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We've got new headquarters!

We are settling into our new headquarters in Gilmore City. We remodeled the local Catholic school building to house several of our administration staff and supplies — the ultimate upcycling! If you ever visited our old office you probably remember how dusty and noisy they were being attached to the manufacturing buildings. This new office space is 2 minutes away but provides a little peace and quiet! We're also happy to keep building in Gilmore City. It's a small Iowa city but it's OUR hometown. Hopefully as we keep growing we'll be able to add a few more jobs in this new office. The local paper did a story about our new offices. We thought our blog readers might enjoy reading it. If you're in the Gilmore City area, please stop on by!
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Corn Yield Response to SuperCal SO4

Corn Yield Response to SuperCal SO4 Location:         Northern/NE Iowa Date:              2006 - 2008 Crop:              Corn Treatments:    Initial: 40 lbs S/acre (SuperCal SO4 @ 235 lbs/A)                      Follow-up: 10, 20, 40 lbs S/acre (SuperCal SO4 @ 60, 117, 235 lbs/A)
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2014 Iowa Turfgrass Show

Thank you to everyone who stopped by to discuss SuperCal & bunker sands at the Iowa Turfgrass Show!                                                                                             We look forward to seeing you at the next show! 
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Sugar . . . For the Soil?

One practice that has been gaining traction in agriculture over the past few years has been to add sugar to fertilizer. Many growers wonder what the point of this is.  I was first told about the practice from the late Dr. Skow.  He claimed that it increased biological activity in the soil, that nutrient uptake was impacted by the amount of soil life. By adding sugar you could increase bacterial counts and activity and improve nutrient mineralization. He warned that too much would increase fungal growth and cause problems.  
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