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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 […]

Fertilizer Prices Remain Stable / Using Land Rollers to Aid Clod Breakdown

Fertilizer Update by Rob Fritz

Rob Fritz - rob.f@heftyseed.com

Spot prices on urea in the Twin Cities remain near $600/ton U.S.  P and K prices remain stable, but price increases for spring are expected.  Liquid 28% is holding steady and supplies are good. 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

Using Land Rollers to Aid Clod Breakdown

With all of the rough fields filled with large dirt clods, there has been talk of using land rollers to break them up this spring if mother nature doesn’t do it herself.  Keep in mind that land rollers are designed to push large solid objects (rocks or perhaps large hard dirt clods) into the ground.  So if you go out and try to break up the clods with a land roller, make sure you’re actually breaking them up and not just pushing them down into the soil. If the clods don’t break up as planned, you may need to resort to another type of tillage. Click here to send Mike an e-mail. [table “1” not found /]
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