How to Thrive in Today’s Ag Economy: Band & Split Apply Nutrients

Just like anything in life, we feel there are many ways to thrive in today’s ag economy. Even when things don’t necessarily go the way we had anticipated, there is always a way to bounce back. Sometimes the solution to our said “problems” could lie within the simplest of changes.

Have you considered banding and/or split applying nutrients?

The benefits of banding and split applying nutrients are many, but we’re not the only ones to notice. For the last two decades corn/soybean grower Dennis Werner, of Valparaiso, Indiana, has steadily improved his farm yields while beating county averages.

Dennis Werner, of Valparaiso, Indiana, will be sharing his experience with banding and split applying nutrients. For the last 25 years, he has done a good job of split applying fertility.

Dennis Werner, of Valparaiso, Indiana, will be sharing his experiences with banding and split applying nutrients. Over the last 25 years, he has done a good job of banding and split applying fertility.

He found that proper placement and proper timing reduced nutrient tie-up in the soil and nutrient loss due to leaching. This then allows for lower usage rates while maintaining or improving yields. Werner, who farms alongside his brother, will be sharing their cropping and fertility system and the changes they’ve seen in their soils, as well as yield results they’ve obtained, at our upcoming seminar.

Could this be a key to profitability for 2015?

Find out at our seminar “How to Thrive in Today’s Ag Economy – 10 Practical, Profitable Solutions” from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, January 29 at the Chateau Hotel & Conference Center in Bloomington, Illinois. For more information, click here or call (815) 872-1190 to reserve a spot.

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