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  • The Great Potato Debate of America

    The Great Potato Debate of America

    Boil them, mash them, fry them, stick them in a stew – there are many ways to enjoy potatoes. This popular starch has become a staple in kitchens across the U.S., but what is the best way to enjoy this delicious vegetable? The team at Verdesian set out to discover America’s preferred method of preparing […]

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  • What Is Sustainable Farming?

    What Is Sustainable Farming?

    The sustainable farming definition has to do with a lot more than just crops. It is the act of sustainable agriculture. It utilizes ecological cycles in a way that is sensitive to the environment and the plant life within it. Sustainable farming practices promote environmentally friendly methods that protect the land and support the ecosystem […]

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  • The Best U.S. Cities for Supporting Local Farmers

    The Best U.S. Cities for Supporting Local Farmers

    If you were to say that farmers are among the most important individuals in the country, you wouldn’t get an argument from us. According to the USDA, in 2021, exports of U.S. farm and food products totaled $177 billion and Net Farm Income was forecast to reach $123.4 billion. That’s an increase of roughly 20% […]

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  • What Is NUE University?

    What Is NUE University?

    NUE University is an online learning platform designed for crop advisers, retailers, and growers. It’s supported by Verdesian Life Sciences and began in 2018 as a way to help those in the agriculture industry learn about nutrient use efficiency practices and technology. The learning platform’s information is divided into 53 online, on-demand modules that provide […]

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  • Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Amy Burton

    Meet the Nutrient Use Efficiency People™: Amy Burton

    It shouldn’t be surprising that someone whose career and education focused on crop physiology, plant nutrition, root biology and more would go to work every single day with a goal of developing ag breakthroughs. Amy Burton does just that.

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  • Gain Nitrogen Peace of Mind

    Gain Nitrogen Peace of Mind

    Each spring, farmers across the U.S. face many questions regarding their most expensive fertilizer input. No specific nitrogen source or application timing will be totally safe. So, why protect your nitrogen for only partial season control?

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  • Invest in the Future of Farming with a Nutrient Use Efficiency Plan

    Invest in the Future of Farming with a Nutrient Use Efficiency Plan

    Producers today must pay close attention to enhancing soil fertilizer efficiency, and focusing on plant uptake and utilization using enhanced efficiency fertilizer (EEF) technologies that limit nutrient loss and improve crop yields and quality.

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  • Nutrient Efficiency : Always In Season, Always a Good Investment

    Nutrient Efficiency : Always In Season, Always a Good Investment

    You can’t control commodity prices, but you can make a conscious decision to optimize your input costs, use efficiency technologies and engage in precision application along with factoring your individual soil, weather, crop production and regulations to reduce waste, improve efficiency and maximize ROI

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  • Iowa Takes Proactive Approach to Water Quality

    Iowa Takes Proactive Approach to Water Quality

    For farmers across the country, issues surrounding water quality are front and center. Many states are doing this well, and Iowa was among the first. At times, it may seem there are more questions and criticisms surrounding water quality than there are answers and solutions. So how can farmers manage nutrient runoff into waterways while also protecting their profitability?

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  • Converting Nitrogen to Bushels: Two Factors Keeping Crops from Productivity

    Converting Nitrogen to Bushels: Two Factors Keeping Crops from Productivity

    There are two primary factors that lead to increased plant vigor, growth and productivity – carbon fixation by stimulating photosynthesis and nitrogen (N) uptake and utilization.

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