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.
In this episode, we learn more about Koch’s micronutrient assets from two of the leaders who worked on their acquisition. Koch’s Steve Coulter, senior vice president, and Michael Berry, director of Ag Market Portfolio, discuss how these new products will further the organization’s commitment to help growers around the world improve nutrient efficiency, utilization and uptake.
In this episode, we look at preparing for spring planting. You’ll hear from two experts: Jared Miller, master agronomy advisor for MKC and Garrett Buschjost, territory business manager for Koch Agronomic Services. They’ll discuss the impact unpredictable spring weather has on nitrogen and the solutions available to growers to address nitrogen loss.
Field Notes From Koch Agronomic Services - Episode 10
In this episode, we look at nitrogen loss and weigh the cost of nitrogen stabilizers with the value they bring to your operation. You’ll hear from two representatives from Koch Agronomic Services: Derek Rapp, technical agronomist, and Kate Koehler, director of product management and communications. They’ll provide an overview of nitrogen loss solutions and the many tools available to growers through their online Knowledge Center.
Koch Agronomic Services and Koch Fertilizer
In this episode, we discuss the relationship between Koch Agronomic Services and Koch Fertilizer. You’ll hear from Tim Laatsch, director of agronomy for North America for Koch Agronomic Services, and Scott Boyd, director of sales for Koch Fertilizer in the western U.S. They’ll explain how the two businesses work together to bring innovative products to market to help growers protect their nitrogen investment and touch on what the fertilizer industry anticipates for spring.
Nitrogen Protection and Urea Ammonium Nitrate
This episode addresses nitrogen protection and Urea Ammonium Nitrate – better known as UAN. You’ll hear Tim Laatsch, director of agronomy for North America, and Sara Beasley, territory sales manager, both with Koch Agronomic Services. They’ll discuss this versatile source of plant nutrition, how and where it’s used in North America and what growers can do to protect their nutrient investment while improving plant health and productivity.
Nitrogen Protection and Cold Weather Myths
This episode addresses nitrogen protection and cold weather myths. Technical agronomist Derek Rapp and product marketing manager Eric Vogel with Koch Agronomic Services discuss the misconceptions that cold temperatures stop nitrogen loss and ammonia volatilization is the only cause of fall-applied nitrogen losses. The two also talk about what growers in the wheat belt should know this winter.
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.