike an e-mail. [table “1” not found /]
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