Crop Nutrients Articles

  • Making Better Herbicide Decisions with Weed Density Mapping

    Proper weed control early during the growing season is essential for reducing nutrient competition, gaining optimal crop health, and preventing yield loss. Weed management in corn and soybeans can be an extremely difficult problem to tackle and, if left unmanaged, can cause nearly a 52% corn yield loss and 49% yield loss in soybeans according to research conducted by the  ...


    By Sentera, LLC

  • How many days does it take to ferment organic fertilizer

    Most domestic organic fertilizer products can only be composted and fermented for 7-10 days, and such products can only reach the harmless standard. The fermentation process of high quality organic compost usually takes 45-60 days. This is because in the early stage of heating and high temperature of the organic ...

  • The market prospect of processing granular potash fertilizer is good

    The most basic variety of potassium fertilizer is potassium chloride, which is rich in resources, simple in processing technology and high in potassium content. It is the most widely used potassium fertilizer and the basic potassium source of potassium sulfate and potassium nitrate, accounting for about 90% of the total. Potassium sulfate is mainly suitable for use in chlorine resistant crops, ...

  • The production of bio organic fertilizer has great market prospect

    The biofertilizer project uses chicken manure, pig manure, cow manure, sludge, straw, plant ash and other wastes as raw materials. Due to the complexity of various raw materials, the nutrient content is different. The organic matter, nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium nutrient content of various animal manure are also ...

  • Function of phosphate fertilizer and production line of phosphate fertilizer

    Ⅰ、 Effect of phosphate fertilizer on plant growth Phosphorus is a large number of elements necessary for plant growth and development. The phosphorus needed for plant growth and development is mainly obtained from the soil phosphorus pool, or the plant can absorb enough phosphorus through fertilization. Phosphorus deficiency affects photosynthesis, respiration and biosynthesis of plants. One of ...

  • Benefits of applying organic fertilizer to oil palm

    Oil palm is a perennial evergreen gymnospermous woody plant. It not only consumes a large amount of nutrients, but also has characteristics of nutrient demand. In addition to N, P, K and trace elements, the demand for lignocellulose is higher. It is not enough to plant oil palm only by using chemical compound fertilizer. The predatory use of soil will eventually lead to the deterioration of soil ...

  • Application status of bio organic fertilizer

    At present, the domestic growers are not active in the application of bio organic fertilizer, and the utilization rate of bio organic fertilizer is relatively low, which is mainly used in vegetables, fruits, Chinese herbal medicine, tobacco and other high value-added economic crops. However, with the improvement of people's consumption level and safety awareness, the demand for green organic ...

  • Processing organic fertilizer by using crop straw

    The crop straw organic fertilizer production line is advanced composting fermentation process, inoculates high-speed and high-efficiency fermentation bacteria, which makes the straw cellulose rapidly decompose and transform, and all kinds of pathogenic bacteria, weed seeds and ...

  • Improve Fall Nitrogen Practices

    In most of the US, this fall was a wet one. Chances are, you didn’t get much of a chance to get fall anhydrous in the ground. Beacuse of this, we wanted our agronomist, Barry Anderson, to answer a few of our burning questions related to fall nitrogen application. You may have missed the window this year, but here are some tips to keep in mind for next ...


    By Ag Leader Technology

  • Production process diagram of organic fertilizer

    The whole process of organic fertilizer production line can be simply divided into three processes: pre-treatment, primary fermentation and post-treatment. Pretreatment: After the compost raw materials are transported to the storage yard, weighed by the scale, sent to the mixing and mixing device, mixed ...

  • Thern’s Winches in Waterfront Operations

    The Mosaic Company, founded in 2004 by a merger of IMC Global and Cargill’s crop nutrition division, is the largest producer of Potash and phosphate in the United States. The Mosaic Company, located in Tampa Bay, Florida, helps the world grow the food it needs by mining and manufacturing potash and phosphate, used for fertilizer. They take great pride in developing ...


    By Thern Inc

  • Main Granulating Methods of NPK Compound Fertilizer Production

    NPK fertilizer can supply many kinds of nutrients needed by crops at the same time. The economic benefit is obvious. The production cost can be reduced by using compound fertilizer. Compound fertilizer is not easy to agglomerate, easy to store and use, and is widely welcomed. How to select granulator for NPK fertilizer production line? Several main granulation methods are introduced here. ...

  • How to Improve the Particle Quality of NPK Compound Fertilizer Production

    Granular fertilizers with uniform particle size, rounded appearance and good dispersibility are easy to gain the trust of users in agricultural production, and are convenient for transportation and mechanical fertilization. Good granular fertilizer has good effect and high value. So how to improve the granular quality of ...

  • NPK Compound Fertilizer Development and Fertilizer Plant Production

    Chemical fertilizer provides nutrients for continuous agricultural production, but single chemical fertilizer hasn't high utilization rate, limited promotion ability to crops, and a large amount of application is not conducive to crop growth. NPK compound fertilizer production has become the main trend of fertilizer. The granulation process of ...

  • How to make chicken manure

    I. market prospect of chicken manure organic fertilizer (1) because of the short intestines, the feed is not fully digested and utilized, and a large number of nutrients will be discharged with feces. And chicken manure is fermented and matured by organic fertilizer machine and feed with high energy value is added, which can not only make pigs grow ...

  • Irrigation and Nutrition

    Mike, our Agronomist, was recently asked a few questions about irrigation and nutrition for a magazine.  What quality parameters can be influenced (fruit size, flavour, firmness, shelf life, etc.)? All crop quality parameters can be enhanced through correct use of nutrition. Having the ideal strength and balance of nutrients at all stages of the crop cycle ...


    By Hortifeeds

  • What is Agro-Z Soil Additive Growth Media?

    How it is used as a soil additive to enhance plant growth for agriculture/horticulture companies? Plants can be demanding in the best of times. Anyone from first time gardeners to experienced farmers can attest to this fact. There are numerous elements including soil additives that need to be carefully considered and monitored when raising anything from flowers to fruits and vegetables to ...

  • Coated seeds may enable agriculture on marginal lands

    A specialized silk covering could protect seeds from salinity while also providing fertilizer-generating microbes Providing seeds with a protective coating that also supplies essential nutrients to the germinating plant could make it possible to grow crops in otherwise unproductive soils, according to new research at MIT. ...

  • 4 Benefits of Using Agro-Z Sustainable Soil Additive for Agriculture Companies

    There are many complex aspects to soil quality that can affect the growth and health of plants. Soils in different areas have different physical and chemical compositions that can be good or bad for farming. In the case of naturally rich and beneficial soil, over time, nutrients will be depleted. For other soils, plants could not be grown well there naturally. In those cases, a sustainable soil ...

  • Economic Benefit of Producing Slow-acting NPK Complex Fertilizer

    Because of the low utilization rate of chemical fertilizer, people try to make a slow-release and high-utilization fertilizer to meet the demand of nitrogen in different growth stages of crops, reduce the loss of nitrogen leaching and volatilization, reduce the fixation of phosphorus and potassium fertilizers in the soil, so that the fertilizer can supply nutrients according to the requirement of ...

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