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What does all this rain mean to your field?

Obviously, it’s been a cool, cloudy and wet spring. So much so that corn planting, as of last week, stands at only 88%, 11% behind the five-year average of 99%. Only 44% of the soybean crop has been planted, way behind the 99% we experienced last year at this time. The stark weather contrast between this year and last has not only limited farmers’ ability to get into their fields, but also may have consequences in regards to soil fertility. During drought conditions, it is normal for a ‘bank’ of nitrogen to be stored in the soil as there isn’t sufficient moisture to move it in the soil, so it stays put. Soil samples taken by Iowa State last fall indicated that it may be possible to have upwards of 100 lbs N/A carryover to this season, which is roughly double what may normally carry over from year to year.…
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Check out our new SuperCal SO4 plant!

We are pleased to announce our new Fort Dodge plant is up and running and sending SuperCal SO4 all over the world. Take a peek below. This will make it easier for dealers to get the product in so you can use it on your fields. We know you want SuperCal SO4 and we've been working constantly to make it more available. Now you'll be able to get the best calcium source for your crops — never settle for something less!   The Blogronomist is maintained by Craig Dick, head blogronomist and VP of Sales and Marketing. Here you will find a wide array of blog articles from Craig and expert guests on topics related to soil and crop health, farming, and so much more. If it’s not here, ask us!

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New SuperCal SO4 plant loads first trucks!

On Thursday we loaded the first two trucks at the new Fort Dodge production facility!   To celebrate this achievement, we had a film crew on hand to document the event. Check out one of the camera guys in action: Check out the sneak preview of our video:   The full video should be posted to our YouTube page in 7-10 days!     Yield Starts Here is a blog for farmers, focusing on increasing yield and profitability by focusing on the soil. It is managed by Craig Dick, a Blogronomist and Sales and Marketing Manager at Calcium Products. Find other articles by Craig and guest writers at http://blog.calciumproducts.com. 
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