21 episodes

The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) will break down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Crop science experts and others in the agriculture industry will discuss topics ranging from nitrogen loss and soil health to ways growers can increase operational efficiencies.

FIELD NOTES FROM KOCH AGRONOMIC SERVICES Chuck Zimmerman

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The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) will break down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. Crop science experts and others in the agriculture industry will discuss topics ranging from nitrogen loss and soil health to ways growers can increase operational efficiencies.

    Episode 21 - Brand Expansion: Finding the Right Solutions to Grower Challenges

    Episode 21 - Brand Expansion: Finding the Right Solutions to Grower Challenges

    The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less.
    In this episode, we’ll sit down with two members of the brand expansion team to discuss how they find the right solutions to handle the nutrient challenges growers face in the field. Michael Berry, director of brand expansion, and Doug DeGroot, brand expansion manager, also discuss their latest acquisitions and how products are integrated once they are added to the KAS solutions lineup.

    • 10 min
    Episode 20 - Hidden Hunger: Addressing Your Crop’s Unseen Nutrient Deficiencies

    Episode 20 - Hidden Hunger: Addressing Your Crop’s Unseen Nutrient Deficiencies

    The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less.
    In this episode, we sit down with KAS agronomists, Edwin Suarez and Lacie Thomas, to discuss how the ‘hidden hunger’ phenomenon could be limiting your crops maximum yield potential. The KAS experts explain the importance of addressing hidden hunger before it’s too late and how KAS can provide the solution.

    • 17 min
    Episode 19 - Protecting Your Nitrogen Investment: Spring Weather and Other Limiting Factors

    Episode 19 - Protecting Your Nitrogen Investment: Spring Weather and Other Limiting Factors

    The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (KAS) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. In this episode, we sit down with agronomist Jake Heitshusen from Ag Partners Co-op in LeSeuer, Minn., and Chris Buckentin, KAS territory business manager. They’ll discuss how important it is to have a spring nitrogen protection plan as part of your overall crop nutrition plan. The duo share real-life examples of when a stabilizer saved nitrogen applications that would have been lost to the limiting factors of spring weather

    • 13 min
    Episode 18 - 4R Advocate Award Winners

    Episode 18 - 4R Advocate Award Winners

    The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. In this episode, we’ll hear from two winners of the 2022 Fertilizer Institute’s 4R Advocate award, Shannon McClintock, a staff agronomist with MFA, and Wyatt Harris, a grower he works with in Hepler, Kansas. They’ll discuss how integrating the 4R Nutrient Stewardship framework on Wyatt’s operation worked to control input costs and helped them become better stewards of the land.

    • 19 min
    Episode 17 - Role of Micronutrients

    Episode 17 - Role of Micronutrients

    The Field Notes podcast series from Koch Agronomic Services (Koch) breaks down the science and technology behind agronomy to help growers do more with less. In this episode, we’re focusing on the essential role micronutrients play in boosting a crop’s performance by helping manage deficiencies and optimizing yield potential. You’ll hear from two experts at Koch: senior agronomist Edwin Suarez and product manager Kassidy Frederick. They will discuss why micronutrients play a critical role in a crop’s balanced nutrition plan and how growers can get the most out of their input investment by improving nutrient use efficiency.

    • 13 min
    Episode 16 - Research and Innovation

    Episode 16 - Research and Innovation

    In this episode, we’ll focus on research and innovation. You’ll hear from Tim Laatsch, director of agronomy for North America for Koch Agronomic Services, and Jeremiah Roeth, chief executive officer of aerialPLOT. The two discuss how growers can know when research is credible, why peer-reviewed studies are considered the gold standard and what new research tools are in the fields right now.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

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Omaha Riley ,

Nitrogen explained

There were lots of great nuggets of information in this podcast - many things I didn’t know about nitrogen. Like how nitrogen helps to make plants grow - really interesting to know exactly how that works.

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